Hands-On Guide to Streaming Media: an Introduction to Delivering On-Demand Media

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Taylor & Francis, May 24, 2006 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 336 pages
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This book describes the steps for creating an on-demand and live streaming video in an all-in-one refernce guide for new users and companies that need introduced to the technology.

After reading this book, you will understand:
- How the Internet works in relation to streaming media
- Client/server technology, specifically related to streaming media
- Strengths and limits of streaming media, including best uses for the technology
- Choices of streaming media content creation tools

 

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Contents

Audio andVideo Production Tools
2-40
Production and PostProduction Techniques
2-63
Encoding Audio and Video
2-92
Working with Streaming Media Files
5-56
Streaming Media and Metafiles
148
Embedding Streams in Your Web Pages
164
Alternative Systems and Methods
181
Live Webcasting vs OnDemand Streaming
205
Streaming HighDefinitionVideo
213
Case Studies
234
Resources
241
Index
261
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About the author (2006)

Joe Follansbee first became passionate for streaming back in 1995, and spent more than five years honing his skills at RealNetworks, the pioneering streaming media company. While there, he managed a quality assurance team for content in RealNetworks' flagship software, RealPlayer. Joe produced and hosted one of the first weekly audio newsletters delivered over the Internet. He has provided technical and logistical support for ABCNews, FOX Television, and MSNBC, as well as helped mom and pop Internet broadcasters put their signals on the Net. He founded a streaming media development company in 2001, and currently works as a freelance writer and consultant.

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