Video Over IP: IPTV, Internet Video, H.264, P2P, Web TV, and Streaming: A Complete Guide to Understanding the Technology

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Taylor & Francis, Jun 26, 2013 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 504 pages
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Video Over IP gives you everything you need to know to choose from among the many ways of transferring your video over a network. The information is presented in an easy to read format, with comparison charts provided to help you understand the benefits and drawbacks of different technologies for a variety of practical applications. This new edition is expanded to fully cover HD and wireless technologies and new case studies.

Whether your background is video, networking, broadcast, or telecommunications, you will benefit from the breadth of coverage that this book provides. Real-life application examples give readers successful examples of a variety of Video over IP networks that are up and running today.
 

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Contents

Introduction to the Second Edition
DRM CONTENT OWNERSHIP AND CONTENT
Overview of Video Transport
IP VIDEO TRANSPORT APPLICATIONS
IPPACKET TRANSPORT
Network Impairments
Internet Transport
Review and Checklist Update
Acquiring Content
Encryption Systems
PRIVATE NETWORKS SECURE AND TRANSPORT
IPTVDELIVERING TELEVISION
Basic Concepts
IPTV Delivery Networks
VIDEO FILETRANSFER PODCASTING AND
Applications

Streaming System Architecture
Streaming Applications
Commercial Players
Review and Checklist Update
Multicasting System Architecture
VIDEOCONFERENCING OVER
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Wes Simpson is President of Telecom Product Consulting, an independent consulting firm that focuses on video and telecommunications products. He has more than 25 years experience in the design, development and marketing of products for telecommunication applications. He is a frequent speaker at industry events such as IBC, NAB and VidTrans and is author of the book Video Over IP. Wes was a founding member of the Video Services Forum.

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