Digital Interactive TV and Metadata: Future Broadcast Multimedia / Edition 1

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Overview

The book shows how digital-interactive television (digiTV) will affect the relation between the broadcaster and the consumer. Standardization processes, technological paradigms, and application development issues will be discussed. The emerging applications, innovations, and future concepts are described in detail. The triangle: content - end-user - technology will be conceptualized to create a vision and to overview provision of services that will be major innovative elments in the world of digital television. From the technical side, eXtensible Markup Language (XML)-based metadata standards are a major element in realizing new innovative concepts in the world of digital, interactive television. This book clearly shows by the introduction of applications and use-scenarios, which conceptual requirements and metadata models are applicable, which metadata subsets are applicable due to resource limitations, which metadata aspects are needed for nonlinear content viewing, etc. The book gives a broad and detailed both visionary and technical overview useful for graduates, engineers, and scientists; and last but not least decision-makers in the broadcasting industry.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780387208435
  • Publisher: Springer New York
  • Publication date: 6/30/2004
  • Series: Signals and Communication Technology Series
  • Edition description: 2004
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 258
  • Product dimensions: 6.32 (w) x 9.48 (h) x 0.71 (d)

Table of Contents

1 New paradigms in broadcast multimedia 1
2 World of digital interactive TV 11
3 Metadata fundamentals and concepts 31
4 Digital broadcast item model (DBIM) 83
5 Metadata system view 105
6 Innovations in digital TV 137
7 Conditional access, digital rights management and security 173
8 Digital production and delivery 181
9 Intelligently presenting and interacting with content 195
10 Consumer profiling and personalization 201
11 Ambient TV 211
12 Other application and service scenarios 215
13 Road ahead in broadcast multimedia 219
14 Abbreviations and acronyms 223
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