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Emerging Multimedia Computer Communication Technologies
     

Emerging Multimedia Computer Communication Technologies

by J. David Irwin, J. David Irwin, Chwan-Hwa Wu, Joe Czerwinski (Other), Jerry Votta (Designed by)
 
This book presents a global, up-to-date overview of virtually every aspect of multimedia computer and communications technology.Using extensive examples, this book explains the leading technologies of multimedia communication, and how they fit together. Coverage includes MPEG-4 and MPEG-7; cable modems; digital subscriber lines; MPEG-2

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This book presents a global, up-to-date overview of virtually every aspect of multimedia computer and communications technology.Using extensive examples, this book explains the leading technologies of multimedia communication, and how they fit together. Coverage includes MPEG-4 and MPEG-7; cable modems; digital subscriber lines; MPEG-2 over ATM; videoconferencing over computer and telco networks; IPv6, Virtual LANs and many other advanced technologies. The book begins with a description of contemporary multimedia computers including hardware, software, and compression standards; then reviews multimedia communication over computer networks, the Internet and intranets; and finally shows how multimedia and networking technologies can be integrated to deliver next-generation applications and enhance existing ones.For all professionals and students in telecommunications and computing, regardless of their technical background.

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Seeks to a provide a global overview of multimedia computer and communication technologies while avoiding complex technical descriptions. Covers computer technologies such as video for Windows, QuickTime, Indeo, and Digital Video Interactive; compression standards and techniques including Joint Photographic Experts Group (JPEG), and Motion Picture Experts Group (MPEG); types of local and wide area networks such as Ethernet, asynchronous transfer mode (ATM), and synchronous optical network (SONET); intranets and the Internet; broadband communication services; videoconferencing; and business, healthcare, and entertainment applications of multimedia. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130799678
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
12/30/1997
Pages:
443
Product dimensions:
7.29(w) x 9.54(h) x 1.06(d)

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