Hands-On Guide to Windows Media

Hands-On Guide to Windows Media

by Joe Follansbee
     
 

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Hands-On Guide to Windows Media is a practical guide that teaches how to distribute audio and video efficiently and effectively over computer networks.

This book enables you to get up and running quickly and focuses on one of the most popular tools in the streaming media universe, Windows Media. This book will help you to understand the unique

Overview

Hands-On Guide to Windows Media is a practical guide that teaches how to distribute audio and video efficiently and effectively over computer networks.

This book enables you to get up and running quickly and focuses on one of the most popular tools in the streaming media universe, Windows Media. This book will help you to understand the unique characteristics and demands of streaming audio and video information over packet-switched networks. Ideal even for non-technical readers.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"This book is a very useful and enlightening hands-on companion for those broadcasters and individuals who use, or plan to use, Windows Media streaming technology." - European Broadcasting Union

"This is part of a hands-on series that serves as a great resource in streaming and digital media-based subjects for industry professionals." - HiTech Review

"Joe Follansbee has written a fun, easy-to-understand book that teaches people about streaming media quickly. If you want to get up and running in a matter of minutes, 'Hands-On Guide to Windows Media' is a great place to start." —Steve Mack, co-author of 'Hands-On Guide to Webcasting'

"This book is a comprehensive and easy to understand book that explains almost everything you ever wanted to know about Windows-based streaming media” - internetvideomag.com October, 2006

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780240807591
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/08/2005
Series:
Hands-On Guide Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

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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