Video Dialtone Technology: Digital Video over ADSL, HFC, FTTC, and ATM

Video Dialtone Technology: Digital Video over ADSL, HFC, FTTC, and ATM

by Daniel Minoli
     
 
Today there's feverish competition to get on the information superhighway-i. e. to deliver digital video from telephone or cable lines directly into homes and businesses. Here's the first book on the technology behind today's hottest communications services: edutainment. . . telecommuting. . . remote learning. . . interactive television. . . and

Overview

Today there's feverish competition to get on the information superhighway-i. e. to deliver digital video from telephone or cable lines directly into homes and businesses. Here's the first book on the technology behind today's hottest communications services: edutainment. . . telecommuting. . . remote learning. . . interactive television. . . and more! This visionary guide to the latest technological solutions already underway and others just emerging explains their long-term viability,current capabilities,and impact on the race to win the market. The book offers an early overview of such critical factors as regulatory aspects,VDT connectivity,business video,and products under development.

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Booknews
An explanation of the technical considerations, regulatory issues, and market requirements of video delivery, describing digital video architectures, services, protocols, and distribution systems. Discusses the long-term viability of digital video innovations, describes the activities of the major players among telephone carriers moving to video and cable tv providers moving to telephony, and includes a primer on tv and cable technology. For technology developers, planners, carriers, students, and end users Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070427242
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
05/28/1995
Pages:
495
Product dimensions:
6.24(w) x 9.32(h) x 1.39(d)

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