Video on Demand Systems: Technology, Interoperability and Trials / Edition 1

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Video on Demand Systems brings together in one place important contributions and up-to-date research results in this fast moving area.
Video on Demand Systems serves as an excellent reference, providing insight into some of the most challenging research issues in the field.

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Editorial Reviews

Nine articles selected and expanded from presentations at a June 1996 workshop held in New York by the Digital Audio-Visual Council (DAVIC). Among the topics are DAVIC and interoperability experiments, an application implemented in Java, Columbia video- on-demand and multimedia research testbed with heterogeneous network support, a trial in Taiwan of a partially DAVIC compliant system, interactive television trials and marketplace experiences, and internet applications. No index. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780792399490
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 8/31/1997
  • Edition description: Reprinted from MULTIMEDIA TOOLS AND APPLICATIONS, 5:2, 1997
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 116
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.31 (d)

Table of Contents

Guest Editorial; Shih-Fu Chang, et al. Part I: VoD Testbed Development and DAVIC Interoperability Test. DAVIC and Interoperability Experiments; H. Kalva, et al. ARMIDA®: Multimedia Applications Across ATM-based Networks Accessed Via Internet Navigation; S. dal Lago, et al. An Interoperability Test-Bed and Test Results for DAVIC 1.0 Specification; H. Okuda, et al. A VoD Application Implemented in Java; A. de Jong, et al. Columbia's VoD and Multimedia Research Testbed with Heterogeneous Network Support; S.-F. Chang, et al. Part II: VoD and Interactive TV Trials. The Video-On-Demand Trial in Taiwan: A Partially DAVIC Compliant System; Yuan-Liang Su, et al. NTT's Joint Utilization Tests of Multimedia Communications - Utilization Tests for CATV and VoD over FTTH; I. Omiya. Part III: Applications and Content Providers. Interactive Television Trials and Marketplace Experience; J. Carey. From Interactive Television to Internet Applications; G.Gl. Hartwick, E. Horowitz.

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