Video Over IP: A Practical Guide to Technology and Applications / Edition 1

Video Over IP: A Practical Guide to Technology and Applications / Edition 1

by Wes Simpson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0240805577

ISBN-13: 9780240805573

Pub. Date: 09/28/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Video Over IP gives you everything you need to know to choose from among the many ways of transferring your video over a network. The information is presented in an easy to read format, with comparison charts provided to help you understand the benefits and drawbacks of different technologies for a variety of practical applications.

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Overview

Video Over IP gives you everything you need to know to choose from among the many ways of transferring your video over a network. The information is presented in an easy to read format, with comparison charts provided to help you understand the benefits and drawbacks of different technologies for a variety of practical applications.

Readers who have a background in either video or networking will benefit from tutorials in both areas and the breadth of coverage that this book provides. Real-life application examples give readers successful examples of a variety of Video over IP networks that are up and running today.

After reading this book, you will be able to:
-Understand the basics of video today
-Understand the basics of IP networking technology
-Differentiate between technologies such as streaming, download and play, and file transfer
-Understand the benefits and drawbacks of a variety of video transport techniques
-Know what information you need to gather about their application before selecting a Video over IP technology and before beginning an implementation

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780240805573
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/28/2005
Series:
Focal Press Media Technology Professional Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
520
Product dimensions:
7.48(w) x 9.36(h) x 1.15(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Overview of Video Transport
Chapter 2: Video Transport Applications
Chapter 3: Video Basics
Chapter 4: Video and Audio Compression
Chapter 5: IP Networking Basics
Chapter 6: From Video into Packets
Chapter 7: Packet Transport
Chapter 8: Video Streaming
Chapter 9: Multicasting
Chapter 10: Videoconferencing over IP
Chapter 11: Content Security
Chapter 12: Transport Security
Chapter 13: IPTV - IP Video to the Home
Chapter 14: Video File Transfer
Chapter 15: Network Administration
Appendix A: Comprehensive Glossary
Appendix B: Reference Guide to Standards
Index

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