Video Over IP: IPTV, Internet Video, H.264, P2P, Web TV, and Streaming: A Complete Guide to Understanding the Technology / Edition 2

Video Over IP: IPTV, Internet Video, H.264, P2P, Web TV, and Streaming: A Complete Guide to Understanding the Technology / Edition 2

by Wes Simpson
ISBN-10:
0240810848
ISBN-13:
9780240810843
Pub. Date:
07/31/2008
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
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Overview

Video Over IP: IPTV, Internet Video, H.264, P2P, Web TV, and Streaming: A Complete Guide to Understanding the Technology / Edition 2

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. This new edition is expanded to fully cover HD and wireless technologies and new case studies.

Whether your background is video, networking, broadcast, or telecommunications, you will benefit from 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.

• This edition is expanded to include HD, Wireless, and IPTV technologies
• Understand video transport over IP networks - learn how to take advantage of technologies like MPEG, multicasting, RTP, and streaming
• Provides clear, easy to comprehend explanations of both video and networking technologies

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780240810843
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/31/2008
Series: Focal Press Media Technology Professional Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 500
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

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

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