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Digital video distribution in broadband, television, mobile, and converged networks; trends, challenges, and solutions.

9780470746288

Digital video distribution in broadband, television, mobile, and converged networks; trends, challenges, and solutions.

Paul, Sanjoy.

John Wiley & Sons

2011

367 pages

$80.00

Hardcover

TK5105

Paul (Infosys Technologies Limited, India) provides an overview of the key theoretical and practical issues of digital video distribution over networks in a business context. He first addresses technology trends in chapters on convergence; video compression, encoding, and transport; Internet protocol television and Internet television; multicasting; and video on demand service over the Internet. He then addresses challenges of distributing video in open networks, including chapters on movie-on-demand over the Internet, Internet television, broadcast television over the Internet, digital rights management, quality of experience, and opportunistic video delivery services in delay tolerance networks. The final section discusses challenges for distributing video in closed networks and includes chapters on Internet protocol television, video distribution in converged networks, quality of service in Internet protocol television, quality of service monitoring and assurance, security of video in converged networks, challenges for providing scalable video-on-demand service, challenges of distributing video in mobile wireless networks, and Internet protocol multimedia subsystems and Internet protocol television.

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