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*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 - perfect for newcomers - helps seasoned pros round out their knowledge*Covers a full range of video technology, from web and desktop videoconferencing to professional broadcast quality and high definition video.
- Publication Date:
- 14 / 09 / 2005