Video Over IP: IPTV, Internet Video, H.264, P2P, Web TV, and

Video Over IP gives you everything you need to know to choose among the many ways of transferring video over a network. The information is presented in an easy-to-read format, with comparison charts provided to help the reader understand the benefits and drawbacks of different technologies for a variety of practical applications. This new edition is expanded to cover HD and Internet technologies fully. ÊWhether your background is video, networking, broadcast television, or telecom, you will benefit from the breadth of coverage this book provides. Real-life application examples give you successful instances of a variety of video-over-IP networks that are up and running today. ÊFeatures in the Second Edition:Completely revised and updated throughout, including new case studies and dozens of new illustrationsExpanded coverage of IPTV, HD video, MPEG-4, AVC, podcasting, and file sharingClearly describes video transport of IP networks -- including technologies such as MPEG, multicasting, RTP, and streamingExplains IP networking concepts in concise, jargon-free terms that are focused on video applicationsÊPublished: 2008