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Video Conferencing and Streaming Fundamentals

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Knowing what technologies existed before today gives the engineer a better understanding of how and why things function the way they do today. Video and audio technologies have grown from standard definition to high definition. This course gives you an overview of older technologies as well as the basic video and streaming fundamentals. It is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for the Cisco exam Implementing Cisco Video Network Devices, Part 1 (CIVND1) v1. This exam counts toward the CCNA Collaboration certification.

Target Audience
CIVND1 is focused on the Chief Collaboration Officer or telecommunications administrator responsible for the knowledge to describe characteristics of video solutions and assess the requirements for a successful implementation of a video solution.


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Video Conferencing and Streaming Fundamentals

  • start the course
  • describe video evolution
  • describe interlaced scanning and progressive video
  • describe video format
  • compare analog and digital video signals
  • compare analog, digital, and broadcast signals
  • describe video conferencing and surveillance
  • describe digital and analog media content
  • describe analog and digital video broadcasting
  • describe a video session
  • describe protocols used for video call signaling
  • compare analog and digital video surveillance infrastructure
  • describe social media systems
  • describe analog and digital video processing
  • describe digital video processing steps
  • describe analog video cameras and encoders
  • describe SDTV video formats and pixel resolutions
  • describe the importance of light and color when recording video
  • describe video resolutions and formats
  • describe common MPEG resolutions
  • to understand basic video conferencing and streaming fundamentals
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