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

  • 8h 11m
  • Wes Simpson
  • CRC Press
  • 2008

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

About the Author

Wes Simpson is President of Telecom Product Consulting, an independent consulting firm that focuses on video and telecommunications products. He has more than 25 years experience in the design, development and marketing of products for telecommunication applications. He is a frequent speaker at industry events such as IBC, NAB and VidTrans and is author of the book Video Over IP. Wes was a founding member of the Video Services Forum.

In this Book

  • Overview of Video Transport
  • IP Video Transport Applications
  • Video Basics
  • Video and Audio Compression
  • IP Networking Basics
  • From Video into IP Packets
  • IP Packet Transport
  • Private Video Streaming and Media Players
  • Multicasting
  • Videoconferencing Over IP
  • DRM, Content Ownership, and Content Security
  • Private Networks Secure and Transport
  • IPTV—Delivering Television to Consumers
  • Video File Transfer, Podcasting, and P2P
  • Internet Video
  • Network Administration