Streaming Media

Streaming Media

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A technical introduction to streaming media for developers. Streaming technologies, such as HTTP or QuickTime, facilitate the transmission of audio and video data in networks. Businesses are turning to Internet-based multimedia communication, whether the goal is videoconferencing, distance learning, telemedicine, or real-time entertainment broadcasts. Streaming Media is a complete guide to the technical principles, protocols, and applications underlying this technology. With its clear, accessible coverage on compression and coding, storage and communication of the full range of digital media types, the book offers unparalleled coverage of the field's current innovations and standards. * Describes how streaming media content is produced and coded for optimal transmission * Extensive and detailed real-world examples * Accompanying CD-ROM includes tools to get readers started immediatelyCountless streaming technologies have appeared over the past five years, yet they play a less than serious role in the ... of the most frequently used solutions for MP3 streaming is the SHOUTcast plug-in server in connection with the WinAMPanbsp;...

Title:Streaming Media
Author:Tobias Künkel
Publisher:Wiley - 2003-06-23


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