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CAIRO BOOKS's Description
A unique treatment of digital video distribution technology in a business
context, Digital Video Distribution in Broadband, Television, Mobile and
Converged Networks explores a range of diverse topics within the field through
a combination of theory and practice to provide the best possible insight and
exposure. The theoretical foundations inside assist a fuller understanding of
the technologies used in practice, while real-world examples are
correspondingly used to emphasize the applicability of theory in the commercial
Fully illustrated throughout to help explain the fundamental concepts of
digital media distribution, Digital Video Distribution in Broadband,
Television, Mobile and Converged Networks is divided into three major parts
starting initially with the basic industry trends that have been driving the
adoption of video and making its distribution over the Internet an economically
This is followed with detail descriptions of challenges and solutions in
distributing video in ‘open’ networks such as the Internet. The final part
focuses on the challenges and solutions for distributing video in ‘closed’
networks such as the managed network of Telcos. Provides an A to Z of digital
video distribution featuring technology, business, research, products and case
studies. Features research topics exploring P2P Streaming, Digital Video
Distribution over Disruption-Tolerant Networks and Scalable Video on Demand.
Includes real world product descriptions on Transcoders, such as Rhozet, and
IPTV Quality of Service Monitoring product, such as Ineoquest.