The Multimedia Internet (information Technology: Transmission, Processing And Storage)
by Stephen Weinstein /
2005 / English / PDF
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Here is a thorough, not-overly-complex introduction to the three technical foundations for multimedia applications across the Internet: communications (principles, technologies and networking) compressive encoding of digital media and Internet protocol and services. All the contributing systems elements are explained through descriptive text and numerous illustrative figures the result is a book well-suited toward non-specialists, preferably with technical background, who need well-composed tutorial introductions to the three foundation areas. The text discusses the latest advances in digital audio and video encoding, optical and wireless communications technologies, high-speed access networks, and IP-based media streaming, all crucial enablers of the multimedia Internet.