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Mobile TV

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An in-depth guide to the new world of Mobile TV, multimedia networks, and applications.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Halftitle
  3. Title
  4. Copyright
  5. Dedication
  6. Table of Contents
  7. Introduction
  8. Mobile TV—A Prologue
  9. Part I: Overview of Technologies
    1. Chapter 1: About Mobile TV
      1. 1.1 Mobile TV: A New Reality
      2. 1.2 What Is Mobile TV?
      3. 1.3 How Is Mobile TV Different from Ordinary Terrestrial or Satellite TV?
      4. 1.4 What Else Is Different about Mobile TV?
      5. 1.5 Standards for Mobile TV
      6. 1.6 Resources for Delivering Mobile TV
      7. 1.7 The Mobile TV Community
      8. 1.8 New Growth Areas for Mobile TV
      9. 1.9 Is Mobile TV Really Important?
    2. Chapter 2: Introduction to Digital Multimedia
      1. 2.1 Introduction
      2. 2.2 Picture
      3. 2.3 Video
      4. 2.4 Television Transmission Standards
      5. 2.5 Analog Signal Formats
      6. 2.6 Digital Video Formats
      7. 2.7 Video Bit Rate Reduction
      8. 2.8 MPEG Compression
      9. 2.9 Compression Standards
      10. 2.10 H.264/AVC (MPEG-4 Part 10)
      11. 2.11 Video File Formats
      12. 2.12 Audio Coding
      13. 2.13 Audio Compression
      14. 2.14 Summary and File Formats
    3. Chapter 3: Introduction to Streaming and Mobile Multimedia
      1. 3.1 What Is Mobile Multimedia?
      2. 3.2 Streaming
      3. 3.3 Streaming Players and Servers
      4. 3.4 Rich Media—Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language
      5. 3.5 Mobile Multimedia
      6. 3.6 Information Transmission over 3G Networks
      7. 3.7 File Formats for Mobile Multimedia
      8. 3.8 File Formats for 3GPP and 3GPP2
      9. 3.9 Creating and Delivering 3GPP and 3GPP2 Content
      10. 3.10 Rich Media and 3GPP
      11. 3.11 Messaging Applications in 3GPP
      12. 3.12 Examples of Mobile Networks Using 3GPP Content
      13. 3.13 Multimedia Formats for “Broadcast Mode” Mobile TV Networks
      14. 3.14 Graphics and Animations in the Mobile Environment
      15. 3.15 Application Standards and Open Mobile Alliance
      16. 3.16 Summary of File Formats Used in Mobile Multimedia
    4. Chapter 4: Overview of Cellular Mobile Networks
      1. 4.1 Introduction
      2. 4.2 Cellular Mobile Services—A Brief History
      3. 4.3 2.5G Technologies: GPRS
      4. 4.4 EDGE Networks
      5. 4.5 CDMA Technologies
      6. 4.6 Handling Data and Multimedia Applications over Mobile Networks
      7. 4.7 3G Networks and Data Transmission
      8. 4.8 Mobile Networks—A Few Country-Specific Examples
      9. 4.9 3G Networks
    5. Chapter 5: Overview of Technologies for Mobile TV
      1. 5.1 Why New Technologies for Mobile TV?
      2. 5.2 What Does a Mobile TV Service Require?
      3. 5.3 Mobile TV Services on Cellular Networks
      4. 5.4 Digital TV Broadcast Networks
      5. 5.5 Digital Audio Broadcasting and Digital Multimedia Broadcasting
      6. 5.6 Mobile TV Broadcast Using Digital Multimedia Broadcast Terrestrial Technologies (T-DMB)
      7. 5.7 Broadcast and Unicast Technologies for Mobile TV
      8. 5.8 Broadcast Mobile TV and Interactivity
      9. 5.9 Overview of Technologies
      10. 5.10 Mobile TV Using 3G Platforms
      11. 5.11 Mobile TV Services Using Terrestrial Transmission
      12. 5.12 Terrestrial Broadcasting Technologies for Mobile TV
      13. 5.13 Overview of DVB-H Services
      14. 5.14 Mobile TV Using DMB Technologies
      15. 5.15 MediaFLO Mobile TV Service
      16. 5.16 DAB-IP Services for Mobile TV
      17. 5.17 Mobile TV Using ISDB-T Services
      18. 5.18 Mobile TV Using WiMAX Technologies
      19. 5.19 Comparison of Mobile TV Services
      20. 5.20 Mobile Services Using 3G (UMTS/WCDMA/CDMA2000)
      21. 5.21 Mobile Services Using DVB-H Technology
      22. 5.22 Outlook for Mobile TV Services
  10. Part II: Technologies for Mobile TV and Multimedia Broadcasting
    1. Chapter 6: Mobile TV Using 3G Technologies
      1. 6.1 Introduction
      2. 6.2 What Are TV Services over Mobile Networks?
      3. 6.3 Overview of Cellular Network Capabilities for Carrying Mobile TV
      4. 6.4 Standardization for Carriage of Multimedia over 3G Networks
      5. 6.5 Mobile TV Streaming Using 3GPP Standards—Packet-Switched Streaming Service
      6. 6.6 Universal Mobile Telecommunication System
      7. 6.7 Data Rate Capabilities of WCDMA Networks
      8. 6.8 HSDPA Networks
      9. 6.9 Multimedia Broadcast and Multicast Service
      10. 6.10 Mobile TV Services Based on CDMA Networks
      11. 6.11 Wi-Fi Mobile TV Delivery Extensions
      12. 6.12 Broadcasting to 3GPP Networks
      13. 6.13 A Typical 3GPP Headend for Mobile TV
    2. Chapter 7: Mobile TV Services Using DVB-H Technologies
      1. 7.1 Introduction: Digital Video Broadcasting to Handhelds
      2. 7.2 Why DVB-H?
      3. 7.3 How Does DVB-H Work?
      4. 7.4 Technology of DVB-H
      5. 7.5 DVB-H IP Datacasting
      6. 7.6 Network Architecture
      7. 7.7 DVB-H Transmission
      8. 7.8 DVB-H Transmitter Networks
      9. 7.9 Terminals and Handheld Units
      10. 7.10 DVB-H Implementation Profiles
      11. 7.11 Open-Air Interface
      12. 7.12 Electronic Service Guide in DVB-H
      13. 7.13 DVB-H Pilot Projects and Commercial Launches
      14. 7.14 Example of a DVB-H Transmission System for Mobile TV
    3. Chapter 8: Mobile TV Using Digital Multimedia Broadcast (DMB) Services
      1. 8.1 Introduction to DMB Services
      2. 8.2 A Brief Overview of DAB Services
      3. 8.3 How Is the DAB Structure Modified for DMB Services?
      4. 8.4 Satellite and Terrestrial DMB Services
      5. 8.5 DMB Services in Korea
      6. 8.6 DMB Services Ground Segment
      7. 8.7 S-DMB System Specifications
      8. 8.8 DMB Trials and Service Launches
    4. Chapter 9: Mobile TV and Multimedia Services Interoperability
      1. 9.1 Introduction
      2. 9.2 Organizations for the Advancement of Interoperability
      3. 9.3 Network Interoperability and Roaming
      4. 9.4 Roaming
      5. 9.5 Interoperability of Multimedia Services
      6. 9.6 Handset Features for Roaming and Interoperable Networks
      7. 9.7 Summary
    5. Chapter 10: Spectrum for Mobile TV Services
      1. 10.1 Introduction
      2. 10.2 Background of Spectrum Requirements for Mobile TV Services
      3. 10.3 Which Bands Are Most Suitable for Mobile TV?
      4. 10.4 Mobile TV Spectrum
      5. 10.5 Country-Specific Allocation and Policies
      6. 10.6 Spectrum Allocation for Wireless Broadband Services
      7. 10.7 Will Mobile TV Be Spectrum Constrained?
  11. Part III: Multimedia Handsets and Related Technologies
    1. Chapter 11: Chip Sets for Mobile TV and Multimedia Applications
      1. 11.1 Introduction: Multimedia Mobile Phone Functionalities
      2. 11.2 Functional Requirements of Mobile TV Chip Sets
      3. 11.3 Chip Sets and Reference Designs
      4. 11.4 Chip Sets for 3G Mobile TV
      5. 11.5 Chip Sets for DVB-H Technologies
      6. 11.6 Eureka 147 DAB Chip Set
      7. 11.7 Chip Sets for DMB Technologies
      8. 11.8 Industry Trends
      9. 11.9 Outlook for Advanced Chip Sets
    2. Chapter 12: Operating Systems and Software for Mobile TV and Multimedia Phones
      1. 12.1 Introduction—Software Structure on Mobile Phones
      2. 12.2 Software Organization in Mobile Phones
      3. 12.3 Why Is the Operating System Important in Mobile Phones?
      4. 12.4 Common Operating Systems for Mobile Devices
      5. 12.5 Middleware in Mobile Phones
      6. 12.6 Applications Software Functionalities for Mobile Multimedia
      7. 12.7 Integrating Mobile Office with Multimedia and TV
    3. Chapter 13: Handsets for Mobile TV and Multimedia Services
      1. 13.1 Introduction: Handset Functionalities for a Multimedia and Mobile TV Phone
      2. 13.2 Handset Features for Rich Multimedia Experience
      3. 13.3 Features of Multimedia Phones
      4. 13.4 Mobile Phone Architecture
      5. 13.5 Handling Video, Audio, and Rich Media: Media Processors
      6. 13.6 Handsets and Features for 3G Services
      7. 13.7 Handsets for DVB-H Services
      8. 13.8 DMB Multimedia Phones
      9. 13.9 Multinetwork and Multistandard Phones
      10. 13.10 Phones for WiMAX and WiBro Technologies
      11. 13.11 Hard-Disk Mobile Phones
      12. 13.12 Integrating Phone Features Wi-LAN and Bluetooth
      13. 13.13 Can the Handsets Be Upgraded with Technology?
      14. 13.14 Summary
      15. 13.15 Appendix: Nokia N90 Technical Specifications
  12. Part IV: Content and Services on Mobile TV and Multimedia Networks
    1. Chapter 14: Mobile TV Services and Multimedia Services Worldwide
      1. 14.1 Introduction
      2. 14.2 Approach to Mobile TV Networks
      3. 14.3 Content Models of Commercial Operators
      4. 14.4 Operational Networks
      5. 14.5 Summary
    2. Chapter 15: Content for Mobile TV Networks
      1. 15.1 Introduction: the New Interactive Media Opportunity
      2. 15.2 Mobile TV Content
      3. 15.3 Interactive Services
      4. 15.4 Delivery Platforms
      5. 15.5 Content Formats for Mobile TV
      6. 15.6 Content Authoring Tools
      7. 15.7 Mobile Content in the Broadcast Environment
      8. 15.8 Summary: Focus on Content Development and Delivery Platforms
    3. Chapter 16: Interactivity and Mobile TV
      1. 16.1 Introduction: Why Interactivity in Broadcast Mobile TV?
      2. 16.2 Making Mobile TV Interactive
      3. 16.3 Tools for Interactivity
      4. 16.4 Platforms for Providing Interactive Mobile TV Applications
      5. 16.5 Example of Interactive End-to-End Applications and Networks: The Norwegian Broadcasting Corp. Trial
      6. 16.6 Summary
    4. Chapter 17: Content Security for Mobile TV
      1. 17.1 Introduction: Pay TV Content Security
      2. 17.2 Security in Mobile Broadcast Networks
      3. 17.3 Conditional Access Systems for Mobile TV
      4. 17.4 Examples of Mobile CA systems
      5. 17.5 Digital Rights Management and OMA
      6. 17.6 Content Security and Technology
      7. 17.7 Multimedia Applications and High-Capacity SIMs
      8. 17.8 Examples of Mobile Broadcast Content Security
      9. 17.9 Models for Selection of Content Security
    5. Chapter 18: Mobile TV and Multimedia—the Future
      1. 18.1 Major Factors Influencing the Direction of the Mobile TV and Multimedia Industries
      2. 18.2 Future Challenges for Mobile TV and Multimedia Services
      3. 18.3 Leading Indicators for Growth in Mobile TV Services
      4. 18.4 Summary
  13. Glossary
  14. Index