O'Reilly logo

Network Know-How by John Ross

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 15. OTHER THINGS YOU CAN CONNECT TO YOUR NETWORK

AUDIO, VIDEO, HOME ENTERTAINMENT, AND BEYOND

If you can convert information to digital data, you can transmit that data through a network and either convert it back to its original form or use it as input data for a computer. With the right kind of input and output devices, you can use the same network that shares computer resources to monitor and control industrial processes, listen to sound from a microphone or watch images from a camera, distribute audio and video through your home or business, and operate equipment by remote control. And if the network is connected to the Internet, you can do all those things to or from anywhere with an Internet connection.

Many of these network applications ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required