Video Over IP gives you everything you need to know to choose from among the many ways of transferring your video over a network. The information is presented in an easy to read format, with comparison charts provided to help you understand the benefits and drawbacks of different technologies for a variety of practical applications.
Readers who have a background in either video or networking will benefit from tutorials in both areas and the breadth of coverage that this book provides. Real-life application examples give readers successful examples of a variety of Video over IP networks that are up and running today.
After reading this book, you will be able to: -Understand the basics of video today -Understand the basics of IP networking technology -Differentiate between technologies such as streaming, download and play, and file transfer -Understand the benefits and drawbacks of a variety of video transport techniques -Know what information you need to gather about their application before selecting a Video over IP technology and before beginning an implementation