"I find this book among the better ones, for its systematic approach and clarity of the text...The "Video over IP" book is highly recommended for all practising broadcast engineers."- EBU Techincal Review
?...here is a guide that gives you everything you need to know to find the best solution for your application.? ? SCTE, Dec. 2005
"Film and videomakers, networking professionals and corporate executives looking to take advantage of Web-based teleconferencing will all benefit from this revised edition of Simpson's tome, which brings his previous work up to date for an age of increased broadband usage and digital filmmaking tools and distribution. The seemingly endless variety of approaches and compression formats makes transferring video over a network seem nearly unfathomable at first, but Video Over IP is a comprehensive guide that makes video transport understandable without ignoring its complexity."- Jim Hemphill, American Cinematographer Magazine
The definitive guide on video tranport technologies.
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. This new edition is expanded to fully cover HD and wireless technologies and new case studies.
Whether your background is video, networking, broadcast, or telecommunications, you will benefit from 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.
*This edition is expanded to include HD, Wireless, and IPTV technologies
*Understand video transport over IP networks - learn how to take advantage of technologies like MPEG, multicasting, RTP, and streaming
*Provides clear, easy to comprehend explanations of both video and networking technologies
About the Author
Wes Simpson is President of Telecom Product Consulting, an independent consulting firm that focuses on video and telecommunications products. He has more than 25 years experience in the design, development and marketing of products for telecommunication applications. He is a frequent speaker at industry events such as IBC, NAB and VidTrans and is author of the book Video Over IP. Wes was a founding member of the Video Services Forum.