Multimedia Telecommunications by B. WhyteMultimedia Telecommunications by B. Whyte

Multimedia Telecommunications

EditorB. Whyte

Hardcover | July 31, 1997

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In this volume, written by engineers at the centre of the development of the industry, will be found a comprehensive survey of the wide range of applications encompassed by the term 'Multimedia Telecommunications'. From broadcast television to the specifics of data communications, from entertainment to decision-making, from the human interface to the details of the technology, all are essential facets of the subjects and are treated in this volume. For all users and providers of any form of multimedia service, researchers, development engineers, computer providers or users, IT and Information System managers, change managers in business or in the entertainment industry,Multimedia Telecommunications is essential reading.
Title:Multimedia TelecommunicationsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:296 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.98 inPublished:July 31, 1997Publisher:Springer US

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0412786001

ISBN - 13:9780412786006


Table of Contents

Introduction. Definition of multimedia. Classification of multimedia types. Positioning of papers. Human factors and applications. Human factor requirements of multimedia. The Electronic Agora: from multimedia to ubiquitous media. Multimedia for teleworking. Multimedia and virtual reality; the future of group working. BT Yacht Video System for the Whitbread '93 Round the World race. Service platforms and standards. Continuous presence. Desktop multimedia. Generic aspects of multimedia presentation. Broadcast-related multimedia. Servers for BT's Interactive TV Services. The set top box for interactive services. Interfacing to applications and the DAVIC standard. Open multimedia systems: architecture, consensus forming and standardization. Enabling technologies. Image coding for multimedia. Implementing multimedia in VLSI. Multimedia in interconnected LAN Systems. Interactive multimedia services over copper.