The Technology of Video and Audio Streaming, 2/e (Paperback)

David Austerberry

  • 出版商: Focal Press
  • 出版日期: 2004-10-13
  • 售價: $1,830
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$1,739
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 360
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 0240805801
  • ISBN-13: 9780240805801
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  • Learn the end-to-end process, starting with capture from a video or audio source through to the consumer's media player
  • A quick-start quide to streaming media technologies
  • How to monetize content and protect revenue with digital rights management

    For broadcasters, web developers, project managers implementing streaming media systems, David Austerberry shows how to deploy the technology on your site, from video and audio capture through to the consumer's media player.

    The book first deals with Internet basics and gives a thorough coverage of telecommunications networks and the last mile to the home. Video and audio formats are covered, as well as compression standards including Windows Media and MPEG-4. The book then guides you through the streaming process, showing in-depth how to encode audio and video. The deployment of media servers, live webcasting and how the stream is displayed by the consumer's media player are also covered.

    A final section on associated technologies illustrates how you can protect your revenue sources with digital rights management, looks at content delivery networks and provides examples of successful streaming applications.

    The supporting website,, offers updated links to sources of information, manufacturers and suppliers.

    David Austerberry is co-owner of the new media communications consultancy, Informed Sauce. He has worked with streaming media since the late nineties. Before that, he has been product manager for a number of broadcast equipment manufacturers, and formerly had many years with a leading broadcaster.

    Table of Contents:

    Basics: Introduction; IP Networks and Telecommunications; The World Wide Web; Video Formats; Video Compression; Audio Compression; Streaming: Introduction to Streaming Media; Video Encoding; Audio Encoding; Pre-Processing; Stream Serving; Live Webcasting; Media Players; Associated Technologies and Applications: Rights Management; Content Distribution; Applications; Glossary.


    這本書從從視頻或音頻來源的捕獲開始,一直到消費者的媒體播放器,介紹了端到端的過程。對於廣播公司、網站開發人員和項目經理來說,David Austerberry展示了如何在您的網站上部署這項技術,從視頻和音頻捕獲到消費者的媒體播放器。書中首先介紹了互聯網基礎知識,並詳細介紹了電信網絡和最後一英里到家庭的覆蓋範圍。書中還介紹了視頻和音頻格式,以及包括Windows Media和MPEG-4在內的壓縮標準。然後,書中指導您進行流媒體處理,深入介紹了如何編碼音頻和視頻。書中還介紹了媒體服務器的部署、實時網絡廣播以及消費者媒體播放器的顯示方式。最後一部分介紹了相關技術,說明了如何通過數字版權管理保護您的收入來源,介紹了內容分發網絡,並提供了成功的流媒體應用示例。支持網站提供了有關信息來源、製造商和供應商的更新鏈接。David Austerberry是新媒體通信咨詢公司Informed Sauce的共同所有人。他從九十年代末開始從事流媒體工作。在此之前,他曾擔任多家廣播設備製造商的產品經理,並曾在一家領先的廣播公司工作多年。