Hands-On Guide to Windows Media

Joe Follansbee

  • 出版商: Focal Press
  • 出版日期: 2005-11-22
  • 售價: $600
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 288
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 0240807596
  • ISBN-13: 9780240807591

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 Table Of Contents

Acknowledgements
About the Author
Introduction
Purpose of the Book
Scope of the Book
Who Should Read This Book
Why Streaming Media
The Growth of Streaming Media
Why Windows Media Series
Career Opportunities
Layout and Organization of the Book
Conclusion

Chapter 1: Windows Media Quick Start
Update Your Media Player
Overview of Main Player Features
Get Ready to Encode Your Media File
Install a Windows Media Encoder
Encode Your Media File
Publishing Your Windows Media File
Troubleshooting
Conclusion

Chapter 2: Streaming Media Basics
Streaming Media Defined
Streaming Fundamentals
The Four Steps of Streaming
Live or On-Demand
Evaluate Your Audience
Evaluate Your Content
Windows Media and Microsoft’s Competitors
Relations between the Media Department and the IT Dept.
Conclusion

Chapter 3: Get Ready to Capture Audio and Video
Pre-Production Planning
Audio and Video Inputs
Portable Audio Recorders and Cameras
Support Equipment
A Windows Media Capturing and Encoding Workstation
Conclusion

Chapter 4: Capturing and Encoding Audio and Video
Best Practices for Recording Audio
Best Practices for Recording Video
Best Practices for Capturing Audio and Video
Capturing with Windows Media 9 Capture
Editing with Windows Movie Maker
Conclusion

Chapter 5: Optimizing Your Audio and Video
Optimize Your Audio
Optimize Your Video
Conclusion

Chapter 6: Encoding for Windows Media
Revisit Your Audience Evaluation
Choosing the Right Codec
Encode Audio and Video with Windows Media Encoder
Customize a Windows Media Encoder Session
Windows Media Encoder Utilities
Conclusion

Chapter 7: Getting Ready to Distribute Windows Media Streams
Do You Need a Streaming Server?
Get Ready to Serve Your Streams
Conclusion

Chapter 8: Delivering Windows Media To Your Audience
HTTP Streaming versus “True” Streaming
Install Windows Media Services
Publishing Points
Using Windows Media Services Administrator
Testing and Windows Media Load Simulator
Conclusion

Chapter 9: Get Ready to Webcast Live with Windows Media
Live versus On-Demand
Fundamental Differences between Live and On-Demand
Preparing a Studio for Live Webcasting
Preparing for Remote Live Webcasting
Conclusion

Chapter 10: Encoding and Distributing Live Webcasts
Live Stream Distribution
Using Windows Media Encoder for Live Streaming
Using Windows Media Server for Live Streaming
Creating Rollover Playlists
Conclusion

Chapter 11: Going Beyond the Desktop
Windows Media High-Definition Video
Windows Media on Portable Devices
Windows Media Digital Rights Management
Conclusion

Chapter 12: Advanced Topics
Customizing Windows Media Player
Advanced Testing Techniques
Measuring Success
Conclusion

Appendix
Resources
Glossary
Index
Acknowledgements
About the Author

Index