IPTV and Internet Video by Wes Simpson
(Nab Executive Technology Briefings)

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IPTV and Internet Video clearly explains and demystifies the functions, markets, and future impact of this exploding technology. This book contains an overview of hardware, software, and Internet technologies, case studies, and covers a range of products and services. It is a guide to help leaders master the key trends and drivers transforming the world of broadcast television and the Web. Each piece of the puzzle is discussed in detail, from head ends, Web portals and VOD servers through advanced IP networks, DSLAMs and xDSL lines to viewers' set-top boxes and multimedia PCs. You'll get a working knowledge of IPTV, enabling both non-technical and technical professionals to accurately analyze the emerging technology and business opportunities. Written by two leading digital media experts with, each with 25 years technology development experience and global insight, this book also looks ahead to IPTV's rapid deployment and future growth.
 

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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.Howard Greenfield is a digital media strategist, industry columnist, and President of Go Associates, a leading global strategic business development consulting firm. Howard has held senior management and consulting positions with Sun Microsystems, Informix Software, British Telecom, and Apple Computer. He was the creator and leader of Sun's first Media Lab, and completed graduate studies at Stanford University. He is a frequent contributor to technology and business publications and conferences world-wide.
 
Published March 19, 2007 by Focal Press. 264 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Computers & Technology, Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment, Professional & Technical, Science & Math, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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