Publisher description for Multimedia communications : directions and innovations / Jerry D. Gibson, editor.


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Counter The rapid advances and industry demands for networked delivery of information and pictures through computer networks and cable television has created a need for new techniques and standards for the packaging and delivery of digital information. Multimedia Communications presents the latest information from industry and academic experts on all standards, methods and protocols. Internet protocols for wireless communications, transcoding of Internet multimedia for universal access, ATM and ISDN chapters, videoconferencing standards, speech and audio coding standards, multi-casting and image compression techniques are included.

* Latest Internet protocols for wireless communications
* Transcoding of Internet multimedia for universal access
* ATM and ISDN chapters
* Videoconferencing standards
* Speech and audio coding standards
* Multi-casting
* Latest image compression techniques

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Telecommunication, Multimedia systems, Digital communications, Interactive multimedia