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Data Broadcasting: Merging Digital Broadcasting with the Internet, Revised Edition

Data Broadcasting: Merging Digital Broadcasting with the Internet, Revised Edition

Lars Tvede, Peter Pircher, Jens Bodenkamp

ISBN: 978-0-470-85264-4

May 2003

290 pages

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A truly groundbreaking volume, this fully revised and updated edition of Data Broadcasting presents an exhaustive overview of the specific data broadcasting and bordering technologies concerned. Answering a wealth of questions, it describes this new technology in detail, examining how it differs from established technologies, and for what means it can be used. It also analyses data broadcasting from the perspectives of both the medium and business.

* Features the latest developments in electronic media
* Discusses the major media opportunities of data broadcasting
* Shows how data broadcasting can overcome many notorious problems resulting from dense traffic on the Internet
* Considers the technical implications of data broadcasting over different network infrastructures
* Examines the process of developing and launching multimedia channels in a data broadcasting environment.

Essential, up to date coverage for executives and developers in the telecommunications, software, hardware and media industries of the main commercial, editorial and technical opportunities of data broadcasting.


List of Tables.

List of Figures.

The Evolution of Broadcasting.

The Internet.

Broadcasting Meets the Internet.

Technology Framework for Data Broadcasting Environments.

The Five Basic Formats of Data Broadcasting.

Implementing a Data Broadcasting Platform.

Data Broadcasting: The Media Opportunities.

Creating Data Broadcasting Applications and Services: 26 Steps.

Operating Networks of Multiple Data Broadcasting Channels.

The Commercial Drivers Behind Data Broadcasting.

Data Broadcasting in the Future.

Glossary of Terms.

"High-tech entrepreneurs...explain emerging technology that combines video, audio, software programs, streaming data, or other digital multimedia content; and is transmitted continuously to intelligent devices...where it can be manipulated." (Reference Research Book News, November 2001)

"A good clear book". (M2 Communications 22 August 2001)