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Digital Video Surveillance and Security, 2nd Edition by Anthony C. Caputo

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Understanding Networks and Networked Video

Abstract

This chapter provides insight into the nuisances involved in designing an IP network for synchronous security video. The chapter first describes the hardware components, their place in the network, and best practices for deployment. This chapter also provides detail on fiber optics, transmission protocols, and methods of transport as well as how to troubleshoot networked video.

Keywords

IP network; unicast; multicast; IP address; subnet; VLAN; firewall; troubleshooting
The system architecture that uses a server to provide resources to a group of individual computers (called clients, hosts, or nodes) is called a network or networking. The server is usually a high-performance computer that services ...

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