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IPTV and Internet Video, 2nd Edition by Howard Greenfield, Wes Simpson

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2 Types of IP Video

 

This is definitely the Wild West in some ways; it's in the very early stages, and people are still learning.

Adam Berrey, vice-president of marketing and strategy, Brightcove

 

There are many different ways that IP networks are currently being used to deliver video programming, ranging from professional “contribution” networks connected between sports stadiums and broadcasters all the way to Web cameras that enable people to have face-to-face video chats across continents. This chapter focuses on four of the major types of networks being used to deliver video content to (home) viewers.

When someone uses the term “IPTV” it can be very difficult to understand the intended meaning. Did the speaker mean to indicate the highly ...

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