I see streaming media as the building blocks … whether it's to deliver content to a cell phone wirelessly or to a set top box via IPTV.
Dan Rayburn, The Business of Streaming Media
Throughout this book we have discussed the deployment of IPTV and explored various technical and business implications of broadband video in general. This chapter reviews the ways that video is being delivered over the Web, including basic concepts and technology building blocks. It looks at various forms of delivery that are used for IP VOD, Internet TV, and Internet video. It also takes a look at the production workflow process running from capture to playout.
Increasingly, viewers in the United States are using the Internet to ...