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Video Over IP by Wes Simpson

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14 VIDEO FILE TRANSFER

Video file transfer is the process of transporting video and other content as data files, instead of as video streams. Commonly used during the production process, file transfer is similar to the process used daily by many IP network users when they send documents attached to e-mails. However, due to the extremely large size of many video content files, normal methods for file transfer (such as e-mail) won’t work. In this chapter, we will discuss the specialized techniques that have been developed to transport large video files over IP networks.

Overview

Some of the largest data files sent over IP networks today are those that contain video content. This is no accident; the sheer amount of data that is needed to faithfully ...

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