Many users have benefited from video transport technology. In this chapter, let's look at some interesting ways in which people have had success with video transport.
Lots of people use television solely as a means of entertainment. This multibillion-dollar industry depends on efficient, reliable video transport for many functions. Let's look at the important distinction between contribution, distribution, and delivery networks in broadcast television (see Figure 2-1).
Contribution networks are used to gather content for creating a television program. These networks are configured as many-to-one, funneling content from a variety of sources into a central location for producing a program.