A current hot topic in recent years has been the provision of multimedia services over IP networks – triple play. This course investigates the characteristics of video transmission and then studies the impact on IP networks.
Traditional video, digital video, video formats, MPEG, brief review of IP, Uses of video: downloading, streaming, TV, CCTV, conferencing.
Delivery methods: FTTH, ADSL, VDSL, 3G and others. Bandwidth, delay, jitter, signalling. Digitising video, CODECS, packetising video, comparison of techniques.
IP TOS field, queuing strategies; FIFO, WFQ, custom, priority, RED. Differentiated services, diffserv.
RTP, RTCP, mixers and translators, RSVP. IPv6.
Traditional solutions, Video conferencing over IP, point to point, multipoint, architectures, bridges.
Comparison with H.323, SIP proxy, proxy server, redirect server. SDP.
Multicasting compared to unicasting and broadcasting, when to use and when not to use multicasting. IGMP, DVMRP, PIM.
Impact of firewalls and NAT, ISMA, DRM, DTCP.
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This structured training course seeks to build upon workbook learning through the use of group exercises, dynamic discussion and individual tasks in order to deliver an engaging and interactive module that will ensure all candidates are able to transfer their new skills into the workplace.