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Total Video conferencing over IP for engineers  |    A 3 day   hands on   training course

Video conferencing over IP course description

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.

What will you learn
  • Describe the issues of video and data convergence.
  • Describe techniques, which can be used in IP to provide low uniform delay.
  • Evaluate video technologies.
  • Design data networks, which will support video..
Video conferencing over IP course details

Video conferencing over IP course contents

  • Review
  • Traditional video, digital video, video formats, MPEG, brief review of IP, Uses of video: downloading, streaming, TV, CCTV, conferencing.

  • Video over IP issues
  • Delivery methods: FTTH, ADSL, VDSL, 3G and others. Bandwidth, delay, jitter, signalling. Digitising video, CODECS, packetising video, comparison of techniques.

  • IP performance and QOS
  • IP TOS field, queuing strategies; FIFO, WFQ, custom, priority, RED. Differentiated services, diffserv.

  • Video over IP protocol stack
  • RTP, RTCP, mixers and translators, RSVP. IPv6.

  • Conferencing
  • Traditional solutions, Video conferencing over IP, point to point, multipoint, architectures, bridges.

  • IETF – Session Initiation Protocol
  • Comparison with H.323, SIP proxy, proxy server, redirect server. SDP.

  • Multicasting
  • Multicasting compared to unicasting and broadcasting, when to use and when not to use multicasting. IGMP, DVMRP, PIM.

  • Security
  • Impact of firewalls and NAT, ISMA, DRM, DTCP.

Learning path



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Training approach

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.