Digital Media Development: Internet Streaming
||International School of New Media (ISNM)
||32 lecture hours = 8 mu = 3 CP (Start: June 16th 2003, End: July 31th, 2004)
||Seminar Room and PC Lab (MediaDocks)
The streaming course deals with a variety of aspects for media streaming in the Internet from
a technology point of view. Starting from the low-level network aspects of real-time data
transmission on packet-oriented networks, protocols and adaptive algorithms for streaming
will be discussed. The course will also cover Quality-of-Service aspects, content-delivery
networks and new upcoming media standards, like Digital Television or MPEG-21. Another aspect
is voice over IP or Internet Telephony.
Participants are expected to either present a tutorial about proprietary solutions to
their colleagues in class or to present a seminar talk on a special topic on media streaming.
In addition, a fully-functioning streaming server will be set-up during the class to
support the ALADIN services with audio and video streaming functions to the mobile client
(PDA running .NET). All participants are expected to support the set-up of this infrastructure.
RTP/RTCP, RTSP, bandwidth/delay/jitter/loss, QoS, QoS Architectures, Media Adaptation,
Media Scaling/Filtering, Content Delivery Networks, MPEG-7/21, MHP, DAB/DVB, SIP, H.323,
media streaming in Ubiquitous Environments.
All course material will be available as *.pdf files which can be viewed in a freely
available Acrobat pdf-viewer from Adobe, the »Acrobat Reader«:
Please look at
The *.zip files are compressed files. You have to install »WinZip« on your machine
to open it. »WinZip« can also be downloaded at
For those of you, who want to print several slides on one page to save paper and
printer ink (good idea!) I would recommend to use any free printer tool like fineprint: