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Media Streaming
ISNM Luebeck
Winter 2007


Organization: International School of New Media (ISNM)
Duration: 40 lecture hours / 4 CP (Start: Dezember 2007, End: February 2008)
Location: Seminar Room I and PC Lab 6 (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 interactive Digital Television.
Participants are expected to participate in a team project, realising an interactive, context-aware streaming portal supporting mobile devices.

A/V Transmission History/Trends/Future (Ubiq. Media), Television/Radio/Telephone Developments, (from Nipkow to DVB-H/IPTV/DAB/HDTV, from Phones to Skype/VoIP), Videoconferencing, iTV - interactive Television, Internet Television, Streaming Technologies, Video Codecs, QoS Frameworks, Adaptation/Filtering, Mobile Devices/Mobile Cinema/MMS, DRM, Media Server, CDN, Hardware Acceleration

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   »Acrobat Reader«.

The *.zip files are compressed files. You have to install »WinZip« on your machine to open it. »WinZip« can also be downloaded at   http://www.winzip.com.

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:
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