Online Multimedia and Television. Furht, B., editor In Encyclopedia of Multimedia, pages 685–686. Springer US, 2008. 00000
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DefinitionIn a drive to provide premium video services using a pay per view or a subscription service, there is a parallel attempt to deliver on demand multimedia content from the web directly to a regular television set, over broadband Internet connections.Ubiquitous presence of broadband home connections and improvements in compression and transmission technology has led to the marriage of the Internet and traditional entertainment devices such as the television set.Internet-to-TVA large number of traditional television channels as well as Internet-only channels offer diverse, free, and legal video content over the Web. In such a system the media server encodes (compresses) the stream using a codec and the end pc-user views the compressed video content using a media player. Common streaming media systems include QuickTime, Windows Media, Real System, and SHOUTcast (Fig. 1).Online Multimedia and Television. Figure 1.Internet-to-TV.In a drive to provide premium ...
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	title = {Online {Multimedia} and {Television}},
	copyright = {©2008 Springer-Verlag},
	isbn = {978-0-387-74724-8 978-0-387-78414-4},
	url = {http://link.springer.com/referenceworkentry/10.1007/978-0-387-78414-4_168},
	abstract = {DefinitionIn a drive to provide premium video services using a pay per view or a subscription service, there is a parallel attempt to deliver on demand multimedia content from the web directly to a regular television set, over broadband Internet connections.Ubiquitous presence of broadband home connections and improvements in compression and transmission technology has led to the marriage of the Internet and traditional entertainment devices such as the television set.Internet-to-TVA large number of traditional television channels as well as Internet-only channels offer diverse, free, and legal video content over the Web. In such a system the media server encodes (compresses) the stream using a codec and the end pc-user views the compressed video content using a media player. Common streaming media systems include QuickTime, Windows Media, Real System, and SHOUTcast (Fig. 1).Online Multimedia and Television. Figure 1.Internet-to-TV.In a drive to provide premium ...},
	language = {en},
	urldate = {2016-05-03},
	booktitle = {Encyclopedia of {Multimedia}},
	publisher = {Springer US},
	editor = {Furht, Borko},
	year = {2008},
	note = {00000},
	pages = {685--686}
}
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