Streaming Multimedia and its Applications in Education. Furht, B., editor In Encyclopedia of Multimedia, pages 828–829. Springer US, 2008. 00000
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DefinitionState-of-the-art streaming media-based educational systems are required to blend various types of media technologies and different types of Web-based communications technologies including email, chat, instant messaging, audio and videoconferencing, bulletin boards, discussion forums, newsgroups, white boarding, groupware (shared workplaces), and Web sites for collaborative learning.Streaming TechnologyStreaming is a term used to describe the transmission of various media objects (files) from media servers to multiple users over satellites, across broadband networks, across the Internet or on corporate intranets. Streaming is a special way of sending multimedia files so that playback begins as the first data packets arrive – there are no lengthy download waits before the user(s) can view the requested multimedia content. Fast growing streaming technology differs from the well-known downloading of multimedia files in that streamed files are not ent ...
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	title = {Streaming {Multimedia} and its {Applications} in {Education}},
	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_225},
	abstract = {DefinitionState-of-the-art streaming media-based educational systems are required to blend various types of media technologies and different types of Web-based communications technologies including email, chat, instant messaging, audio and videoconferencing, bulletin boards, discussion forums, newsgroups, white boarding, groupware (shared workplaces), and Web sites for collaborative learning.Streaming TechnologyStreaming is a term used to describe the transmission of various media objects (files) from media servers to multiple users over satellites, across broadband networks, across the Internet or on corporate intranets. Streaming is a special way of sending multimedia files so that playback begins as the first data packets arrive – there are no lengthy download waits before the user(s) can view the requested multimedia content. Fast growing streaming technology differs from the well-known downloading of multimedia files in that streamed files are not ent ...},
	language = {en},
	urldate = {2016-05-03},
	booktitle = {Encyclopedia of {Multimedia}},
	publisher = {Springer US},
	editor = {Furht, Borko},
	year = {2008},
	note = {00000},
	pages = {828--829}
}
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