Videoconferencing and Videotelephony: Technology and Standards (Audio/Video  2nd Revised edition)

Videoconferencing and Videotelephony: Technology and Standards (Audio/Video 2nd Revised edition)

By: Richard Schaphorst (author)Hardback

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This text provides a detailed summary of emerging standards for audio-visual systems and multimedia applications. It offers information on video and speech coding techniques coupled with extensive coverage of standards for communication of multimedia signals. The text details compression techniques and standards, and addresses the technologies of video and audio compression, data communication protocols, digital TV, and digital audio and multimedia. In this second edition, information is offered on the H.324M standard for transmitting multimedia signals over mobile networks, and details on advanced coding standards such as H.263 and MDEG-4.

About Author

Richard Schaphorst is president of Delta Information Systems, Horsham, Pennsylvania. He holds a B.S. in electrical engineering from Lehigh University.


Introduction. Video Teleconferencing -- Benefits and System Design. Visual Compression Techniques. Audio Coding Standards. Audiovisual Standards Organizations. Multimedia Communications via N-ISDN [H.320]. Multimedia Communications via Packet Networks [H.323]. Multimedia Communications via the PSTN [H.324] and Mobile Radio [H.324M]. Multimedia Communications via B-ISDN [H.321, H.310]. Multipoint Graphic Communications [T.120]. ISO Audiovisual Standards [MPEG, JPEG, JBIG]. Glossary. Acronyms and Abbreviations.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780890069974
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 280
  • ID: 9780890069974
  • weight: 599
  • ISBN10: 0890069972
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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