Exclusively dedicated to Mobile TV, this book provides a detailed insight to mobile multimedia characterized efficient compression techniques, protocols formalized by 3GPP or 3GPP2, capabilities of broadcast, and mobile networks for delivering multimedia content. Network requirements such as spectrum; chipsets, software and handsets which enable multimedia services; delivery platforms and content protection technologies which provide revenue assurance are covered in detail. Written with a global perspective, this book takes a detailed look at the networks deployed worldwide with examples and is rich in diagrams providing extraordinary visualization of the new technologies. * A complete introduction and overview of mobile multimedia, mobile TV, and multimedia networks worldwide * Includes multimedia services for streaming, live TV, downloads, MMS, VoD in the mobile environment * Describes enabling technologies and protocols such as MPEG-4, H.264, AAC+, 3GPP-PSS and 3G-324M * Detailed chapters on DVB-H, DMB and 3G technologies for mobile TV * Content security, conditional access and DRM for the mobile world * Handset features for mobile TV and multimedia servicesThe mobile industry is 2 billion plus strong and services such as mobile TV have the backing of both the mobile ... Samsung, and Sony Ericsson continue to lend strong support to the growth of multimedia services and therefore the handsets.
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