Chapter 6. Implementing a Data Broadcasting Platform

  1. Lars Tvede1,
  2. Peter Pircher2 and
  3. Jens Bodenkamp3

Published Online: 5 OCT 2001

DOI: 10.1002/0470841893.ch6

Data Broadcasting: Merging Digital Broadcasting with the Internet, Revised Edition

Data Broadcasting: Merging Digital Broadcasting with the Internet, Revised Edition

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Author Information

  1. 1

    The Fantastic Corporation, Zug, Switzerland

  2. 2

    The Fantastic Corporation, San Francisco, USA

  3. 3

    ETF Group Deutschland GmbH, München, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 OCT 2001
  2. Published Print: 15 JUL 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471485605

Online ISBN: 9780470841891

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Keywords:

  • content management;
  • community administration;
  • network administration;
  • advertising management;
  • subscription management;
  • data encryption;
  • security;
  • conditional access systems;
  • broadcast scheduling;
  • bandwidth booking;
  • billing;
  • reporting;
  • media object tracking;
  • digital watermarking;
  • copy-right handling;
  • intelligent content compiling

Summary

The chapter provides an overview over the work functions that a full-fledged data broadcast software platform needs to be able to support:

  • Factors determining basic platform requirements

  • Listing the basic functionality requirements

  • Subscription management

  • Data encryption and security

  • Scheduling and bandwidth booking

  • Billing

  • Reporting

  • Media object tracking

  • Intelligent content compiling