Chapter 2. Multimedia Communications

  1. K. R. Rao1,
  2. Zoran S. Bojkovic2 and
  3. Dragorad A. Milovanovic2

Published Online: 30 JAN 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0471656399.ch2

Introduction to Multimedia Communications: Applications, Middleware, Networking

Introduction to Multimedia Communications: Applications, Middleware, Networking

How to Cite

Rao, K. R., Bojkovic, Z. S. and Milovanovic, D. A. (2005) Multimedia Communications, in Introduction to Multimedia Communications: Applications, Middleware, Networking, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471656399.ch2

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Texas at Arlington, USA

  2. 2

    University of Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro, Yugoslavia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2006
  2. Published Print: 15 SEP 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471467427

Online ISBN: 9780471656395

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Keywords:

  • evolution;
  • convergence;
  • technology framework

Summary

Following an Introduction, Chapter 2 of the handbook begins with introducing the reader to convergence of communications and computing for integrated multimedia applications and services. Following the introduction, we provide technologies for multimedia communications. Next, we invoke multimedia data base. We then discuss trends in multimedia standardization.