Chapter 4. Applications Layer

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

Published Online: 30 JAN 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0471656399.ch4

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) Applications Layer, in Introduction to Multimedia Communications: Applications, Middleware, Networking, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471656399.ch4

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:

  • ITU/MPEG-mobile applications;
  • broadcasting;
  • universal media access

Summary

Chapter 4 is devoted to application layer. We cover ITU applications, ISO MPEG applications (multimedia videoconferencing, interactive video and broadcast, streaming content over the Internet, browsing and searching) and IETF multimedia applications over IP. Finally, ETSI digital video broadcasting (interactive TV, Multimedia Home Platform) and ATSC digital TV are analyzed.