From the Back Cover
- Practical solutions for webcasts, media-on-demand, and private corporate intranet applications
- Covers streaming infrastructure, production, coding, and delivery
- Presents extensive examples using QuickTime, Windows Media, and Real
- Includes three detailed corporate case studies
- By the producer of webcasts for U2 and The Rolling Stones
The real-world guide to delivering streaming mediano experience needed!
More and more Web sites are discovering the compelling advantages of streaming media. But delivering high-performance, reliable, cost-effective media across the Internet can be extremely challenging?especially for Web professionals who've never done it before. Now, you can master streaming media step by step, with guidance from an expert who has produced webcasts for U2, The Rolling Stones, and dozens of enterprise clients. Eyal Menin covers every facet of streaming video infrastructure, production, coding, and delivery, including:
- Choosing optimal technologies for webcasts, media-on-demand, public Web delivery, and private corporate intranet applications
- Understanding how streaming media works with your network and firewalls
- Configuring encoding workstations and streaming media servers
- Identifying cost-effective content sources
- Troubleshooting performance, reliability, and efficiency
- Streaming media to wireless and mobile devices.
- Marketing your streaming content
The book's many examples encompass all three leading media formatsReal, Windows Media, and QuickTime. Also included: practical guidance on measuring the success of your streaming media initiative, plus three detailed corporate case studies.
About the Author
EYAL MENIN, a veteran of the streaming media industry, has produced more than 50 entertainment and corporate webcasts, including webcasts for U2, Diana Ross, and the Rolling Stones. Currently a partner in UVision, Inc., a technology consulting firm, he designs streaming media networks and develops interactive multimedia applications. Menin served for two years as President of the New York Chapter of the International Television Association.