Proposal of an Interactive IPTV Platform to Improve the Quality of Service of E-learning Platforms

  • Ulrich Hermann Sèmèvo BokoEmail author
  • Bessan Melckior Dégboé
  • Samuel Ouya
  • Gervais Mendy
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1134)


The objective of this paper is to contribute to improve the interactivity and quality of service of the e-learning platforms by using the power of IPTV. To do this, we propose a highly interactive elearning platform. This platform, based on FFmpeg, Tvheadend and Verto-FreeSwitch, allows the teacher to deliver an online course with a better quality of service. The FFmpeg streaming server performs MPEG-TS encoding and allows the teacher to broadcast the multimedia (audio/video) stream from his webcam in unicast to the Tvheadend server. This interactive IPTV’s server carries out a multicast of the stream for learners. With a web browser or an IPTV client, students can follow the teacher’s explanations and interact in real time; thanks to the Verto-FreeSwitch module. The use of this solution allowed students to go to any Open Digital Space (ENO) of the Virtual University of Senegal (UVS) and follow a quality online courses without buying an internet package.


E-learning Interactive IPTV FreeSwitch 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ulrich Hermann Sèmèvo Boko
    • 1
    Email author
  • Bessan Melckior Dégboé
    • 1
  • Samuel Ouya
    • 1
  • Gervais Mendy
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory LIRT, Higher Polytechnic SchoolUniversity Cheikh Anta Diop of DakarDakarSenegal

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