Video and TV Environment
Information revolution has facilitated the movement of massive amounts of data over networks. Human expectations have also risen accordingly. Both audio and visual modes of communication are invoked in most human recipients and network transport providers. Multimedia communication is very much of a reality. Video camera and TV devices become the input and output devices of modern networks. In a sense, the entire video and TV environment now interacts with modern broadband networks. Traditionally, these environments had been influenced by non-network oriented CATV personnel and protocol (if it can be called protocol). However, the need to interface with them and utilize their technology now becomes more and more immediate for the networks’ and systems’ designers. This Chapter facilitates a graceful integration of the disciplines.
KeywordsCoaxial Cable Cable Television Very High Frequency Common Carrier Network Service Provider
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