Handbook of Mobile Broadcasting: DVB-H, DMB, ISDB-T, AND MEDIAFLO, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Handbook of Mobile Broadcasting


Edited by Borko Furht, Syed A. Ahson

Auerbach Publications

744 pages

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Operators are introducing mobile television and digital video content services globally. The Handbook of Mobile Broadcasting addresses all aspects of these services, providing a comprehensive reference on DVB-H, DMB, ISDB-T, and MediaFLO. Featuring contributions from experts in the field, the text presents technical standards and distribution protocols, offering detailed coverage of video coding, including design methodology and error resilience techniques; state-of-the-art technologies such as signaling, optimization, implementation, and simulation; and applications of mobile broadcasting, including emerging areas and new interactive services.

Table of Contents

Standards. An Overview of the Emerging Digital Video Broadcasting–Handheld (DVB-H) Technology. An Overview of Digital Video Broadcasting via Satellite Services to Handhelds (DVB-SH) Technology. An Overview of Digital Multimedia Broadcasting for Terrestrial (DMB-T. Overview of ISDB-T: One-Segment Reception. Comparative Study of Mobile Broadcasting Protocols: DVB-H, T-DMB, MBMS, and MediaFLO. Optimization and Simulation. Hardware and Software Architectures for Mobile Multimedia Signal Processing. Development of an H.264/AVC Main Profile Video Decoder Prototype Using a Platform-Based SOC Design Methodology. H.264/AVC Video Codec Design: A Hardwired Approach. Low-Power Analog-to-Digital Converters (ADCs) for Mobile Broadcasting Applications. Application Layer Forward Error Correction for Mobile Multimedia Broadcasting. Technology. Time and Frequency Synchronization Schemes for OFDM-Based Mobile Broadcasting. Antenna Diversity Schemes Suitable for Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM)-Based Standards. Soft Handover Techniques for Time-Slicing-Based Broadcast Systems. Transmission Aspects and Service Discovery Strategy for Seamless Handover in DVB-H. Radio Resource Management Schemes for Mobile Terrestrial and Satellite Broadcasting. Dynamic Forward Error Control Schemes. Air Interface Enhancements for Multimedia Broadcast/Multicast Service.Optimization of Packet Scheduling Schemes. Finite-State Models for Simulating the Packet Error Behavior of a Mobile Broadcasting System Operating in a Multipath Channel Environment. Performance Analysis of the DVB-H Link Layer Forward Error Correction. Applications. DVB-H Systems and Receivers. Video Streaming and Related Applications in the Mobile Environment. Live Video and On-Demand Streaming. Broadcasting Techniques for Video on Demand in Wireless Networks.

About the Editors

Furht, Borko; Ahson, Syed A.

About the Series

Internet and Communications

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COMPUTERS / Information Technology
COMPUTERS / Internet / General
COMPUTERS / Hardware / Handheld Devices
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Telecommunications
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Mobile & Wireless Communications