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

Handbook of Mobile Broadcasting


Edited by Borko Furht, Syed A. Ahson

Auerbach Publications

744 pages | 400 B/W Illus.

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pub: 2008-04-15
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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

Part I: Standards

An Overview of the Emerging Digital Video Broadcasting–Handheld (DVB-H) Technology; David Coquil, Günther Hölbling, and Harald Kosch

An Overview of Digital Video Broadcasting via Satellite Services to Handhelds (DVB-SH) Technology; I. Andrikopoulos (ed.), N. Chuberre, M. Cohen, O. Courseille, Régis Duval, J. Farineau, P. Laine, T. Quignon, L. Roullet, A. Serment, and M. Tatard

An Overview of Digital Multimedia Broadcasting for Terrestrial (DMB-T; C. Katsigiannis, I. Foukarakis, D. I. Kaklamani, and I. S. Venieris

Overview of ISDB-T: One-Segment Reception; Gunnar Bedicks, Jr. and Cristiano Akamine

Comparative Study of Mobile Broadcasting Protocols: DVB-H, T-DMB, MBMS, and MediaFLO; C. Herrero and P. Vuorimaa

PART II: Optimization and Simulation

Hardware and Software Architectures for Mobile Multimedia Signal Processing; Benno Stabernack, Kai-Immo Wels, and Heiko Hübert

Development of an H.264/AVC Main Profile Video Decoder Prototype Using a Platform-Based SOC Design Methodology; Huan-Kai Peng, Chun-Hsin Lee, Jian-Wen Chen, Tzu-Jen Lo, Yung-Hung Chang, Sheng-Tsung Hsu, Yuan-Chun Lin, Ping Chao, Wei-Cheng Hung, Kai-Yuan Jan, and Youn-Long Lin

H.264/AVC Video Codec Design: A Hardwired Approach; Tung-Chien Chen, Chung-Jr Lian, Yu-Wen Huang, and Liang-Gee Chen

Low-Power Analog-to-Digital Converters (ADCs) for Mobile Broadcasting Applications; J. Li, X. Zeng, and Y. Guo

Application Layer Forward Error Correction for Mobile Multimedia Broadcasting; Thomas Stockhammer, Amin Shokrollahi, Mark Watson, Michael Luby, and Tiago Gasiba

Part III: Technology

Time and Frequency Synchronization Schemes for OFDM-Based Mobile Broadcasting; Xianbin Wang, Yiyan Wu, and Jean-Yves Chouinard

Antenna Diversity Schemes Suitable for Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM)-Based Standards; D. A. Zarbouti, D. A. Kateros, D. I. Kaklamani, and G. N. Prezerakos

Soft Handover Techniques for Time-Slicing-Based Broadcast Systems; Gunther May

Transmission Aspects and Service Discovery Strategy for Seamless Handover in DVB-H; Jani Väre and Tommi Auranen

Radio Resource Management Schemes for Mobile Terrestrial and Satellite Broadcasting; Nikos Dimitriou

Dynamic Forward Error Control Schemes; Qingchun Chen and Kam-Yiu Lam

Air Interface Enhancements for Multimedia Broadcast/Multicast Service; Américo Correia, Nuno Souto, João Carlos Silva, and Armando Soares

Optimization of Packet Scheduling Schemes; Hongfei Du, Linghang Fan, and Barry G. Evans

Finite-State Models for Simulating the Packet Error Behavior of a Mobile

Broadcasting System Operating in a Multipath Channel Environment; Jussi Poikonen, Jarkko Paavola, and Valery Ipatov

Performance Analysis of the DVB-H Link Layer Forward Error Correction; Heidi Himmanen, Tero Jokela, Jarkko Paavola, and Valery Ipatov

PART IV: Applications

DVB-H Systems and Receivers; F. Boronat, R. Llorente, J. Lloret, and D. Vicente

Video Streaming and Related Applications in the Mobile Environment; P. Fouliras

Live Video and On-Demand Streaming; I. S. Venieris, E. Kosmatos, C. Papagianni, and G. N. Prezerakos

Broadcasting Techniques for Video on Demand in Wireless Networks; Duc A. Tran and Thinh Nguyen


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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COMPUTERS / Internet / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Telecommunications
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Mobile & Wireless Communications