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Publisher Comments:

"This long overdue book provides the firm technical grounding that everyone in our industry should have."

-Rob Glaser, Founder and CEO, RealNetworks

* Create, encode, and serve professional-quality streaming media

* Master Real Video and Audio, Windows Media, and Apple QuickTime

* Optimize your streaming media architecture for blazing performance

If the streaming media pros can do it, you can do it too . . .

Streaming media can provide compelling live and on-demand content for Web sites of all types and sizes. This definitive guide tells you everything you need to know to produce professional-quality streaming media for the Internet, from an overview of the available systems and tools to high-end techniques for top-quality results. Guest tutorials from industry experts provide real-world perspective, while detailed case studies show you how it all comes together.

Inside, you'll find complete coverage of streaming media

* Learn what streaming media tools are available for consumers and business users

* Assemble the best system hardware for your streaming media needs

* Capture, create, and encode source media files of all kinds

* Master advanced performance optimization techniques

* Get detailed instructions for setting up live broadcasts

* Go beyond audio and video to stream animations, text, images, and other data types

* Find out what's involved in setting up a streaming server

* Insert advertising to turn your streams into revenue-generators

Software on CD-ROM

* Demo versions of Video Factory(TM), Batch Converter(TM), and Sound Forge(r) XP Studio

* Trial version of Peak VST

* BBEdit and BBEdit Lite

* UltraEdit-32

* Sample media files

Book News Annotation:

This guide is appropriate for just about anyone interested in audio and video streaming for the Internet, with early chapters introducing the basics concepts and tools of production and the more advanced chapters explaining the synchronized multimedia integration language (SMIL) and the challenges of live broadcasts. In between are chapters on encoding files for the Internet and the specific features of QuickTime, RealSystem, and Windows Media. The CD-ROM contains sample files and demonstration versions of Video Factory, Batch Converter, and Sound ForgeXP.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

A comprehensive guide for producing professional-quality streaming media over the Internet. It provides an overview of what streaming media is, how it can be used and the tools and software programs available to consumers and businesses alike.

Synopsis:

The Streaming Media Bible is the authoritative and comprehensive guide for producing professional-quality streaming media over the Internet. It provides an overview of what streaming media is, how it can be used and the tools and software programs available to consumers and businesses alike. It covers all aspects of streaming media, from the capturing, creation and optimization of source media files, to encoding and serving files over sites using the primary available technologies. Throughout the book, the streaming process is dissected and separated into its component pieces: original media creation, encoding, and serving. All three major streaming media systems (RealNetworks' RealSystem, Apple QuickTime and Microsoft Windows Media) are covered.

ABOUT THE CD-ROM

Includes a cross-platform CD-ROM with software and examples: RealPlayer, RealProducer, RealServerBasic

Windows Media Technologies, Windows Media Player 8, Windows Media On Demand Encoder, Apple QuickTime Player, QuickTime Encoder, SoundForge XP or CoolEdit, sample audio clips, sample video clips, video tutorials, and sample code libraries.

Synopsis:

Windows Media Technologies, Windows Media Player 8, Windows Media On Demand Encoder, Apple QuickTime Player, QuickTime Encoder, SoundForge XP or CoolEdit, sample audio clips, sample video clips, video tutorials, and sample code libraries.

About the Author

Steve Mack has been at the forefront of the streaming media industry for the last five years, first as one of the original employees of RealNetworks and currently as the owner of his consulting company, smacktastic. smacktastic provides a variety of Internet media services: large event production, hardware and software needs analysis and implementation, encoding, scriptwriting and content creation. As manager of RealNetworks' Media Lab, Steve oversaw the content created for the Real family of web sites. He also helped partners create web entertainment using the latest technologies and evangelized these technologies to partners. A highly rated public speaker, Steve has presented and given lectures at conferences. He also chaired the Internet Audio Workshop at the 105th Audio Engineering Society conference in Sept. 98.

Table of Contents

Foreword.

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Quick Start.

Part I: Streaming Media: An Introduction.

Chapter 1: What Is Streaming Media?

Chapter 2: Before You Stream: The Basics.

Chapter 3: Codecs -

An Overview.

Part II: Creation: Working Within the Internet's Limitations.

Chapter 4: Internet Audio Basics.

Chapter 5: Internet Video Basics.

Chapter 6: Tools of the Trade.

Chapter 7: Recording and Editing Audio.

Chapter 8: Optimizing Your Audio Files.

Chapter 9: Capturing, Editing, and Rendering Video.

Chapter 10: Optimizing Your Video Files.

Chapter 11: Automation: The Power of Batch Processing.

Part III: Encoding: Reducing Media Files to a Stream-Friendly Size.

Chapter 12: Choosing the Right Encoding Settings.

Chapter 13: Basic Encoding Techniques.

Chapter 14: Working with Encoded Files.

Part IV: Authoring: Different Ways to Showcase Your Media.

Chapter 15: Authoring Basics.

Chapter 16: Embedding Your Presentation in a Web Page.

Chapter 17: Using JavaScript to Control Embedded Players.

Part V: Serving: Making Your Media Available on the Internet.

Chapter 18;

Installing and Running a Streaming Server.

Chapter 19: Managing Your Media Assets.

Chapter 20: Using Server Log Files.

Chapter 21: Advertising.

Part VI: Other Data Types: It Is Not Just Audio and Video Anymore.

Chapter 22: Streaming Animation with Flash.

Chapter 23: Streaming Text with RealText.

Chapter 24: Streaming Images with RealPix.

Chapter 25: Other Data Types.

Part VII: SMIL (Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language).

Chapter 26: SMIL -

An Overview.

Chapter 27: SMIL Syntax.

Chapter 28: Laying Out Your Presentation Using SMIL.

Chapter 29: Synchronizing Your Streams in SMIL.

Chapter 30: Authoring Effective SMIL Files.

Chapter 31: Advanced SMIL Techniques.

Chapter 32: What's New in SMIL 2.0.

Part VIII: Broadcasting on the Internet.

Chapter 33: Planning for Live Broadcasts.

Chapter 34: Content Creation for Live Broadcasts.

Chapter 35: Encoding for Live Broadcasts.

Chapter 36: Authoring for Live Broadcasts.

Chapter 37: Serving Live Broadcasts.

Part IX: Case Studies.

Chapter 38: A Radio Station -

KING FM.

Chapter 39: A Large-Scale Event -

U2 Live from Notre Dame.

Part X: Appendixes.

Appendix A: Streaming Media File Sizes.

Appendix B: Recommended Target Bit Rates and Audio Settings.

Appendix C: A Simple Audio/Video Production Suite.

Appendix D: What's on the CD-ROM.

Appendix E: Glossary.

Bonus Chapters.

Bonus Chapter 1: SMIL 1.0 Tag Reference.

Bonus Chapter 2: RealText Tags and References.

Bonus Chapter 3: RealPix Reference.

Bonus Chapter 4: Embedded Player JavaScript Reference.

Bonus Chapter 5: Additional Resources.

Bonus Chapter 6: Contact Information for Contributors.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780764536502
Author:
Mack, Steve
Publisher:
Wiley
Location:
New York, NY
Subject:
Internet - General
Subject:
Internet - Web Site Design
Subject:
Interactive multimedia
Subject:
Streaming technology
Subject:
Streaming technology (Telecommunications)
Subject:
Web site development
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Wiley
Series:
Bible (IDG)
Series Volume:
26
Publication Date:
20020520
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
912
Dimensions:
24 cm. +

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"Synopsis" by , A comprehensive guide for producing professional-quality streaming media over the Internet. It provides an overview of what streaming media is, how it can be used and the tools and software programs available to consumers and businesses alike.
"Synopsis" by , The Streaming Media Bible is the authoritative and comprehensive guide for producing professional-quality streaming media over the Internet. It provides an overview of what streaming media is, how it can be used and the tools and software programs available to consumers and businesses alike. It covers all aspects of streaming media, from the capturing, creation and optimization of source media files, to encoding and serving files over sites using the primary available technologies. Throughout the book, the streaming process is dissected and separated into its component pieces: original media creation, encoding, and serving. All three major streaming media systems (RealNetworks' RealSystem, Apple QuickTime and Microsoft Windows Media) are covered.

ABOUT THE CD-ROM

Includes a cross-platform CD-ROM with software and examples: RealPlayer, RealProducer, RealServerBasic

Windows Media Technologies, Windows Media Player 8, Windows Media On Demand Encoder, Apple QuickTime Player, QuickTime Encoder, SoundForge XP or CoolEdit, sample audio clips, sample video clips, video tutorials, and sample code libraries.

"Synopsis" by , Windows Media Technologies, Windows Media Player 8, Windows Media On Demand Encoder, Apple QuickTime Player, QuickTime Encoder, SoundForge XP or CoolEdit, sample audio clips, sample video clips, video tutorials, and sample code libraries.
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