Wireless access has become the dominant medium for network connectivity due to the proliferation of smartphones and tablets. Because of the size and power limitations of these personal devices, as well as data caps imposed by cellular operators, there are significant constraints on the delivery of high-quality video content. This guide explains emerging technologies that will help overcome these challenges--all presented in a clear and concise format.
Video Over Wireless offers comprehensive coverage of popular adaptive bit rate (ABR) streaming methods from Apple and Microsoft and teaches the inner workings of wireless protocols such as Wi-Fi and 4G. You will get full coverage of cutting-edge technologies, including high bit rate transmission for single-antenna mobile devices, non real time (NRT) video delivery, and error concealment.