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Service platform for converged interactive broadband broadcast and cellular wireless

Allamandri, Fabio and Campion, Sebastien and Centonza, Angelo and Chernilov, Alex and Cosmas, John P. and Duffy, Annette and Garrec, David and Guiraudou, Michel and Krishnapillai, Kannan and Levesque, Thierry and Mazieres, Bertrand and Mies, Ronald and Owens, Thomas and Re, Michele and Tsekleves, Emmanuel and Zheng, Lizhi (2007) Service platform for converged interactive broadband broadcast and cellular wireless. IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting, 53 (1). pp. 200-211. ISSN 0018-9316

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Abstract

A converged broadcast and telecommunication service platform is presented that is able to create, deliver, and manage interactive, multimedia content and services for consumption on three different terminal types. The motivations of service providers for designing converged interactive multimedia services, which are crafted for their individual requirements, are investigated. The overall design of the system is presented with particular emphasis placed on the operational features of each of the sub-systems, the flows of media and metadata through the sub-systems and the formats and protocols required for inter-communication between them. The key features of tools required for creating converged interactive multimedia content for a range of different end-user terminal types are examined. Finally possible enhancements to this system are discussed. This study is of particular interest to those organizations currently conducting trials and commercial launches of DVB-H services because it provides them with an insight of the various additional functions required in the service provisioning platforms to provide fully interactive services to a range of different mobile terminal types

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting
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Departments: Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences > Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts
ID Code: 66635
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 19 Sep 2013 10:59
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 22 Nov 2017 23:00
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/66635

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