The move to IP Protocol Television (IPTV) has challenged the traditional television industry by opening the Internet to high quality real time television content delivery. Thus it has provided an enabling set of key technologies to understand and foster further innovations in the multimedia landscape and to create dynamics in the TV value chain. This editorial provides a brief overview of this special issue. It begins with a short introduction to IPTV Technology and then summarizes the main contributions of the selected papers for this special issue, highlighting their salient features and novel results.
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Keywords IPTV – IP video – Networked video – Quality of service – IPTV technologies
THEME Software (theme 1), Information (theme 2)
Journal International Journal on Multimedia Tools and Applications
Project Together Anywhere, Together Anytime
Citation
Bonastre, O.M, Montpetit, M.J, & Cesar Garcia, P.S. (2011). IPTV: Challenges and Future Directions. International Journal on Multimedia Tools and Applications, 53(3).