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Home Media Networks Quick Course; Systems, Technology and Operation
This book explains why and how different types of home media network systems are used to provide audio, data and video media distribution throughout a home or business. You will learn the basic needs for audio, data and video distribution and how existing or new wireless and wired systems in a home can be used to control and deliver media. Discover how...
This book explains why and how different types of home media network systems are used to provide audio, data and video media distribution throughout a home or business. You will learn the basic needs for audio, data and video distribution and how existing or new wireless and wired systems in a home can be used to control and deliver media. Discover how media signals can be converted to a common packet digital format (data) so they can be transferred over home data networks. You will learn about the different types of home data transmission types including telephone line, power line wireless and coaxial lines and wired data lines. Learn how home networks have evolved from basic data services for Internet access to guaranteed Quality of Service (QoS) for telephone and television services. Discover the different types of access control systems used in home networks including random data access and reserved media control and how the different types of access control methods can share the same type of system. Home networking systems use key technologies to provide for reliable high-speed data transmission including adaptive modulation, echo control, synchronized transmission, interference avoidance, power level control and channel bonding. The key types of home networks are described which include HomePNA, HomePlug, DHS, HD-PLC, MOCA, TVNet, 802.11 and Wireless LAN and how these systems can co-exist with each other. Some of the most important topics featured include: . Multimedia Distribution Needs . Transmission over Phone line, Power Line, Coax, Data Cable and Wireless. . Access Control Processes . Key Technologies Used in Home Networks . Home Network Mixed Media Operation . HomePNA, HomePlug, DHS, HD-PLC, TVNet, MOCA and Wi-Fi . Device and System Co-existence . Portable Media Rights . Media Management using DLNA
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