Protocol ensures safer multimedia delivery

Walker, John; Hicks, Jeff
November 1999
Network World;11/01/99, Vol. 16 Issue 44, p53
Trade Publication
Focuses on the Real-time Transport Protocol (RTP), a protocol used for sending multimedia data, such as streaming audio and video, to one recipient or to multiple recipients. Explanation of how RTP handles the real-time characteristics of multimedia applications; Reservation of queues and prioritization of RTP traffic; Decoding of RTP headers; Consistency of RTP among applications.


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