Trials for Multimedia Communiations

Akihiro SHIMIZU  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E79-B   No.8   pp.1008-1014
Publication Date: 1996/08/25
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Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: INVITED PAPER (Special Issue on Multimedia on Demand)
multimedia,  ATM,  internet,  MOD,  VOD,  joint utilization tests of multimedia communications,  

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Many activities are being promoted for the coming multimedia age. In this paper, background information for multimedia communications is followed by an outline of joint tests in multimedia communications with some examples of the projects and applications. These trials are also explained from the aspects of project specifications, which include application classifications and details of multimedia-on-demand offerings, as well as technical issues in experimental environments which mainly include those related to ATM technology.