Price: $2,999.00

Length: 3 Days
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Video over IP Training, Video over IP Course

Video over IP training course covers everything you need to know about transferring video over IP networks.

Whether your background is video, networking, broadcast, or telecommunications, you will benefit from the breadth of coverage that this course provides. Real-life application examples give students successful examples of a variety of Video over IP networks that are up and running today.

Video over IP Training course is intended for anyone interested in learning about the  Video over IP fundamentals and principles including networking basics, IP basics, video basics, video over IP distribution, video streaming, video compression, Web TV and multicasting.

Other topics covered: video fundamentals, video compression, IPTV, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, H.264 standards, MPEG-DASH, H.265/HEVC, Versatile Video Coding (VVC), also known as H.266, ISO/IEC 23090-3, and MPEG-I Part 3, EVC (Essential Video Coding), LCEVC (Low Complexity Enhancement Video Coding), Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Video Compression, SDI transport, video streaming, multicast, IP Video, OTT TV,  multimedia compression and transmission, multimedia signal processing, distributed video systems, and visualization.

Who Should Attend

Engineers, technicians, managers and Video system professionals planning, designing and implementing Video over IP and IPTV Networks.
Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course the attendees will be able to:

  • Describe the basics of video
  • Evaluate different  video technologies
  • Describe networking concepts and SIP and RTP/RTCP/TCP/UDP/IP fundamentals
  • List the concept of delivering video over IP
  • Plan and design IP networks, which will support video transpiration
  • Sketch network architecture for Video over IP
  • List and discuss key protocols used to transport video over IP
  • Describe the requirements of QoS applied to video
  • Discuss security features for transporting Video over IP


Learn about Video Over IP, IPTV, Internet Video, MPEG2, MPGE-4, H.264, MPEG-DASH, P2P, Web TV, OTA and Streaming. Topics covered:

  • Overview of Video Transport
  • Video Transport Applications
  • Video Basics
  • Video and Audio Compression
  • IP Networking Basics
  • Packet Transport
  • Video Streaming
  • Multicasting
  • MPGE-2
  • MPEG-4/H.264
  • HEVC/H.265
  • Real-Time Multicasting Protocol  (RTMP)
  • Adaptive Bitrate Technology
  • HTTP/HTTPS progressive streaming
  • Streaming vs. progressive download
  • HTTP Live Streaming (HLS)
  • HDS and Smooth
  • Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP Using MPEG-DASH
  • OTT System Engineering
  • OTT TV Quality Engineering
  • Content Delivery Networks (CDN)
  • IPTV vs, OTT
  • Videoconferencing over IP
  • Content and Transport Security
  • Video File Transfer
  • Network Administration
  • Video QoS and QoE

Course Content (Optional On-Demand Modules)

Introduction to Video over IP

  • What is Video over IP?
  • Basic video concepts
  • Basic IP networking concepts
  • Video over IP network architecture
  • Key requirements for Video over IP transportation

Video Basics

  • Concepts behind Pixels, Luma, Scanning, and Chroma
  • Types of Video
  • Video Fields and Frames
  • Types of Audio
  • Other Video Services
  • Video and Audio Switching
  • Traditional video
  • Digital video
  • Video formats
  • Concepts behind compression
  • Need for Compression
  • Key to Compression
  • Video Compression
  • MPEG Compression (MPEG-2 and MPEG-4)
  • 4:4:4 vs. 4:2:2
  • Spatial and Temporal Compression
  • Concepts behind MPEG-2, GOP, MPEG-4 and H.264
  • H.265: High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC)
  • H.266, ISO/IEC 23090-3, and MPEG-I Part 3: Versatile Video Coding (VVC)
  • Uses of video: downloading, streaming, TV, CCTV, conferencing

Video and Audio Compression

  • Compression Overview
  • MPEG Compression Technologies
  • Video compression
  • Lossless Codecs
  • Lossy Codecs
  • MPEG compression
  • Spatial (intraframe) compression
  • Discrete Cosine Transform (DCT)
  • Quantization
  • Weighting
  • Scanning
  • Entropy coding
  • Temporal (interframe) compression
  • Groups of Pictures (GOP)
  • Other Compression Technologies
  • Comparing Compression Technologies
  • Technology Licensing Issues

Overview of Video Transport

  • Video Transport Technologies
  • DVB
  • DVB-T
  • Basics of IPTV
  • Internet Video
  • Web TV
  • IP Video Transport Applications
  • Entertainment
  • ANSI/SMPTE 125M: Component Video Signal 4:2:2 – Bit-Parallel Digital Interface
  • ANSI/SMPTE 170M: Composite Analog Video Signal – NTSC for Studio Applications
  • ANSI/SMPTE 259M: 10-Bit 4:2:2 Component and 4fsc NTSC Composite Digital Signals – Serial Digital Interface
  • ANSI/SMPTE 266M: 4:2:2 Digital Component Systems – Digital Vertical Interval Time Code
  • Serial Digital Interface (SDI)
  • ANSI/SMPTE 292: 1.5 Gb/s Signal / Data Serial Interface
  • SMPTE 2022-5/6
  • SMPTE 2022-1/2
  • Interactive Video
  • Streaming Video

IP Networking Basics

  • IP Basics
  • Ethernet and IP
  • From Video into IP Packets
  • Encapsulation
  • MPEG Stream Types
  • Transport Protocols

IP Packet Transport

  • Transport Methods
  • Transport Considerations
  • Network Impairments
  • Internet Transport
  • Quality of Service
  • Video over IP protocol stack
  • RTP, RTCP, mixers and translators, RSVP
  • Video Compression
  • Building an MPEG Transport Stream
  • System Layer: MPEG Stream Types
  • Elementary Streams, Packetized Elementary St
  • MPEG Containers and Streams
  • Program stream (PS)
  • Program Stream & Transport Stream Packet Structures

IP Networking Fundamentals for Video Professionals

  • Network Overview
  • IP Protocol
  • Layer Model & OSI Model
  • IP Addresses, Datagrams and Packets
  • IP Network Equipment
  • Routers, Switches and Hubs
  • Transport Protocols
  • Packet Transport
  • Transport Methods
  • Considerations
  • Multicast (IGMP)
  • Unicasting & Multicasting
  • Joining and Leaving Multicast

Video Transport over IP

  • Video over IP basics
  • Video into Packets
  • RTP Header
  • RTCP Packets
  • Encapsulating Media Data
  • MPEG-2 Transport stream (TS)
  • PES : Packetized Elementary Stream
  • PCR, PTS and DTS
  • Timing in the transport stream is based on the 27MHz System Time Clock (STC)
  • Decoding Time Stamp (DTS)
  • Presentation Time Stamp (PTS)
  • Program Clock Reference (PCR)
  • Program Association Table (PAT)
  • Program MAP Table (PMT)
  • Network Information Table (NIT)
  • Conditional Access Table (CAT)
  • TDT (time and date table)
  • Program Map Table (PMT)
  • MPEG-4 over IP
  • MPEG-4 Part 10, or H.264
  • Advanced Video Coding (AVC)
  • H.265: High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC)
  • H.266, ISO/IEC 23090-3, and MPEG-I Part 3: Versatile Video Coding (VVC)

Real-time Professional Broadcast Signals over IP Networks

  • SMPTE 2022
  • HD-SDI: SMPTE 292M, 1.45 GB/s
  • Dual Link: SMPTE 372M, 2.23 GB/s (2 coax connections)
  • Single Link 3G SMPTE 424M, 2.97 Gbit/s
  • 10 Gb/s Serial Signal/Data Interface or 10G-SDI: ST 435
  • Others

Video Streaming

  • Basic Concepts
  • Real-time content: Webcasts, news bulletins, conferences, training, seminars, collaboration, medical, sports, concerts
  • Streaming System Architecture
  • Streaming Applications
  • Technologies for Streaming
  • RTP, RTSP, RTMP, MPEG-TS (unicast and multicast)
  • Live and Progressive Video Streaming
  • RTMP (and the variants RTMPS, RTMPT, RTMPE, RTMPTE)
  • Adaptive bitrate streaming
  • Adobe Dynamic Streaming for Flash
  • HTTP Dynamic Streaming (HDS)
  • Microsoft Smooth Streaming
  • HTTP Live Streaming (HLS)
  • Smooth Streaming
  • MPEG-TS (unicast and multicast
  • ICY (SHOUTcast / Icecast) streams
  • Commercial Players
  • IP streaming software and hardware


  • Basic Concepts
  • Applications
  • Multicasting System Architecture
  • System Impact
  • Multicasting
  • Multicasting compared to unicasting and broadcasting

Videoconferencing Over IP

  • Basic Conferencing Concepts
  • IP Videoconferencing Technologies
  • Traditional solutions, Video conferencing over IP, point to point, multipoint, architectures, bridges.

DRM, Content Ownership, and Content Security

  • Acquiring Content
  • Rights Management
  • Encryption
  • Encryption Systems

Concepts behind IPTV (Internet Protocol TV)

  • Basic Concepts
  • Characteristics of IPTV
  • IPTV Delivery Networks
  • Technologies for IPTV
  • IMS and SIP architecture
  • SIP session

Video File Transfer, Podcasting, and P2P

  • File Transfer Applications
  • File Transfer Technology
  • Podcasting
  • P2P File Sharing
  • Review and Checklist Update

Internet Video

  • Key Attributes of Internet Video
  • Internet Video Applications
  • System Architecture
  • Delivery Platforms and Services
  • Client Software


  • Video on demand vs. video broadcasting
  • Architectures
  • RTSP
  • WebRTC
  • OTT TV

Network Analysis & Fault Finding

  • Monitoring of a Video Flow
  • Basic GOP Structure
  • Multicast and IGMP
  • Joining Multicast Groups
  • Capturing Real-Time Video on IGMP Join/Leave

Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP Using MPEG-DASH

  • What is  Dynamic Adaptive  Streaming over HTTP
  • MPEG Dynamic Adaptive Streaming Architecture
  • XML Syntax and Semantics
  • Profiles
  • DASH Metrics
  • MPEG-DASH with HLS, HDS and Smooth Streaming

Video over IP Issues

  • Delivery methods
  • Access and core network technologies
  • FTTX, ADSL, VDSL, WiFi, WiMAX, HSPA/HSPA+ and LTE/LTE Advanced/5G
  • Bandwidth, delay, jitter, signaling, packet loss
  • IP performance and QOS
  • IP TOS field, queuing strategies
  • FIFO, WFQ, custom, priority, RED. Differentiated services, and Diffserv

Video over IP Monitoring & Measurements

  • Network Impairments
  • Three Principles of Video over IP
  • Flow Behavior
  • Video over IP Measurements
  • MDI – Media Delivery Index
  • Determining Loss on a UDP flow
  • What is Delay Factor (DF)? Effects of Jitter

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