A network architecture for distributed multimedia systems

@article{Adam1994ANA,
  title={A network architecture for distributed multimedia systems},
  author={Joel F. Adam and Henry H. Houh and Michael Ismert and David L. Tennenhouse},
  journal={1994 Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Multimedia Computing and Systems},
  year={1994},
  pages={76-85}
}
  • J. Adam, H. Houh, D. Tennenhouse
  • Published 15 May 1994
  • Computer Science, Business
  • 1994 Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Multimedia Computing and Systems
Presents a novel network architecture for distributed multimedia systems. The VuNet is a gigabit-per-second desk/local-area ATM network which interconnects general-purpose workstations, network-based multimedia devices and bridges to other networks. During the course of an application, media streams are exchanged between the workstations, and devices in a seamless manner. This architecture has several advantages over traditional workstation-centric systems including the ability to share… 

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