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2016-2017 Official General Catalog 
2016-2017 Official General Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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TLC 210 - Telecommunications III

This course covers the organization, architecture, setup, hardware and software aspects of networked video delivery systems.  Topics include:  video transport; compression; packet transport; multicasting; content ownership and security; tranport security; IPTV-IP video to the home; video file transfer; VPN's and home-office video links.  A hands-on approach will be taken, with team projects throughout.

Prerequisite- Corequisite
Prerequisite:  TLC 120 Telecommunications II

Credits: 4
3 Lecture Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
Course Profile
Course Objectives:

1.  Describe video transport technologies, networks, protocols, and applications.
2.  Describe video and audio data compression techniques and transport methods.
3.  Explain video streaming, multicasting, and videoconferencing over IP.
4.  Describe content ownership, encryption, and transport security.
5.  Describe IP-TV video to the home, video file transfer technology and applications.
6.  Explain network administration, and the configuration and implementation of a network to support video and VoIP.


Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

1.  Describe video delivery system organization and operation.
2.  Describe the purpose and function of various video related protocols.
3.  Describe the purpose and function of video delivery interconnection technologies.
4.  Use LANs/WANs for converged (voice, video and data) communications.
5.  Use network analysis software to view, verify, and troubleshoot network traffic conditions.
6.  Work productively as a team, practicing project leadership, interpersonal skills, and conflict resolution in a networked environment.
7.  Practice problem solving via the planning, organization, and delivery of projects in a networked environment.

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