mWeb: a framework for distributed presentations using the WWW and the MBone
1996 (English)Conference paper, Presentation (Refereed)
This paper presents a framework for bringing the MBone and the World-Wide Web closer together by real-time distribution of HTML-pages and synchronization of WWW-browsers. This framework will allow for distributed presentations with WWW-material using the mWeb application. Distribution is done using two new protocols, Scalable Reliable Real-time Transport Protocol - SRRTP and Scalable Reliable File Distribution Protocol - SRFDP. Synchronization is achieved using the WebDesk Control Bus which allows for messaging in large groups of programs and hosts. This paper also presents how the mWeb application can be used for programmed presentations resulting in a television-like Web-TV. 1 Introduction The World-Wide Web (WWW) is today mostly used as a request application where the end-user tells a browser to fetch a page which is then displayed. Imagine instead your WWW-browser being used as a broadcast 1 receiver where the user tunes into a channel and starts watching the HTML-pages being d...
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Research subject Mobile and Pervasive Computing
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-37222Local ID: b2de7e70-e292-11db-b078-000ea68e967bOAI: oai:DiVA.org:ltu-37222DiVA: diva2:1010720
Real Time Multimedia and the Web : 24/10/1996 - 25/10/1996
Godkänd; 1996; 20070404 (heering)2016-10-032016-10-03Bibliographically approved