Ein Empfohlenes und lesenswertes Dokument in deutscher Sprache: Attila S. Suiçmez Master-Thesis (in German only). The six main aspects covered are:
- History and structure of the Internet as the Pre-Information Superhighway
- the relevance of the Information Superhighway as the global network for multimedia applications
- the World Wide Web as today’s existing and global multimedia enabling technology
- AV-Programms for use on the Internet
- Apple Computer’s QuickTime Media Layer as a framework and technological concept for the integration of time based data on the Inter-PC (QT 3 and the iMac weren’t born yet, when I wrote this 😉
- the MBONE as a virtual backbone of the Internet, which by using multicasting is an important concept for distributed multimedia.