IMS-TV: An IMS-Based Architecture for Interactive, Personalized IPTV

This article describes a novel architecture for delivering personalized IPTV experiences to end users. The framework leverages the IP Multimedia Subsystem to quickly enable new innovative, multi-media services.

We describe the session flows for important use cases, such as accessing the electronic service guide, VoD, fast channel changing, and enhanced parental control services. Important parameters are quantified for the session experience in each of these use cases.


Ignacio Más and Viktor Berggren (Ericsson Research) Rittwik Jana, John Murray, and Christopher W. Rice (AT&T Labs Research)