FLUTE DVB-H

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Contents

Notation:

FLUTE: file delivery over unidirectional transport

IPDC: IP Datacast

ALC: Asyn-chronous Layered Coding

FDT: File Delivery Table

TOI: Transport Object Identifier

ESG: Electronic Service Guide


FLUTE Basics

Files are delivered as transport objects, with optional content encoding (e.g. gzip)

Distribution to large number of receivers

Can be used with both multicast and unicast User Datagram Protocol (UDP) delivery

Supports IPv4 and IPv6

Supports Any Source Multicast (ASM) and Source Specific Multicast (SSM) models


FLUTE in DVB-H

ESG containers are transported as files in transport objects in FLUTE sessions.

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FLUTE Implementation

Open-sourse software -- MAD FLUTE [1]