Category: Video Delivery

Our Look into Media Over IP Trends for 2019 – Part 2

Media Over IP Trends 2019

With standardization for the transport layer in place and the number of systems being deployed growing, media over IP is now a viable option for our industry. 2019 is focused on usability, and once this becomes readily accessible we can truly move from an early adopter phase to mass market adoption. So where do we…

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Our Look into Media Over IP Trends for 2019 – Part 1

2019 Media Over IP Trends

As 2018 drew to a close it was possible to sit back and confidently say that previous concerns related to transporting media over IP using COTS networking were solved. The development of SMPTE ST 2022-6 for SDI over IP, and SMPTE ST 2110, with its more flexible method for delivering independent video, audio and data…

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Top 3 Predictions for Innovative Video Distribution Technology to Watch in 2019

video distribution innovations

Video distribution is constantly evolving. It’s crazy to think that only 12 years ago Netflix streaming was born. Since then video experiences have never been the same. Today’s consumers expect a massive amount of high-quality content, anytime, anywhere, on any screen. If they don’t find the content or the quality they want, they’ll go elsewhere….

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Video SaaS: The Smarter, Faster and Simpler Approach to Video Streaming

Harmonic Video Saas: Smarter, Faster, Simper

The media and broadcast industries are evolving at a rapid pace. Consumers are demanding higher quality experiences on an ever-expanding number of screen types. Operators want to satiate those demands, driving better-quality video experience on every device while at the same time increasing their flexibility and monetization. Through cloud-native and video SaaS solutions operators can…

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Amsterdam Here We Come, What To Expect At IBC2016

Amsterdam here we come, what to expect at IBC2016

The change overhauling our industry will feature prominently at this year’s show, with IP infrastructure and software applications continuing to displace existing products and solutions. With the necessary standardization largely in place for IP-based video carriage, the more interesting work of redefining solution boundaries will become evident. Adapt and survive should be the theme for…

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Why 2016 Is Turning Out To Be The Year Of Ultra HD

Why 2016 Is Turning Out To Be The Year Of Ultra HD

Ultra HD (UHD) started being deployed several years ago, mostly in Japan and Korea, with some sporadic launches in other countries with high demand for sports content. But recent launches have been fairly steady and consistent. These include the Cricket World Cup transmitted in UHD in India in January 2015, the BT Premiere league broadcast…

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Vegas NAB Takeaways – Virtualization, Cloud and IP Networking (Part 3 of 3)

Vegas NAB Takeaways – Virtualization, Cloud and IP Networking (Part 3 of 3)

While HDR and UHD might have grabbed all the headlines at NAB 2016, for those commissioning video solutions, the real fundamental issues concerned virtualization, cloud and increased adoption of IP networking. Put like this, the two issues appear totally disconnected, when in fact the move to UHD with HDR is quite likely to be the…

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The Most Beautiful Thing You’ll See Today

aurora borealis NASA video

The recently launched video “Aurora Borealis from Space,” was praised by Al Roker on NBCs The Today Show as “amazing” while the BBC called it “spectacular,” and CNN claimed that the video “may be the most beautiful thing you’ll see today.” But that was just the tip of the iceberg of how this video came…

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Vegas NAB Takeaways – 4K, UHD and HDR (Part 1 of 3)

As expected, 4K / UHD was rejuvenated by the addition of High Dynamic Range (HDR) and a host of carefully crafted demos to show the latest crop of debutant screens, unveiled earlier at CES in all their glory. The results were certainly impressive, but needed considerable technical insight to unravel what was behind “the screen”…

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