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The new frontiers of OTT delivery: Multicast, P2P & Hybrid

The new frontiers of OTT delivery: Multicast, P2P & Hybrid | The Machinimatographer | Scoop.it

4K streaming, mobile broadcasting for the crowd, generalized delinearization, worldwide video events…


OTT delivery is just multiplying the challenges, as customers’ expectations are raising each day in terms of video fast-start, instant channel switching, lack of buffer and high frame size/rate – on all devices in all network conditions. To answer those challenges, OTT delivery answer today is basically more unicast sessions, more servers, more peering – and less and less guarantee of satisfying end-user experience as long as there is no specific end-to-end paid agreement to guarantee that the path will be provisioned from the origin server up to the video device. Even in this ideal scheme, the device might still suffer from poor wireless conditions which jeopardize the experience. So, how do we deal with all this stack of potential problems: do we stick to the aging receipts, rely blindly on Moore’s law and perpetuate a hopeless CDN weapons race? Or do we try to find smarter ways to make the OTT growth reach a sustainable delivery model ?


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Valery's curator insight, February 3, 2014 2:57 AM

Must read (when you have 15 minutes at least)

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Xstream Launches new Ingest Service [PR]

Xstream Launches new Ingest Service [PR] | The Machinimatographer | Scoop.it
One of the biggest challenges within the OTT and TV Everywhere space today is how to ensure a simple ingest workflow when importing media assets from various content providers. For many service providers with a large media assets library, the ingest workflow can be a major headache with different processes for dealing with multiple video input formats, metadata formats, subtitle formats, applying DRM encryption and transcoding for multiple platforms.

In order to meet these challenges Xstream is now launching a new 'Ingest Service' that greatly simplifies the ingest of media assets and offers a completely transparent process to fit into any media rollout. Additionally, the Ingest Service collects content from multiple sources with ease with a minimum of human resources needed, enabling customers to reduce time spent on setting up ingest workflows, decrease time to market and scale their offerings faster, better and wider than ever before.
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