The term ‘cloud’ means more than online and multiscreen TV. It encompasses IT concepts like virtualization and hosting that can have dramatic benefits for many television operations, including increased agility.
Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), a leader in video delivery infrastructure, has teamed up with Encoding.com to offer a highly flexible, cloud-based transcoding service that provides superior video quality, robust format support, and ...
What will TV be like in 2020? According to a panel of experts from YouTube, Scripps, AT&T and Ericsson it will be without a home DVR, on-demand and a solo experience. Will it still be called TV? Ericsson’s Simon Frost led out the discussion with a vision of the world …
RGB Networks has launched its CloudXstream ad insertion for multi-screen (AIM) and network DVR at the NAB Show in Las Vegas this week.The cloud-based platform provides a turnkey approach for the deployment of AIM or network DVR (nDVR) in an operator’s own data center or hosted private cloud. The framework helps operators monetize their TV Everywhere services.
The technology from Quiptel puts the network controller in charge of allocating bandwidth to overcome greedy clients. It can also start up second streaming sessions for the same programme, merging them into one stream in the device.
The DASH Talks, a gathering of DASH supporters, compared notes on the standard's advancement, and highlighted the work being done.
“More important than anything else, DASH enables interoperability,” said Iraj Sodagar, a principal multimedia architect at Microsoft and the DASH Industry Forum (DASH-IF) president. “The whole idea of DASH was gathering the best deployed streaming technologies in the market, adding more to it, and creating a standard for interoperability."
These features represent major advancements in our platform and support for critical emerging technologies. We now offer support for the HEVC or H.265 codec, delivering 50% better compression than it’s H.264 predecessor.
Tech Times Google Chrome beta for Android can push HTML5 videos to Chromecast: Is it ... Tech Times Once enabled, users should be able to push HTML5 videos on the web to their Chromecast device, and then play it back on their TV.
The industry has reached a tipping point and is about to start moving more software off dedicated video processors and onto shared computing resources, according to Harmonic. Meanwhile we are on the road to all-ABR video.