Internet delivery is playing an influential role in delivering programs. For viewers to have the best quality of experience, engineers and technologists must expand their understanding to appreciate the intricacies of computer networks & internet delivery.
French video delivery and encoding technology vendor ATEME is the latest to comply with the Open Caching API Testbed Initiative organized by the Streaming Video Alliance (SVA).
TAG Video Systems takes advantage of over 70,000 globally deployed probing points to give users the ability to dive deep into streaming content monitoring. The company anticipates more than 100,000 probing point deployments by the end of 2021.
The video streaming tide has been accelerated by the Covid-19 pandemic, but will continue to flow as relative normality returns, driving demand to monetize online content not just through subscriptions but also advertising.
Cisco is leading a $70 million investment in Israeli CDN startup Qwilt, driven by growth in the open caching architecture developed and endorsed by the Streaming Video Alliance.
The Secure Reliable Transport (SRT) low latency streaming protocol has become more appealing for OTT service providers with the addition of viewer experience monitoring and further playout capabilities.
Sitting at home watching the Olympics 400m Women’s hurdles final live on NBC’s 4K HDR channel, home audiences were captivated by the sweat and effort displayed on screen with immersive sound of the runners’ feet hitting the track. Viewers thousands of miles away could be excused for thinking they had the best seat in the Japan National Stadium. The live 4K HDR broadcast of NBC’s primetime show throughout the Games were an extrasensory experience unlike any previous Olympics telecasts.
New, in-cloud, pay-per-use business models offer new advantages to occasional REMI, field reporting, remote event production and similar content producers and distributors with a better business model to remain competitive and profitable without huge ongoing capital investments.
A new non-profit group is about to launch for the CDN (Content Delivery Network) industry, aiming to provide more consistent media transport with greater resilience against the outages that have recently afflicted some of the world’s major CDN providers.