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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.

Recent OTT Content

The World Of OTT (Infrastructure Pt3) - OTT’s Unique Storage RequirementsDecember 18th 2020 - 09:00 AM

Central storage systems for OTT are unique in the world of media storage. They combine a set of requirements which no other media use case has to handle.

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Automatically generating repurposed content in transport streams can automatically generate new profits.

New Compliance Tools Bring New Revenue OpportunitiesNovember 13th 2020 - 09:00 AM

Compliance solutions have rapidly transformed a once operator-intensive legal necessity into suites of automatic processes for new revenues.

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The World Of OTT (Infrastructure Pt2) - The Main Components Of The OTT Ecosystem November 6th 2020 - 09:00 AM

All video services begin with some form of content production and acquisition, so we will assume this is constant regardless of the content distribution method.

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The World Of OTT (Infrastructure Pt1) - The Principles & Terminology Of The OTT Ecosystem October 21st 2020 - 09:00 AM

OTT is becoming more and more prevalent in the world of video consumption. Some people would say that it will become the dominant form of video delivery in years to come as the underlying technologies expand, develop or mature, and consumer behaviour continues to revolve around convenience, flexibility and personalization. Recent OTT launches and refreshes from major media businesses like NBC, Disney, Warner Media, CBS, RAI, BBC, ITV, SRG and RTL show how important OTT is to their future. Please enjoy this series of articles.

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IP requires new skills, new workflows.

Software-Defined Automation: Are We Nearly There Yet? Part IIMay 22nd 2020 - 09:00 AM

Playout automation has been enabling fewer people to control more channels for decades but we’re not quite at the point where human interaction can be eliminated altogether. Since most linear broadcasters will either move to a software-based deployment for their channels themselves or give them to a service provider that carries out that transformation for them, The Broadcast Bridge assesses the benefits and the challenges in so doing. Part II examines the crucial role of IP and the workflows and skillsets needed to operate such infrastructure.

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Essential Guide: Microservices For BroadcastersJanuary 29th 2020 - 11:00 AM

Computer systems continue to dominate the landscape for broadcast innovation and the introduction of microservices is having a major impact on the way we think about software. This not only delivers improved productivity through more efficient workflow solutions for broadcasters, but also helps vendors to work more effectively to further improve the broadcaster experience.

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Live IP Delivery - Part 2 - OTT TechnologySeptember 13th 2018 - 11:30 AM

In part-1 of this series, Challenges, we introduced the basic concepts of the technology behind live OTT delivery. In this article, we dig deeper to help broadcast engineers and technical managers understand the intricacies of HTTP and IP technology, so they will be able to design and support OTT systems more effectively.

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