Akamai To Offer Bitmovin Video Encoding May 12th 2019 - 08:00 AM

Bitmovin said it has officially been qualified as a video transcoding partner by Akamai Technologies, a CDN and edge-processing platform, to enable secure digital content delivery to all consumer platforms. Akamai has worked closely with Bitmovin since Bitmovin ended its Media Services on Demand (MSOD) transcoding service two years ago.

The Challenges Of Sending IP Video Over A WAN November 27th 2018 - 11:00 AM

With the proliferation of Ethernet networks and computers in the video world, many media companies are replacing traditional dedicated video links like satellite and microwave with Ethernet-based infrastructures. This is being done for internal contribution applications as well as for delivering content directly to the consumer.

Vendors Now Well Versed In The Language of IT September 21st 2018 - 09:52 AM

At the recent IBC Show in Amsterdam, it was clear that when discussing the design and deployment of next generation video production and distribution infrastructures, manufacturers of the technology and processes required are now using significantly different technical terms. Now, familiar words like “encoding”, “playout” and “software defined networks’ are being repla…

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Why We Need OTT Monitoring – Part 2 May 23rd 2019 - 01:00 PM

In the previous article in this series, “Understanding OTT Systems”, we looked at the fundamental differences between unidirectional broadcast and OTT delivery. We investigated the complexity of OTT delivery and observed an insight into the multi-service provider silo culture. In this article we fully analyze a typical OTT delivery channel to …