VR and AR Come to Sports June 8th 2018 - 11:00 AM

There have been increasing experiments with bringing sports action to the home in Virtual Reality 3D. Not only does this add an extra dimension to the excitement, but it highlights the battle between the internet and traditional OTA delivery of entertainment.

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To Deploy HEVC, Users Must Choose What Patent Pool To Dive Into May 29th 2018 - 09:00 AM

While it’s clear that High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) is superior in compression performance to its AVC predecessor codec format, getting the essential patent holders of the standard to agree on royalty terms for use has proved to be far more complicated. This, in turn, has led to delayed d

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Lumens and Matrox Announce SRT H.264 Streaming Compatibility from PTZ Camera to Display May 24th 2018 - 10:05 AM

Lumens and Matrox have announced the compatibility of their products with the Secure Reliable Transport (SRT) open-source streaming protocol from the SRT Alliance. The SRT Open Source project, driven by the Alliance, is a collaborative community of industry leaders and developers striving to achieve lower latency internet video transport.

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Viewpoint: Multicast ABR – the Key to OTT Viewing Success March 23rd 2018 - 09:00 AM

The number of mobile phone video viewers in the United States is expected to reach almost 170 million this year. An additional 10 million may be added by 2020. With such large and increasing audiences, broadcasters are eager to serve these viewers. As streaming live over LTE networks becomes increasingly common, operators that

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LiveX Relies on Wowza to Deliver Live Online Content March 19th 2018 - 01:00 PM

In order to stay competitive, today’s video production companies have to do more than just produce video. They also have to deliver it to clients in the most efficient and comprehensive way so that it is viewed by the largest audience possible. LiveX has found internet distribution key to t

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New York’s Governors Ball Music Festival Relies On The Switch Access For HD Signal Transmission June 21st 2018 - 01:50 PM

The Switch, a provider of turnkey technology and services for the production and transmission of video and data, recently supplied its live HD signal transmission services for coverage of The Governors Ball Music Festival. The company used its extensive video transport network and new The Switch Access service, to deliver

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Articles You May Have Missed – June 20, 2018 June 20th 2018 - 08:00 AM

Until now, 4K/UHD and high dynamic range (HDR), in many ways, has been little more than a science project, as manufacturers have struggled to convince production entities of the long-term practicality and viability. Fears of overly complex pipelines and dual HDR-SDR workflows hinder widespread adoption.

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Broadcast For IT - Part 11 - Sensors June 18th 2018 - 12:05 PM

In this series of articles, we will explain broadcasting for IT engineers. Television is an illusion, there are no moving pictures and todays broadcast formats are heavily dependent on decisions engineers made in the 1930’s and 1940’s, and in this article, we look at the most fundamental element of video – senso

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