Viewpoint: Navigating the Challenge of UHD Delivery October 17th 2018 - 01:00 PM

The industry has long considered Ultra High Definition (UHD) with High Dynamic Range (HDR) to be the ‘wow factor’ behind the next-generation TV viewing experience. Unfortunately, there are too many different HDR formats being touted, causing industry confusion about how to proceed, which in turn has delayed deployments.

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Viewpoint: Keys to Picking a Technology Partner October 16th 2018 - 01:00 PM

Competition in the global video and media market is increasing with many more points of creation and distribution of content being made available. Combined with an exploding catalog of programming and new devices to support, broadcasters can no longer succeed with a one-to-many delivery solution. Successfully meeting these challenges requires

Hardware Infrastructure IP Infrastructure Software Infrastructure Workflow / Asset Management Encoding & Transcoding Distribution & Delivery Content Management OTT

Innovation At Sky News Pays Off Big October 16th 2018 - 12:05 PM

The technical advantages of software-centric video processing/production architectures have been touted for some time now, but for the risk-takers, it turns out the biggest benefit for content distributors could be financial in nature.

Hardware Infrastructure IP Infrastructure Signal Processing / Interface / Modular Software Infrastructure Social Media Integration Encoding & Transcoding Distribution & Delivery Analytics Services Cloud Services

The Future Of Online Video Codecs Is Up For Grabs October 3rd 2018 - 01:50 PM

With the use of online video exploding, the need for compression to maximize bandwidth use has never been greater. Getting so much content down a limited pipe can be a challenge if not handled correctly. The decision now for content distributors and OTT service providers is which codec to support.

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Live IP Delivery - Part 2 - OTT Technology September 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

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Reality of IP - Part 3 - Data Acceleration September 7th 2018 - 11:00 AM

Network Interface Cards (NIC’s) are often seen as the bottleneck of data processing for ST2110 and ST2022-6. IT manufacturers have witnessed similar challenges with high speed trading and 5G networks but have been able to provide real-time solutions to overcome latency and blocking. In this article, we investigate I

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Media Links to Explore Clos Networks For Multicast Applications at 2018 SMPTE LA Conference October 18th 2018 - 08:00 AM

At the SMPTE 2018 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition in Los Angeles, Dr. Takeshi Shimizu, Research & Development Manager at Media Links, will present a technical paper that proposes a new approach for building a three-stage Clos Network with non-blocking multicast capabilities. This helps reduce overall switch count and associated costs

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Viewpoint: Navigating the Challenge of UHD Delivery October 17th 2018 - 01:00 PM

The industry has long considered Ultra High Definition (UHD) with High Dynamic Range (HDR) to be the ‘wow factor’ behind the next-generation TV viewing experience. Unfortunately, there are too many different HDR formats being touted, causing industry confusion about how to proceed, which in turn has delayed deployments.

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Viewpoint: Keys to Picking a Technology Partner October 16th 2018 - 01:00 PM

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Innovation At Sky News Pays Off Big October 16th 2018 - 12:05 PM

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