The mobile video boom will continue over the next few years and consume an ever-greater proportion of overall global network backbone capacity, according to the latest update of the Cisco Mobile Visual Networking Index (MVNI) Forecast (2017 – 2022).
Philo T. Farnsworth was the original TV pioneer. When he transmitted the first picture from a camera to a receiver in another room in 1927, he exclaimed to technicians helping him, “There you are – electronic television!” What’s never been quoted but likely the first question raised was “What do we do with it?”
Kaltura has released a new version of its Cloud TV Platform SDK featuring faster and smoother playback on mobile devices challenged by slow or intermittent internet connectivity.
Newsgathering is changing rapidly due to the internet, smartphones, broadband wireless and live-streaming apps. Television news and newspapers continue to compete with online news sites to produce the latest video. The old days of ENG have moved to “mojo,” for mobile journalism.
The 2019 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) just ended. The convention sets the stage for television and other consumer technology that will soon fill dealer’s showrooms. The products introduced in the Las Vegas convention halls showcased what manufacturers want consumers to purchase in 2019.
The next move on in mobile communications and broadband connectivity, 5G, is also being held up as potentially a new contribution and distribution technology for broadcasting. BT Sport and mobile operator EE demonstrated the broadcast possibilities for the fifth generation of telecom technology during November with tests of remote production applications.