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How CDNs, Adaptive Bit Rate streaming protocols and codecs have evolved together to take video streaming forward from the earlier inconsistent and low-quality experience, to deliver broadcast quality today in many cases.
Multi-CDN is a standard model for today’s OTT Operators, which automatically requires a CDN selection solution. As streaming aims to be broadcast-grade and cost-effective, how are CDN Selection solutions evolving to support these objectives?
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 must handle.
Content Origination is in the midst of significant transformation, like all parts of the OTT video ecosystem. As OTT grows and new efficiencies are pursued, Origination must play its part as a fundamental element of the delivery chain. But Origination is not just about smooth and efficient content delivery. It’s also about providing key features to the OTT service.
This is the first in a series of articles examining the technology underlying video streaming as that becomes the dominant transmission medium for TV. This first article dissects the internet itself and examines the impact of streaming on it, setting the scene for a more in depth look at specific components such as CDNs.
Part 2 of The Big Guide To OTT is a set of three articles which dig into the key issues of OTT content origination, the unique demands of OTT content storage, and the role of CDN selection in achieving broadcast grade streaming.
For many people the idea of “serverless” software applications might seem counter-intuitive, or even confusing. Software surely needs to run on some kind of computer system somewhere? Isn’t that always called a “server”? So what does it mean when we talk about serverless, how can this approach help us, and when should we use it? And is it time to go “Serverless First”?
Women In Streaming Media are holding their meetup and a panel discussion at the 2023 NAB Show.
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