The Zixi and Google Cloud partnership will allow companies in the media, telecommunications and entertainment verticals to deliver end-to-end broadcast quality live video solutions over IP using Google Cloud.
MediaKind, the video technology company spun out of Ericsson in 2018, has claimed credit for its customer Altice Portugal’s MEO becoming the country’s leading pay TV service with 39.8% of subscribers.
All video services begin with some form of content production and acquisition, so we will assume this is constant regardless of the content distribution method.
OTT is becoming more and more prevalent in the world of video consumption. Some people would say that it will become the dominant form of video delivery in years to come as the underlying technologies expand, develop or mature, and consumer behaviour continues to revolve around convenience, flexibility and personalization. Recent OTT launches and refreshes from major media businesses like NBC, Disney, Warner Media, CBS, RAI, BBC, ITV, SRG and RTL show how important OTT is to their future.
Here, we take a look at the landmark installation at the University of Notre Dame that highlights one of the biggest advantages of IP-based systems - flexibility. In the past networks have required a lot of cables and interconnections, today, a single cable can deliver every signal to any endpoint in real time, and with outstanding quality, and robustness.
With the release of the core parts of the SMPTE ST 2110 suite, the confusion around different transport standards for audio and video over IP is settled. However, the adoption of these solutions for day-to-day use is still far from easy. While there are more and more pure IP facilities and OB trucks now in service, they take significant time to set up and are only practical when a single vendor interface is used.
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