Research from consumer tech market research firm Parks Associates has confirmed that the boom in mobile video viewing is having an impact on cord cutting.
Streaming wars are associated in the public mind with the intensifying battle for supremacy between Netflix, Amazon, Disney, Apple and a few others in the SVoD (Subscription VoD) field, but it also applies to the contention heating up between underlying protocols for low latency transmission of video over the Internet.
Sony has announced a free firmware upgrade for its palm-sized 4K HDR professional camcorders that allows users to streamline the process of acquiring and distributing live content. Two of its camcorders—the HXR-NX80 and PXW-Z90—have now been enhanced with Simple Live Streaming technology, giving shooters the ability to live stream and upload content onto video sharing sites and social media platforms directly from the camera. For standalone operations, the 4K UHD camcorders only require a Wi-Fi connection.
As broadcasters accelerate IP migration, we must move from a position of theory to that of practical application. Hybrid solutions to integrate SDI, AES, MADI, and IP will be needed for many years to come, even with green field sites, as broadcasters seek a steady and methodical transition.
Many protocol specifications are used today to reliably transport compressed video over IP networks and the internet. New transport specifications such as RIST with ARQ continue development and testing.
The prospect of sustained growth in OTT video consumption over the next five years at least has been reaffirmed in a study by Digital TV Research predicting that online TV episode and movie revenues will more than double from $68 billion in 2018 to $159 billion in 2024, with $17 billion added in 2019 alone.
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