Companies like Amazon, Google, Microsoft and Adobe strive to transport the best video over the internet that supports the most devices. 4K UHD content traffic further drives the goal of a single video format that can be displayed on any device. While many solutions have been proposed, MPEG-DASH is increasingly being viewed as the best.
V-Nova, the London based video compression software firm, has acquired Faroudja Enterprise’s global patent portfolio to increase the efficiency of its Perseus codec, for an undisclosed fee. This will enable V-Nova to target the fast-growing video streaming market where lack of a compression codec efficient enough for bandwidth-constrained networks is holding back quality and traction, according to the firm’s SVP of marketing Fabio Murra.
Barnfind Technologies has announced the introduction of a new web interface for the BarnOne series that adds a range of new functionalities and updates including a signal redundancy switch, improved access levels for log in and workflow efficiencies.
Sweden’s Teracom opts for 2wcom technology and is implementing MM01 and FlexMon FM02 units to upgrade nationwide network’s audio signals.
ATEME announced that Proximus, one of the largest telecommunications companies in Belgium, is upgrading its ATEME-based video headend with TITAN full-software solution in order to reap the benefits of its new features and R&D enhancements.
LG Electronics is launching the first ATSC 3.0-equipped 4K Ultra HD TVs in Korea as SBS and other Korean broadcasters begin Next Gen TV broadcasting this spring in advance of the 2018 Winter Olympics.