Initially shown at the IBC Show in September, JVC Professional is now shipping its Connected Cam 500 Series of handheld streaming camcorders. The series includes three compact 4K cameras that are optimized to support high-quality image processing and IP performance.
As more and more organizations endeavor to use video as part of their business strategy, the capability to stream online at low latency has become as critical as ever for less demanding applications. That’s because viewers of all types now expect a positive experience similar to what they see on their living room TV set.
Traditional broadcasters risk a continued loss of young viewers to the new crop of OTT competitors if they don’t embrace video streaming—both live and on-demand—in a “whole-hearted and ambitious way.” That’s the opinion of Scott Puopolo, CEO Telestream, a company that offers transcoding and streaming technology to a wide variety of content delivery customers.
If broadcasters are going to successfully compete with OTT providers in delivering relevant content to viewers, they have to find new ways of quickly and efficiently accessing, formatting and delivering it to multiple platforms. A new study by Ateme, a provider of video compression solutions for the broadcast, cable, DTH, IPTV and OTT industries, finds that the answer could be in deploying “virtual channels,” which could be a 24/7 linear TV channel launched quickly or pop-up channels for short-term events or personalized programming.
Part 7 in our series from ‘Real World IP’, a one-day seminar event from The Broadcast Bridge held at BAFTA in London, culminates with the five speakers joining on a panel moderated by Tony Orme, Editor at The Broadcast Bridge.
Part 6 in our series from ‘Real World IP’, a one-day seminar event from The Broadcast Bridge held at BAFTA in London, Norbert Paquet, Head of Product Management – Sony Europe, discusses system architectures, network control, and the business benefits of IP.