New specs to help scale VOD content

July 2006
CED;Jul2006, Vol. 32 Issue 7, p6
Trade Publication
This article reports on the launch of the 2.0 version of its video-on-demand (VOD) content specifications by CableLabs Inc. The new release is intended to deliver better searching capabilities and other enhancements. According to Rick Qualters, the SVP of Technology at IMAKE Software & Services Inc., the capability to separate the content assets from the actual files is one of the most noteworthy elements which is to be added in the 2.0 specifications. VOD playlist is another highpoint of the 2.0, which will assist the asset management system to identify specific files to be played back-to-back at the time when a VOD title is ordered.


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