The reinvention of video-on-demand

Bahlmann, Bruce
November 2007
CED;Nov2007, Vol. 33 Issue 11, p40
Trade Publication
The article reports on the technological innovations of video-on-demand (VOD) systems. VOD vendors are moving off their proprietary hardware and file systems to focus on becoming pure software companies relying on commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) hardware and open API software to maintain some reasonable portion of their previous margins. Information about the change in the VOD system requirements is also discussed.


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