Taking Coax to the Max
- Intelsat Unveils Broadcast Video Service For IPTV. // Satellite Today;4/13/2006, Vol. 5 Issue 69, p1
This article reports on the new satellite-based content delivery and management service introduced by Intelsat that targets telephone companies looking to enter the Internet Protocol TV markets. Dubbed Ampiage, the service also is designed for use by multiple system operators in North America...
- Paving the way for video calls. // Telecom Asia;Dec2005, Vol. 16 Issue 12, p40
The article focuses on the upcoming video phone industry. Latency, weak uplink and plumbing are the three issues that are needed to be addressed by any vendor entering the Internet protocol (IP) video phone industry. All these shortcomings are addressed by Singapore-based SoftFoundry in its new...
- IPTV grapples with MPEG4 and HD. Reynolds, Melanie // Electronics Weekly;1/11/2006, Issue 2223, p4
The article reports that the advent of high definition (HD) and MPEG-4 technology is causing problems in the deployment of the Internet protocol TV (IPTV) for larger cable operators. According to Cambridge-based IPTV software specialist Amino, "hospitality" private deployments and tier three...
- No More Shiny Buttons. Schumacher-Rasmussen, Eric // Streaming Media;Oct2014, Vol. 11 Issue 8, p4
The author reflects on the technology or innovation that will revolutionize the video industry. He looks at innovations at the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) including three-dimensional (3D) and 4K technology, MPEG-DASH or Moving Picture Experts Group Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over...
- Monitoring IP streams. Chernock, Richard // Broadcast Engineering;Nov2008, Vol. 50 Issue 11, p16
The article provides information on monitoring the Internet Protocol (IP) streams. It discusses the issues on Medium Delivery Index, digital television, and MPEG (Motion Picture Experts Group) standards which surround the reference monitoring of streaming technology. Several diagrams showing the...
- DECODER CHIP ENABLES DIVX PLAYBACK IN RECORDABLE DVD. // CD Computing News;Mar2004, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p5
Reports on a sampling of silicon solutions supplier ESS Technology's Vantage II MX single chip MPEG-2 codec that would provide the capability to playback DivX video content.
- SWITCHED DIGITAL VIDEO: The Elements of an Architecture. Rovira, Luis; Bombelli, Lorenzo; Brooks, Paul // Communications Technology;Feb2006, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p32
The article presents information on Switched digital video (SDV) architecture and its benefits. SDV assures to help cable operators to offer consumers a variety of programming while effectively managing hybrid fiber-coax (HFC) network bandwidth. During the past several years cable operators have...
- MPEG-DASH State of Affairs. Sodagar, Iraj; Giladi, Alex // Streaming Media;Sep2015 Superguide, Vol. 12 Issue 6, pWP67
An introduction is presented in which the author discusses various reports within the issue on topics including the new technical development in Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP (DASH) or the MPEG-DASH, its new features and services, and the activities involving DASH Industry Forum (DASH-IF).
- The maturation of MPEG. Godwin, Nicola // TVB Europe;Jul2001, Vol. 10 Issue 7, p16
Provides information on Optibase, a high technology firm based Herzliya, Israel. Products offered by the company; Goals of Optibase for its business operations; Efforts of the company to develop and standardize its operations in the MPEG compression hardware market.