Theme: Over-the-top and at the bottom – the video ‘state-of-the-start’
Video is the biggest and fastest growing consumer of broadband capacity. It has been around so long that it is strange to see it reborn in a new guise and at the start again. The published projections for video bandwidth consumption must keep telecom network executives up at night. “Internet video surpasses P2P”, video traffic of all types will, “account for close to 90 percent of consumer traffic by 2012”, “video growth is in its initial stages”, are just a few of the predictions – many are still more frightening. At first glance, one would expect most carriers to be delighted, nevertheless unresolved net neutrality issues, the uncertainty about usage-based billing schemes, and the migration of users from cable TV to over-the-top (OTT) viewing has pay-TV providers reviewing their business models.
Any content, anywhere, anytime: Redefining video editing, distributing and archiving for the new generation
Issue: EMEA 2011 Article no.: 8 Topic: Any content, anywhere, anytime: Redefining video editing,…