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Sponsored By: Verimatrix

Video service operators are faced with a difficult choice between browser-based and app-based delivery – a debate over choice and control. Native DRM is perceived to be more secure than downloadable DRM, but this is, in fact, an outdated notion. For service providers that are launching premium, multi-screen services, downloadable DRM will play a critical role.

Learn about the six factors that create a framework on the pros and cons of taking a native or a downloadable DRM approach video service.

Download this paper to see what direction is right for your business.


Sponsored By: Conversant

Maximizing the quality of experience (QoE) of the consumer for the content provided, minimizing the bandwidth usage while reducing subscribers-churn has always been the objectives of Network Infrastructure Providers and Over-the-Top (OTT) Providers. This paper briefly examines the various types of CDN approaches including Public CDN, Private CDN, and Hybrid CDN, before considering how each fits with the possible business objectives for the Network Infrastructure Owner.


Sponsored By: Encoding.com

There is a lot said about what media formats are available, but not a lot of data on what is actually being used. With a global reach and thousands of publishers, Encoding.com has a unique view of the formats that are used to deliver media and entertainment content.

Covering popularity rates and historic trends for video and audio codecs/containers, screen resolutions, ABR technologies and DRM frameworks, this report identifies the most popular formats today and the trends for the future. Download a copy of the report now and contact sales@encoding.com for more information.


Sponsored By: Verizon Digital Media Services

Broadcasters who have successfully evolved into online video service providers have had to transform themselves three times over. The first wave of streaming video focused on how to deliver online; the second wave involved how to deliver quality of experience online. Now, we are experiencing the third wave of streaming video, focusing on how to personalize experiences for every viewer on every device. Knowing how to deliver 1 to 1 experiences at scale is the only way to compete in this rapidly evolving digital world. So what do you need? 1 to 1 session management and an end-to-end online video service platform provider.

Introducing Smartplay by Verizon, our 1 to 1 session management technology.


Sponsored By: Haivison

Video latency can have a huge impact on how viewers experience live video. Consumers that watch their favorite sporting event online can learn what happens on social media before they see it live. Talk about spoilers! Broadcasting live video to consumers using the public internet can contribute to latency levels that exceed several minutes – severely compromising the viewing experience. 

In this white paper, we'll examine key factors and challenges to consider when delivering video using the public internet, including: 

  • Encoding, Decoding and Transport 
  • Segmented Streaming 
  • Packet Retransmission 
  • Forward Error Correction (FEC) 
  • SRT (Secure, Reliable Transport)


Sponsored By: Tulix

Effectively monetizing streamed media is one of the biggest challenges facing content providers today. It’s clear that streaming will continue its meteoric rise as one of the primary means of content consumption, and content owners are now asking themselves how, not whether, they should be executing an online video strategy. Content monetization plays an enormous role in this decision-making process, for just about all content providers, non-profit and for-profit alike.


Sponsored By: Dolby

The cinema is now available on your laptop and on your mobile phone … on your terms. Dolby provides the technology, and the browser provides the platform. All content creators need now is a way to deliver Dolby Digital Plus streams to the browser.

Dolby has partnered with Vid.ly to offer delivery of both high-quality video and high-quality audio to browsers. For streaming content providers, this offers a one-stop solution for delivering the complete entertainment experience.


 
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