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    Media Concepts
    #6 Concept Series : What is the difference between Progressive Download, RTMP Streaming and Adaptive Streaming -

    Online video delivery has a rich and eventful history and is fast becoming the medium of convenience for masses. 

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    #5 Concept Series : What is the difference between Ad Exchange and Ad Network -

    Online Advertising is the currency that keeps major publishers, networks and search engines, well oiled and running. 

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    #4 Concept Series : What is the difference between HEVC (H.265) and H.264 (MPEG-4 AVC) -

    H.265 is the successor standard to H.264, aka MPEG-4 AVC and has generated huge optimism given Industry’s. 

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    #4 Concept Series : What is the difference between HEVC (H.265) and H.264 (MPEG-4 AVC)

    By Nitin Narang |On Tue, Oct 1st, 2013 - 8 Comments
    HEVC vs H.264

    H.265 is the successor standard to H.264, aka MPEG-4 AVC and has generated huge optimism given Industry’s struggle with shortage of bandwidth, spectrum, storage and imminent need to take growing HD content for multi platform delivery. HEVC was approved by ITU-T in Jan 2013 and has been among the most discussed broadcast trends, as well as the key technology offering at NAB and IBC. 

    #4 Technical Series : How to setup HTML5 video player – Part 1

    By Nitin Narang |On Mon, May 18th, 2015 - No Comments »
    HTML5 Video Player

    HTML5 has brought incredible convinience to publishers wanting to put  video online and not worry about device and browser variants. Setting up a basic video on demand platform is as easy as having the content and putting together few lines of code and voila most modern browsers can play the video.  No more plugins, browser specific code and with few lines of code the job is done in no. 

    #14 M&E Research : Media streaming devices on massive uptrend

    By Nitin Narang |On Thu, May 7th, 2015 - No Comments »
    Connected streaming devices are growing faster

    2015 is the third consecutive year when cable is losing video subscribers albeit modesty, but the new age video service providers  are all but happy. They are busy expanding and enrolling truckload of new customers at a growth unprecedented in video industry. Combine large content library, flavored with original programming, price economics and more recent benevolence (or business reality). 

    #3 Technical Series : How to compile and setup FFmpeg on Mac

    By Nitin Narang |On Tue, Apr 28th, 2015 - No Comments »
    FFmpeg on Mac

    FFmpeg is a rich multimedia framework which can handle most exhaustive image and video processing tasks. FFmpeg can perform encoding, decoding, transcoding, muxing, demuxing, playback and streaming for audio and video content. In addition to open source, FFmpeg has unique advantage of supporting large number of media containers, codecs and file formats. FFmpeg can be used on Mac by. 

    #6 Concept Series : What is the difference between Progressive Download, RTMP Streaming and Adaptive Streaming

    By Nitin Narang |On Wed, Apr 22nd, 2015 - 1 Comment
    Online Video Delivery Models

    Online video delivery has a rich and eventful history and is fast becoming the medium of convenience for masses to get entertained. Today, online video delivery is far more predictable than ever in its history of over two decades. While concerns and areas of improvement are aplenty, the days of spinning wheels waiting for video to start playing are largely gone. This journey was neither short. 

    TV Finally coming Over the Top : HBO NOW…

    By Nitin Narang |On Mon, Mar 30th, 2015 - 1 Comment
    HBO NOW is ON

    Can OTT service offer premium content and free consumers from the clutches of cable and satellite service providers? Come next month and big daddy of premium content – HBO is coming straight over the top to your connected Apple device. HBO NOW has all the ingredients in making of successful offering – a robust multi-platform content delivery ecosystem, popular content and great. 

    #13 M&E Research : SVOD services growing rapidly, OTT video likely to cross USD 10 Billion in 2014

    By Nitin Narang |On Mon, Aug 11th, 2014 - 3 Comments
    OTT revenue breakup 2014

    While rising SVOD revenues may not be ringing trouble for traditional Pay-TV yet,  subscription video is on rapid upturn.  A recent report from Strategy Analytics reveals SVOD services led by Netflix , Hulu and Amazon will make up nearly half of OTT revenues in North America with overall OTT video market likely to cross $10.7 billion in 2014. Meanwhile traditional service providers are.