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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. 

    1 year ago | 1
    #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. 

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

    By Nitin Narang |On Wed, Apr 22nd, 2015 - No Comments »
    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 - 2 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. 

    #2 Technical Series : How to convert video for HTML5 using FFMPEG

    By Nitin Narang |On Sun, Aug 3rd, 2014 - No Comments »
    HTML5 video ffmpeg mp4 webm ogg

    HTML5 introduction of <video> element has made embedding video into a web page a trivial task. The plugin confusions,  video codec availability, container support etc. are far less with browser owning the responsibility to  decode and display video using the underlying multimedia framework . While the support for HTML5 video element is gaining popularity across browsers,  three important. 

    #12 M&E Research : Netflix set to become global Internet TV Network, crosses 50 million subscribers

    By Nitin Narang |On Sat, Jul 26th, 2014 - 1 Comment
    Orange is New Black

    Netflix, which gulps around a third of North America’s Internet traffic during peak hours, is innovating to break new frontiers. It’s mantra for no commercials, no long term contract and a straight set fees of eight dollars has found tremendous favor from consumers. The service enables consumers to watch uninterrupted flurry of films and shows at their convenient time on a device. 

    Flipkart debuts with Digiflip Pro XT 712 : Benchmark and hands on review

    By Nikhil Bhatia |On Tue, Jul 1st, 2014 - 1 Comment
    XT 712 Pro

    While it took several years for Amazon to venture into consumer electronics and marry its eCommerce engine with digital consumption, Indian flagship eCommerce giant Flipkart appears to be on a fast track mode. Last week, Flipkart made a bold entry with launch of full HD tablet Pro XT 712, from its private brand Digiflip. Digiflip Pro XT 712 is powered under the hood by 1.3 Ghz quad core CPU.