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    Media Concepts
    # 7 Concept Series : What is the difference between HD and UHD -

    Walk past a TV display section in any large electronic store and Ultra HD screens makes you stop and take notice.. 

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    #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. 

    2 years ago | 1

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

    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. 

    #15 M&E Research : The Netflix Star, shining bigger and brighter

    By Nitin Narang |On Fri, Feb 5th, 2016 - No Comments »
    Netflix - Anywhere

    Netflix has over $2.3 billion in debt, runs a negative free cash flow and trades at 300+ times earnings.  But it was the top performer in 2015 S&P 500 and shareholders romance does not seems to be getting over anytime soon. Rising from a DVD delivery business to the largest Internet TV player on this planet, Netflix success is a rare example of genius, hard work, luck and strategy. 

    OTT wave surges ahead in 2015, virtual MVPDs are here

    By Nitin Narang |On Wed, Dec 9th, 2015 - No Comments »
    5 Major Premium OTT categories - 2015

    Is OTT wave becoming tsunami for Pay-TV?  Not yet but the wave is getting bigger, bolder and more visible.  Netflix remains the poster boy for SVOD revolution with all premium OTT providers expanding to more devices, territories and adding richer content to their portfolios. Major SVOD providers have also surpassed  broadcasters and Pay-TV providers in delivering content with  4K, UHD. 

    # 7 Concept Series : What is the difference between HD and UHD

    By Nitin Narang |On Mon, Oct 19th, 2015 - No Comments »
    HD vs. UHD

    Walk past a TV display section in any large electronic store and Ultra HD screens makes you stop and take notice. The screen looks stunning and the display experience makes you think – Is it time to switch to 4K UHD? 2015 marks the year when UHD and 4K have flooded the floors in CES, IBC and TV OEMs are not leaving any stones unturned to market the UHD magic. Recent CEA report predicts. 

    5 Reason why 2015 is the year of OTT

    5 reasons 2015 is year of OTT

    The wait for Apple WWDC is finally over but Apple TV plans still remain a mystery. Had Apple announced its internet TV service, this story would have more reasons to prove its point. Regardless, Apple does controls a large part of Over the Top video delivery. Apple devices drive 62% of all authenticated pay-for-TV video views and it is the preferred medium where premium programming behemoths. 

    #5 Technical Series : Handy FFMPEG commands for all video processing needs

    ffmpeg Command Sequence Flow

    FFmpeg is an extremely powerful and flexible multimedia platform with extensive support to manage and process audio and video files. It provides capability to record, transform and convert audio and video content in numerous forms and formats using easy to use commands. FFmpeg uses a flow sequence on input file to demux, decode, encode and finally mux to generate requested outcome. FFmpeg. 

    #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.