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Posted By Nitin Narang On Friday, April 19th, 2013With No Comments »

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ConceptCategoryDescriptionRelated Concepts, Standards
OTTContent DeliveryOver the Top delivery of content (video and audio) using unmanaged, available internet under best effort case scenario What is OTTIPTV, Netflix
OCAPSpecificationStands for Open Cable Applications Platform (also called tru2way)  and constitutes Technical specifications from CableLabs for a java based middleware,  applications software and content authoring tools for enabling interoperable interactive apps e.g. programming guide, DVR,  local news etc. It is based on GEM Standard (MHP-DVB) and contains two key profiles  OCAP v1.0 (Baseline) and  OCAP v2.0 (HTML support)CableLabs, Interactive Apps, MHP,
Tru2way, Cablecard, GEM, OpenCable
OMFStandardStands for Open Media Framework  (or OMFI Open Media Framework Interchange) is an interchange binary file format developed by Avid Technologies, offering  cross-platform, extensible, and rich (metadata) container capable of holding complex composition information, including effects, as well as media data (essence). The  format encapsulates all the information required to transport a variety of
digital media such as audio, video, graphics, and still images, as well as the  rules for combining and presenting the media.
MXF, AAF, Essence
OGG VorbisAudio CompressionOgg Vorbis is an open source, patent-free lossy  audio codec for fixed and variable bitrates from 16 to 128 kbps/channel. Ogg is the name of’s container format for audio, video, and metadata while Vorbis  is the name of a specific audio compression scheme that’s designed to be contained in Ogg. Its quality is comparable to MP3, AAC ,WPA Xiph.Org Foundation, MP3, WMA
OpenGL Graphics StandardOpenGL is an operating system independent,  cross-language, graphics API for rendering 2D and 3D computer graphics which exposes all the features of graphics hardware/ GPU. OpenGL enables developers to create high-performance, visually compelling graphics applications for CAD,  game development, manufacturing, medical, and virtual reality etc. Most recent version OpenGL 4.3 (Aug 2012)WebGL, OpenGL ES, Direct3D, GPU
OpenCableIndustry InitiativeOpenCable is an Industry initiative to help cable industry deploy interactive services and create competition in the host device marketplace. It borrowed much of the elements from DVB-MHP specification and created new common Java-based software/middleware standard called the Open Cable Application Platform (OCAP)OCAP, DVB-MHP