CED editor-in-chief Brian Santo discusses a means of alleviating the pressure on storage resources and on network capacity when it comes to delivering multi-screen video. Operators can package video into a limited number of mezzanine files, which can then be repackaged in a manner appropriate for the particular viewing device and the network conditions at the time the video is requested.
Ciena just completed a field trial with Comcast, in which it carried live traffic on a 16 QAM...
CED Editor-in-Chief Brian Santo discusses ad insertion in a multi-stream environment....
VeEX is now a multinational test & measurement corporation with operations in every major market. The company's product portfolio includes comprehensive test and monitoring solutions that cover the entire cable plant from headend to home. And with the recent acquisition of Sunrise Telecom, VeEX has expanded its scope with an array of products used in the telecom market.
CED's Stewart Schley talks with SCTE CEO Mark Dzuban about the cable industry's activities in power generation and disaster preparedness. Now that the cable industry has become a critical participant in disaster response, it has taken its mission of disaster preparation to a new level, including working through the SCTE to develop plans, tools, and technologies for energy generation and energy efficiency.
SeaChange VP of Strategic Marketing Alan Hoff explains how the new Cloud Adrenalin product is particularly appropriate for smaller companies looking to fend off over-the-top competition with a multi-screen product they can deploy quickly and economically.
RGB Networks introduced a new service that enables its customers to develop and implement their own cloud-based services, relying on RGB expertise gained from providing products that include cloud-based nDVR and cloud-based multi-screen digital ad insertion.
All Systems Broadband COO Sean Fernandez talks with Stewart Schley about his company's transformation over the last few years to develop fiber optic component expertise. The company now has a broad product line, including a set of passive components, that can be installed in a modular fashion, and designed to be small in order to fit into increasingly crowded headends and cabinets.
VeEX president Cyrille Morelle speaks with Stewart Schley about his company's recent acquisition of Sunrise Telecom, and the introduction of a set of new products, including an OTDR that moves VeEX into the optical market. Filmed at Cable-Tec Expo.
On Monday, CableLabs, the SCTE, and several of the MSOs helping to lead the development of DOCSIS 3.1 conducted a symposium on the nearly-finished specification. These are some of the key moments from the day-long event, with Jeff Finkelstein of Cox, Howard Pfeffer of Time Warner Cable, and Daniel Howard of the SCTE.
CableLabs' Matthew Schmitt provides a status update on the DOCSIS 3.1 specification, what's in the spec, and the benefits that will accrue to cable operators as they phase in the next generation of IP-based broadband technology. Live from Cable-Tec Expo.
November 5. Salinger. Chapman. Finkelstein. Al-Banna. With CableLabs’ DOCSIS 3.1 specification on a fast track, operators and vendors need to firm up their plans on how it will be implemented. This webcast will provide the technical details of the 3.1 specification, why they are important and how it will be deployed.
Envivio’s VP of Solutions, Arnaud Perrier, talks about the benefits of cloud TV and demonstrates TV Anytime functionalities using Envivio Halo network media processor.
Obtaining the highest capacities offered by DOCSIS 3.1 will require cable network operations personnel to further tighten plants and eliminate sources of ingress impairments. Cable operators are revisiting how they monitor and test for ingress, to be sure they can effectively identify and isolate problems before they start affecting service. Here's how.
Cycle30 offers a hosted order-to-cash billing solution serving global cable and M2M customers. Our cloud-based billing platform is built on the most open and flexible architecture in the marketplace today.
With the continued growth in narrowcast services, such as high-speed data, HDTV, switched digital video and VOD, serving as the backdrop, cable operators are starting to conduct field trials of the Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP). In conjunction with those trials, vendors are getting their product lineups set ahead of larger rollouts next year.
MSOs can tap a set of secure cloud-based managed services that can help them immediately achieve multi-screen delivery of on-demand services. Service providers can gain almost immediate access to vast content libraries for VOD and TV Everywhere. That includes the option of a video storefront that boasts their own branding.
VOD? Multi-screen? Yes, of course, but with so many sources of video, how do you make the whole experience seamless for the viewer? Alan Hoff, VP of strategic marketing for SeaChange International, talks about his company's efforts to help its customers' customers make sense of all their media.