Heads Up! Video Storage Is Different!
Can Enterprise IT storage do the job for video? Join Matthew Rehrer, MediaGrid Storage product manager, as he discusses the unique requirements associated with digital video workflows and storage.
Playout Technology - Where's It Going...And What Should You Do?
Straker Coniglio, director, production & playout, stops by to share his insights on where Channel-In-A-Box and other video playout technologies are headed.
Trends In Contribution Encoding...And What They Mean To You
A lot is happening in the industry with contribution encoding. Joel Wilhite joins us to share the scoop, and to help buyers understand what it all means to them.
NAB 2013 Enter...the Spectrum!
Today on VidTech Insider, we take a look at Harmonic's flagship line of Media servers - the Spectrum series. Product Manager Tricia Justice shares what's new with Spectrum and gives us a look into the newly enhanced ChannelPort.
NAB 2013 HEVC Comes Alive - The Demo
AVC vs HEVC - what's it really look like? What's going on under the hood? Ok, let's move that onto a second screen. What's the impact of HEVC in those environments? Thierry Fautier joins us again on VidTech Insider to show us exactly that.
NAB 2013 Will Ultra HD Match the success of HD?
NAB 2013 is all abuzz with Ultra HD. Yes, we all get the gut feel and the early successes that show that Ultra HD is the real deal and is headed for success. But how does it look next to the dominating success of its predecessor, HD?
Bob Thomas sits down with industry-reknown expert Ian Trow to get a State of the Union on Ultra HD and its commercial adoption. Join us on this edition of VidTech Insider.
NAB 2013 Multiscreen Demo Wall
Welcome to Harmonic's NAB Multiscreen demo wall! What's that you say? The booth had too many people so you couldn't quite see or hear as much as you wanted? Well fret not, citizen, we made sure to capture the highlights.
Bob Thomas and Keith Lissak point out the key highlights of the Multiscreen demo walls. Use this as a quick cheatsheet when you come back and visit our booth this week, or use this as a refresher for when you get back to your normal routine next week!
Stalking the Multiscreen Money Trail
Ok, multiscreen is hot. But how does one make money with multiscreen? We grab Thierry Fautier, Harmonic's Sr Director of OTT and Multiscreen Solutions and find out. Join us as Thierry shares with us what works, what doesn't and what companies should be doing now with regard to Multiscreen.
VQ: Your Van Gogh in My Rocket Science
Video Quality. We take it for granted as table stakes in this game. But what is it really? And how do we define "good" vs "great?" Find out as we talk with Paul Haskell, Harmonic's VP of R&D as he tells us how Harmonic sees VQ today and where he sees VQ going.
Harmonic Weather Outlook: Cloudy Conditions Ahead!
It seems everywhere you look, vendors are talking about Cloud. What does it mean to the world of video, and does it pertain to me? We sit down with Yoav Derazon, Harmonic's Director of Cloud and Transcoding Products, to talk about what the here-and-now implications are for Cloud Transcoding:
Primer on what exactly goes into putting together a Cloud solution
Where Harmonic sees Cloud and how it's ultimately about Business Flexibility
The Multiscreen Episode
Join us as we get down to reality and talk about the trends, information and tech surrounding video infrastructure. This episode will talk about Multiscreen in three segments:
"Pocketful of TV: Why Should I Care about a Multiscreen World?"
"From YouTube to YourChannel: OTT is the Catalyst"
"Hunger, World Peace, and DASH"
Hunger, World Peace, and DASH
MPEG-DASH is an ambitious standard designed to bring efficiency (and some sanity) to the Multiscreen environment. Does it live up to the hype?
From YouTube to YourChannel: OTT is the Catalyst
OTT has some big implications for content creators and aggregators. But is that only for the big players? Find out.
Pocketful of TV: Why Should I Care about a Multiscreen World?
Find out what Multiscreen means for your operations, your customers, and your business model.