Video Appliances

NSG Exo: Sustainable Bandwidth Growth

A Distributed Access Architecture (DAA) solution enables cable operators to grow their broadband service offerings while reducing real estate needs ....

Media Empire: Branding Our TV Channel

The second episode of Media Empire is now available for viewing. If you didn’t see the first one, then visit ....

Will Live UHD Come Soon?

Undoubtedly the buzz starting off this year was around 4K video on demand (VOD) services, with little tangible evidence relating ....

Media Empire: Launching Our TV Channel

So you’re interested in launching your own TV channel. Let me introduce you to Media Empire, a project we’ve been ....

What’s the Outlook for HEVC?

Back in January 2013, the HEVC standard was published by ISO, promising to greatly improve video compression efficiency. You may ....

Harmonic Wins Big at IBC 2014!

Certainly one the most impressive awards we captured at the show was the IBC Innovation Award. Being honored with this ....

Frame Rate for UHD Sports Content

Opinions are divided on what frame rate to use for Ultra HD sports content. There are a number of issues ....

Does 4K Need HDR to Succeed?

As mentioned in my previous blog, before the summer break, HDR has featured large on the agenda as being the ....

Virtualization in Broadcast

Virtualization is now mainstream in data centers with up to 70% adoption. Broadcast architectures are now dominated by IT infrastructure ....

4K in Context

My job presents some great last minute opportunities to view the video market from different perspectives. Having just recovered from ....