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Grand slam IPTV and digital signage platform
Joe Walsh Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri, is home to major league baseball’s Kansas City Royals. Built in 1973, “The K” has a proud baseball legacy, and goes down in history for winning two World Series championship titles; one in 1985 and another in 2015 — exactly 20 years apart. The most recent win brought a resurgence of baseball fever to the stadium, hosting more than 2.7 million fans during its 2015 winning season.
Tags: iss130 | iptv | vitec | eztv | Joe Walsh
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The Challenges of Streaming
Joseph Ail The purpose of this article to highlight the challenges facing small and medium streaming services. It is intended to look at how to achieve successful live and pre recorded content by means of streaming. In this article I would like to share the knowledge and the experience I have gained so far. I will also talk about the kit I use, how it is used and the methods I have developed. Another aspect of this article is LOGISTICS which is a very big part of streaming.
Tags: iss114 | streaming | iptv | vod | Joseph Ail
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Embracing the 4K future with next generation encoding technologies
Ludovic Pertuisel# Still in development, HEVC has already been demonstrated to offer a bit-rate reduction of up to 50 percent over H.264. For true visionaries, the new standard is paving the way to 8K UHD in resolutions up to 8192x4320.
Tags: iss083 | HEVC | technology | 3D | 4K | future | encoding | IPTV | OTT | article | Ludovic Pertuisel#
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IPTV at Frankfurt airport
Raymond Burns At Frankfurt Airport, dreams of the future already come as standard: television and radio programmes are distributed all over the airport grounds site using IPTV. The existing network infrastructure is used as a basis here. The operating company, Fraport AG uses the IPTV hardware and software of manufacturer Teracue for its distribution.
Tags: iss076 | teracue | frankfurt airport | IPTV | fraport ag | hardware | software | tv | radio | distribution | Raymond Burns
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Closed Captioning Comes to IP and Mobile TV
N/A As mobile or IP-based TV becomes increasingly popular with viewers, so will the demand for closed captioning for the deaf or hard of hearing. Lawmakers are already flexing their muscles regarding this issue, with the U.S. federal government enacting regulations making it mandatory for broadcasters to supply closed captioning for IP and mobile programming. It will not be long before European legislators devise similar regulations. Broadcasters who arent prepared when these regulations become law may find themselves facing fines and other penalties. To avoid this, it helps to understand the basics of implementing closed captioning for mobile and IP-based television.
Tags: iss064 | ip | mobile tv | iptv | transcoding | closed captioning | N/A
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Cut the risk out of developing and operating connected services
N/A When is an opportunity also a threat? In fact, most opportunities also pose some element of inherent risk. And for todays media operators, the opportunities have never seemed riskier, and the risks have never offered so much potential gain.
Tags: iss059 | bridge technologies | stb | videobridge | iptv | N/A
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Why IPTV is essential to the effective delivery of local TV services
N/A Distribution & Delivery: How IPTV can help solve regional TV advertising issues
Tags: iss055 | iptv | distribution | delivery | local tv | regional advertising | N/A
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Either meet your listeners halfway, or get them to come to you
N/A In TV Bays IPTV & Online issue, I spoke about how streaming video online enabled content owners to share their work with the world a lot more effectively, so although the end result is the same, what technical procedures are different for streaming pure audio content?
Tags: iss053 | streamuk | streaming | gmg radio | iptv | internet radio streaming | N/A
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Why do broadcasters need to take an interest in connected TV
N/A With ever-increasing amounts of content available, were heading towards a world where catch-up TV will enable you to access last weeks content as easily as todays.
Tags: iss051 | experts | s and t | strategy and technology | multicast | ip delivery | mheg | youview | iptv | hbbtv | cabletv | connected tv | N/A
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Will Youview and IPTV change the face of TV Broadcasting
N/A Youview, and the evolution of Internet Protocol TV (IPTV), are set to have a major impact on the UK broadcasting industry. Youview is the latest evolution of Freeview and Freesat, the Set Top Boxes (STB) that give access to additional channels without a monthly subscription.
Tags: yuoview | iss051 | iptv | freeview | stb platform | iplayer | vod | perpetual solutions | N/A
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A Guide to Testing IPTV: Technologies and Challenges Part 5
N/A Throughout this article series we have seen that IPTV network operators face many challenges and explained that effective test and measurement is key to overcoming these challenges. The majority of IPTV networks are still in the early stages of development and operators are therefore primarily concerned with optimising QoS parameters in order to get their IPTV systems working.
Tags: iss035 | iptv | probes | test and measurement | jitte | packet loss | ip-mpeg | file based content | N/A
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A Guide to Testing IPTV: Technologies and Challenges Part 4
N/A In Parts 1-3 we introduced IPTV as an emerging broadcast technology, and discussed some of the technical challenges involved in successful delivery of IPTV services. We saw how the complexity of IPTV networks and the trade-offs in technology types can provide further challenges in delivering high QoS and QoE in IPTV delivery. In this part we will begin to explore how to test IPTV systems
Tags: iptv | tektronix | iss034 | iptv network | test and measurement | ip pathway | multi-layer monitoring | N/A
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A Guide to Testing IPTV: Technologies and Challenges Part 3
N/A In parts 1 and 2 we gave a background to IPTV, and discussed some of the challenges faced by IPTV service providers. We focused particularly on the importance of Quality of Service and Quality of Experience, and the interrelationship between the two.
Tags: tektronix | iss033 | iptv | test and measurement | network architecture | video compression | mpeg-2 encoding | h.264 | avc | vc-1 | ip network | transmission | rtp | N/A
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Guide to Testing IPTV Technologies and Challenges Part 2
N/A In this part we will begin to examine some of the challenges faced by IPTV service providers, and the importance of Quality of Service and Quality of Experience.
Tags: Tektronix | iptv | iss032 | qos | qoe | test and measurement | N/A
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A Guide to Testing IPTV: Technologies and Challenges Part 1
N/A Before we examine the technical challenges however, we should begin by providing a background to IPTV.
Tags: iptv | iss031 | tektronix | triple-play | docsis | qam | fibre | voice | video | data | how iptv works | N/A
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Jargon Buster
N/A IPTV Jargon busting.....
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Delivering Superior Quality of Service in IPTV Networks
N/A To maintain differentiation in a competitive triple play market, the key operational challenge for telecommunications operators is how to efficiently deliver superior quality of service (QoS) levels.
Tags: tektronix | iptv | distribution and delivery | network | iss029 | headend | vod | qos | kpi | monitoring | N/A
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Africans in London TV
N/A Is IPTV the future of television for all?
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IPTV in 21st Century TV
N/A The radio and television networks born and raised in the last century are a consequence of a medium in which broadcasting is the natural way of working. From one to a fickle many it has been a matter of finding material with mass appeal which has occupied generations of commissioners.
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Getting up to speed with IPTV
N/A Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) has been gathering pace around the world for the past few years and is major competition to cable and satellite broadcasters.
Tags: iptv | Internet Protocol Television | iss019 | telco | N/A
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