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Posts from Date:   2017-12

Transcoding in the cloud | Industry Trends | IBC

by Ted Chamberlin  |  December 15, 2017

When think about the workflow that are required to stream both live and on-demand video, I see so many opportunities for utilizing a multi-tenant cloud platform.  What I hear from many broadcasters, content owners and pay tv operators is pure server hugging- especially for the encoders.  I get the need for cost effective, low latency, […]

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Amazon vs. Google: The ugly side of Streaming

by Ted Chamberlin  |  December 7, 2017

I think we all anticipated that it was coming. The stakes are too high, the players are too stubborn and the revenue opportunities are too lucrative. Google is threatening to block access to Youtube on Amazon’s Firestick and Echo show device.  When you dig into the reasoning around actions its around retail reciprocity; Amazon no […]

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