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Gain bitrate savings with Content Adaptive Encoding
February 22, 2018

Content Adaptive Encoding:
Key Decisions for an Effective Solution

by Jay Shingala (Senior Principal Engineer, Media Server Technologies)
& Prashanth Dixit (Principal Engineer, Media Server Technologies)

Content Adaptive Encoding drives significant bitrate savings. Here are six questions that will help you gain better understanding of an effective CAE solution. The Holy Grail of video encoding continues to be an optimal balance between perceptual quality and compression efficiency. The quest for achieving a perfect trade-off between the two factors inspires us to […]

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May 8, 2018

Three-Pronged Strategy for Reliable Video Streaming over Wireless Networks

by Puneet Gupta (Senior Manager, System Solutions)

The dynamics of video networking solutions have changed significantly in recent years thanks to two key factors. Network heterogeneity: Coexistence of traditional Ethernet with pervasive wireless technologies like Wi-Fi. Device heterogeneity: Rise of multiple types of networked devices that exchange media and information – desktop, embedded, and mobile that includes laptops, smartphones and tablets. Figure 1: […]

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April 25, 2018

Get Video-Ready for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

by Puneet Gupta (Senior Manager, System Solutions)

Riding the Wave of Industry 4.0 A recent report from Capgemini indicates that smart factories will add $1,500 billion to the global economy by the year 2022. All this rides on the wave of Industry 4.0 – the next industrial revolution fueled by networked and automated industrial devices and systems. The term Industrial IoT (IIoT) […]

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April 11, 2018

Undoing the Curse of Big Data Analysis for Surveillance DVRs/NVRs

by Sagar Gaonkar (Principal Engineer, System Solutions)

According to recent industry reports, the volume of daily data generated by surveillance cameras worldwide exceeds 850 petabytes in 2017. By 2019, this is expected to grow beyond 2500 petabytes. This is equivalent to 50 million double-layer Blu-ray movie discs. Further, consider this. By 2020, over 200 million IP cameras are expected to be shipped […]

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March 19, 2018

How to Manage Video Latency on Low Bandwidth Networks

by Pavan D (Manager, Field Applications – System Solutions)

If delivering true real-time interactive experiences is high on your agenda, then you need an effective strategy for minimizing video streaming latency. This is especially important if there is a high-precision or mission-critical task at stake. However, low latency streaming on low bandwidth networks is a challenge. For instance, consider a low-bandwidth mobile network being […]

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February 15, 2018

Save Millions with Visual Intelligence in IoT Edge Devices

by Puneet Gupta (Senior Manager, System Solutions)

Apart from collecting, aggregating and relaying real-time data from networked sensors and components, AI-powered intelligent edge devices run powerful visual analytics to enable tremendous cost savings. Enhanced visual analysis and localized decision-making by edge devices has emerged as a new trend amidst today’s video-driven IoT innovations. By eliminating the need for a remote cloud server […]

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HDCP protection with or without TrustZone
February 12, 2018

Enabling Effective HDCP Protection – With Or Without a TrustZone

by Deepa Suresh (Senior Manager, Media Client Technologies)

Your premium content requires effective HDCP protection. Take a look at how you can drive secure content flow between HDCP connected devices over wired and wireless interfaces like Miracast – even in the absence of complex TrustZone mechanisms. While consumer appetite for 4K content continues to rise, content creators face the need to protect their […]

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VMAF perceptual video quality metric for content adaptive encoding
February 12, 2018

Perceptual Video Quality Metrics: Are they Ready for the Real World?

by Nithya V S (Lead Engineer, Media Server Technologies – Codecs)

VMAF shows good correlation with MOS, promising to get better in future to serve as a consistent perceptual video quality metric for content adaptive encoding The fundamental objective of most Content Adaptive Encoding (CAE) solutions is to optimize bandwidth without significantly reducing perceptual quality. While traditional fidelity metrics such as PSNR are well accepted as […]

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October 24, 2017

Give Automotive Infotainment Systems an Edge with Video Innovations

by Aadithya Kamath (Senior Manager, Global Marketing)

The constrained automotive turf offers unique opportunities for video innovations that could pave the way for more sophisticated car head units Like many of you, I spend the most amount of time inside my car, when away from work or home. The saving grace is, while not yet the living room on wheels that it […]

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Miracast is an essential part of an OEM’s screen sharing & connectivity solutions
October 16, 2017

Connectivity Solutions: How Miracast Continues to be Relevant

by Aadithya Kamath (Senior Manager, Global Marketing)

While newer, better technologies from the likes of Apple and Google are more popular, Miracast is still relevant, serving as an essential part of an OEM’s screen sharing and connectivity solutions By enabling seamless integration of smart devices with TVs, vehicles and other screens, screen mirroring and connectivity technologies have completely redefined infotainment and communication […]

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