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Deliver consistent quality with CAE
March 7, 2019

Does playback of VBR streams generated by CAE deliver high QoE? Yes.

Pratima Ashok Dhuldhule (Senior Engineer, Advanced Video) & Darshan Datt K. S. (Manager, Advanced Video)

Have you ever wondered if VBR streams resulting from CAE negatively impact QoE, in comparison with CBR stream playback? Read on to quash those thoughts. By using the right representation or manifest file, you can deliver the best QoE, thus motivating viewers to keep coming back for more content. ABR, CAE and VBR Adaptive Bitrate […]

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Improve Industrial Automation with Embedded Vision Systems
September 19, 2018

Leaping beyond Six Sigma in Industrial Automation with Machine Vision Systems

Harish S. (Manager, Technical Sales) & Puneet Gupta (Senior Manager, System Solutions)

Over the last few years, there has been a rapid rise in the use of machine vision systems for factory automation to enable reliable but fast decisions on process flow with little or no human intervention. This has enabled manufacturing plants and businesses to cut down human resource costs, improve process efficiency and operate at […]

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Redefine live streaming with THINKode - Ittiam's advanced CAE solution
September 15, 2018

Save up to 20% Bitrate for Live Streaming with Content Adaptive Encoding

by Prashanth Dixit (Principal Engineer, Media Server Technologies)

Live streaming has become ubiquitous, with all major service providers of TV Everywhere, OTT streaming and social media networks offering live audio video feeds. When it comes to video quality, consumers today expect nothing but the best. The margin for error is even lower with live streaming. While the primary challenge is to ensure live video […]

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Smart Building, AI, Machine Vision, Access Control, ALPR
August 16, 2018

Open Sesame: Unlocking Smart Building Management with AI

by Puneet Gupta (Senior Manager, System Solutions)

“Open Sesame!” The thieves of the ancient, Oriental story ‘Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves’ used this incantation to guard their treasure hidden in a mystical cave. If only we had a similar magical way to control and manage our modern premises ranging from shopping malls and concert halls to football stadia and office/apartment buildings! […]

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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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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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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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