VESA (The Video Electronics Standards Association) has announced the release of 1.2 Displayport which is a big step ahead HDMI. Displayport is a digital display interface standard. This new standard doubles the data transfer rate taking it from 10.8 GBps to 21.6 GBps. Here are some additional improvements: – better refresh rates – multiple display […]

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Soon you won’t even need a DVD player to play your movies as the guys from Nintendo are negociating with Netflix for adding a streaming service from the Wii. In 2008 Microsoft were the first company to offer Netflix services on a console then Sony (on their PS3 platform) in 2009 and now Nintendo follows […]

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Once Google launched the newest Android based smartphone (Nexus One) Adobe has announced that Flash will be supported. They have already published video content with a short demo of the Flash Player 10.1 successfully running on Nexus One. This is possible because this smartphone has the Snapdragon integrated processor and the Android 2.1 software. Users […]

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Nowadays the 3D television concept is very vehiculated and it is expected to be available for the entire public soon. Trending the real successfull Avatar movie, many TV manufacturers are very confident that 3-D video will be the next step in the video streaming industry. The technology is not really complicated, the TV has an […]

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Online video streaming is a really huge market if we look at November’s statistics. 170 million people viewed 180 videos (the average number) during that month so a really big number. Baidu (which is the company owning the biggest search engine in China) has announced a fusion with Providence Equity Partners (which is one important […]

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Mobility is a very important component when talking about the streaming media industry that’s why the smartphones and mobile devices become a must have for the end users who needed alternative ways of accessing video content. For example a lot of iPhone, iPod apps have been developed and another challange was creating content being supported […]

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Avatar is now climbing to the top sales setting a new record after four weekends (total earnings so far are up to 48.5 million dollars, compared to Cameron’s previous hit, Titanic which was having about half of this). Even if Avatar is the most pirated movie at the moment earnings of one billion dollars are […]

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The short term of National Television Systems Committee – is the standard used in the US for the analog television services and was first announced in 1953. In the next period analog television encoding systems like PAL or SECAM have been developed as alternative options. (standards capable of pushing SD signals). With this standard 30 […]

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VOD is the technology allowing viewers to watch or listen video or audio content on demand. A VOD system at the end user level is basicly about having a standard TV receiver combined with a set top box. At the same time, this service may be delivered via the Internet to PC’s, laptops or other […]

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A CDN (this is the short term of content delivery network) is a system where computers are interconnected on the Net providing content very fast to a large number of users. The process happens by copying the loaded content on different servers, located on multiple geograpical places then directing it to users on proximity criterias. […]

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