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DEFINITION: Video on demand (VoD) is an interactive TV technology that allows subscribers to view programming in real time or download programs and view them later. A VoD system at the consumer level can consist of a standard TV receiver along witha set-top box. Alternatively, the service can be delivered over the Internet to home computers, portable computers, high-end cellular telephone sets and advanced digital  … 
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Video-on-DemandReports
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Computer Weekly networking case studies
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
CASE STUDY: Jennifer Scott and Steve Evans discover what made the winning entries stand out from the crowd in the 2014 Computer Weekly European Awards for networking.
Posted: 14 Apr 2014 | Published: 14 Apr 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Delivering Breakthrough Performance with 802.11ac
sponsored by Ixia
WHITE PAPER: Gain an understanding of how 802.11ac can help provide higher performance by boosting bandwidth, and dive into the technical challenges associated with this new technology.
Posted: 06 Mar 2014 | Published: 06 Mar 2014

Ixia

Over-the-Top Video: First to Scale Wins
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This report from Arthur D Little assess the impact of video services focusing on professional long-form content, such as Hulu, Lovefilm and Netflix.
Posted: 16 Oct 2012 | Published: 12 Oct 2012

ComputerWeekly.com

CW500: The technology behind the BBC's Olympics coverage (quick download)
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
PRESENTATION: John Linwood Chief Technology Office at the BBC explains the "terrifying" challenge of providing live coverage of all events at the Olympics, in this presentation for Computer Weekly's 500 Club.
Posted: 31 Jul 2012 | Published: 25 Jul 2012

ComputerWeekly.com

Streaming Multimedia More Smoothly
sponsored by QUALCOMM Incorporated
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, readers will discover how they can take advantage of Web Technologies optimizations to provide a user experience befitting the truly mobile Web.
Posted: 22 Jun 2011 | Published: 22 Jun 2011

QUALCOMM Incorporated

Scalable and Intelligent Content Delivery for Fixed and Mobile Networks
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Service providers are striving to deliver online video with efficiency and quality while still seeking ways to control both OpEx and CapEx and creating new revenue opportunities. Read this paper to learn about the efficient delivery of video and Web content services at lower cost and with a high quality end user experience.
Posted: 16 Mar 2010 | Published: 16 Mar 2010

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Presentation Transcript: Meeting the Demand for Multi-Screen Experience
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Consumers today tend to use a wide variety of communications devices and are expecting to get video content delivery to any screen. This presentation transcript discusses a new multi-screen solution and how it can support these market needs.
Posted: 14 Oct 2009 | Published: 14 Oct 2009

Alcatel-Lucent

Video Solutions: Understanding Video Quality
sponsored by Motorola, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: An understanding of the effect of factors such as resolution, frames per second, video codec, packets per second, and bit rate on bandwidth requirements will enable network operators to correctly design communications infrastructure networks that will support video applications. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 21 Aug 2009 | Published: 21 Aug 2009

Motorola, Inc.

Customer Success Story: Charlotte County Public Schools Optimize WAN Performance with Blue Coat
sponsored by BlueCoat
WEBCAST: Watch this webcast to learn about the challenges and successes of Chris Bress, Director of Learning Through Technology for a public school system in Florida, which serves 17,000 students.
Posted: 09 Jul 2009 | Premiered: Jul 9, 2009

BlueCoat

SingTel Selects Alcatel-Lucent as Strategic Partner in IPTV Deployment
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent
CASE STUDY: Read this case study to learn how SingTel, a major carrier in the Asia-Pacific region, overcame the challenges associated with providing new services and broadening their customer base. The solution allowed them to provide advanced IPTV features - including HD VoD - quickly and at aggressive prices, thereby affirming their place as a market leader.
Posted: 12 Jun 2009 | Published: 12 Jun 2009

Alcatel-Lucent

Video-Ready - Campus Network
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Why should your network be "Video-Ready"? Video applications have enabled enterprises to significantly increase worker productivity, improve collaboration, reduce costs, and streamline and optimize business operations. This paper dicusses the factors that will accelerate adoption of video solutions over the next few years.
Posted: 22 May 2009 | Published: 01 May 2008

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Using Bandwidth More Efficiently with Switched Digital Video
sponsored by Motorola, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Switched Digital Video (SDV) offers tremendous promise for network operators seeking to more efficiently use bandwidth and deliver highly targeted content to subscribers.
Posted: 05 Jan 2009 | Published: 31 Dec 2008

Motorola, Inc.

Personalized Video Experiences
sponsored by Motorola, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains various topics like: MPEG-4 Wins the Battle of the Bandwidth, How to Succeed in Targeted Advertising, Changing Times for Video On Demand, Modular Uplink System and Making the Change to Switched Digital Video.
Posted: 05 Jan 2009 | Published: 31 Dec 2008

Motorola, Inc.

Engaging Your Subscribers Using Interactive Media in Email
sponsored by Bronto Software
WHITE PAPER: This paper reviews the best practices for integrating engaging interactive media elements into your current email marketing program. It will cover video in email, utilizing polls, flash presentations, RSS feeds and more.
Posted: 06 Oct 2008 | Published: 04 Oct 2008

Bronto Software

Online Video: The New Merchandising
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the trends in eCommerce video applications, current customer and eRetailer attitudes, and the challenges to successfully delivering high quality online video into their online merchandising strategy.
Posted: 29 Sep 2008 | Published: 27 Sep 2008

Akamai Technologies

Converged Video Network Security
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent
WHITE PAPER: Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) has created new opportunities for traditional voice and data carriers, the technology also comes with a high level of risk due to attacks by fraudsters and hackers. Read this paper and learn how to protect yourself.
Posted: 20 Aug 2008 | Published: 01 Apr 2007

Alcatel-Lucent

2008 Video SEO Playbook
sponsored by Brightcove
WHITE PAPER: This white paper de-mystifies the world of video search, and in doing so, provide you with a practical framework for video SEO that lets you maximize the value of your video content.
Posted: 10 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Jun 2008


5 Keys to Success with Internet TV
sponsored by Brightcove
WHITE PAPER: The Brightcove Internet TV platform supports all five pillars of an online video strategy and a wide variety of approaches to implementing each pillar.
Posted: 10 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007


Highly Distributed Computing Is Key to Quality on the HD Web
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines the basic requirements for delivering high-definition (HD) video via broadband and describes how Akamai, through highly distributed computing, is uniquely able to extend the Internet's capacity.
Posted: 07 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Akamai Technologies

Small Form Factor (SFF) SAS - Meeting the Demanding Requirements in Specific Markets
sponsored by Xtore
WHITE PAPER: SAS technology has been proven to be the most versatile storage solution in data transfer and high performance. Read this white paper to learn about a solution that renders the necessary performance needed for your client's expanding market requirements.
Posted: 22 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 Aug 2007

Xtore

Alcatel 7302 ISAM: Intelligent Services Access Manager
sponsored by Alcatel
PRODUCT LITERATURE: The Alcatel 7302 Intelligent Services Access Manager (ISAM) provides an efficient, next-generation means of delivering these services.
Posted: 07 Jul 2006 | Published: 01 Jun 2005

Alcatel
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VIDEO-ON-DEMAND DEFINITION (continued): …  media devices.VoD has historically suffered from a lack of available network bandwidth, resulting in bottlenecks and long download times. VoD can work well over a wide geographic region or on a satellite-based network as long as the demand for programming is modest. However, when large numbers of consumers demand multiple programs on a continuous basis, the total amount of data involved (in terms of megabytes) can overwhelm network resources. One way to mitigate this problem is to store programs on geographically distributed servers and provide programs to local users on request, a technology … 
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