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01 January 1970

High Flight - Defining the Cloud

29 January 2016

I have a poem in mind when I think of clouds, it relates the feeling of a pilot while flying, slipping the surly bonds of earth through the tumbling mirth. More of that later, but for now just envision the limitless possibilities of being in flight in the early days and the simple wonder that could be had through what is now quite commonplace.For us in the modern media world we collectively seem to think of ‘clouds’ as similar areas where limitless possibilities exist and that is the problem...

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IP Video CODECs – how many is enough?

28 January 2016
At IBC this year, I expect many of us will experience a slightly unsettling sensation as we see the industry progress further away from the nicely constrained, homogeneous world of SDI, towards the asynchronous, heterogeneous universe of IP. Nowhere is IP’s technological diversity more prevalent than in the realm of video compression formats.
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