Category Broadcast Video (13)

Inside the world of Broadcast video, there are a lot of tools that one can use to help you get the best information at the right time. Broadcasters need to have access to timely information. They need to be able to transport video quickly. They also need tools that are easy to manage. Here’s where you’ll learn about how to make sure you’ve got the best broadcast video workflows and tools.

Internet broadcast backhaul
August 18, 2016

Harnessing the Internet for Broadcast Backhaul

It is estimated that by 2019 video will represent 80 percent of the world’s internet traffic. While a lot of that traffic is on-demand consumption, a growing percentage is also live video. As viewers, we expect to have access to more and more content online and that means busy times for broadcasters. To meet demand for more content without significantly [...]

Haivision powering interviews in Rio
August 11, 2016

Haivision powering interviews in Rio

With the Olympic Games underway, there’s no shortage of news and sports coverage to keep up to date on all the events, ceremonies, and more. None of the coverage comes free. It costs national and local broadcasters a small fortune for the comprehensive coverage we’ve come to take for granted. Since operating expenses (OPEX) are always a concern to [...]

Makito X HEVC encoder
August 3, 2016

The Makito X HEVC Video Encoder is Here!

We’re excited to launch the Makito X HEVC video encoder – our newest video streaming product. The Makito X HEVC builds on our legendary H.264 encoder by adding HEVC compression, allowing for even more bandwidth savings in your video workflows. HEVC (also known as H.265) is the next-gen compression standard, supplementing H.264 (AVC) compression by delivering similar picture quality with [...]

HEVC insights
May 4, 2016

NAB 2016: HEVC Insights

NAB 2015 was a big year for HEVC/H.265, or at least that’s what it seemed like when reading the HEVC marketing taglines on booth after booth. And why not? The promise of higher quality live video streaming at the same amount of bits as H.264 was and is extremely attractive, and probably deserved all the hype. The year in review As [...]