|Create Date||October 28, 2014|
|Last Updated||May 26, 2015|
Rapidly expanding market share in cable and IPTV distribution brings both great opportunities and signiﬁcant challenges. As strong consumer interest in IP-delivered video content drives revenues upward, powerful competitors are entering the IPTV services market, and cable and IPTV providers feel constant pressure to deliver more content at ever lower cost to retain and entice subscribers. Automating and improving the quality of encoding while reducing required bandwidth have become essential elements in reducing costs to meet competitive challenge.
The following white paper discusses the topics that describe the state of ﬁle-based transport stream encoding; outlines some of the key considerations for IPTV and cable encoding; and examines some of the new technology around software-based encoding for transport streams.
|Advantages of Software Encoding for IP V and Cable|