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Hevc better, faster, stronger

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Hevc better, faster, stronger

Now that the market is overflowing with UHD TV, and even 4K content is starting to pop up, H.264 is no longer up to the challenge. We need a solution that can compress and distribute ultra HD video with maximum quality through channels that are not yet ready for such loads. This solution has been called H.265 or HEVC, and was first introduced to the general public at MWC 2012 by Qualcomm. The standard proved to be incredibly efficient even at that time. How does compression work? To understand how most compression algorithms work, let’s take the example of packing...

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Don’t pay twice

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Don’t pay twice

Choosing STB for IPTV/OTT business, the technical characteristics in the specifications alone are not enough. We’ve identified the factors that often remain behind the brackets of ads, but play an important role in integrating the device into the system or launching a new project. We’ll be happy if this material becomes the basis of your future success. 8 factors for correct choice of Set-Top Box 1. Quality standards Customers do not distinguish between the quality of the service provided from that of the equipment. If they face STB breakdown and are deprived of viewing, they will certainly blame you for it. The more...

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