Cord-cutting for consumers means moving to streaming video services. From management and distribution of digital content, to development in post-production, the rapid evolution of the entertainment industry is being driven primarily by next-gen IP-based network solutions. OTT streaming services are tapping into the latest in data center technologies and a revolutionary new model is driving innovations in the traditional broadcast production arena.
The late 1990’s represented a tipping point for the entertainment industry. High-definition television and the standardization on DVDs set into motion exponential growth in video file sizes — a cycle that continues to this day. The amount of data being created, edited and rendered in the entertainment industry is exploding. It’s tripling or even quadrupling in volume according to Filmlance, an award-winning indie film production company based in Sweden with over 100 titles under its belt.
As the entertainment and media industry continues to grow, M&E professionals and customers – pretty much most of us – are scrambling to deal with ultra-high definition (UHD) video at 4K and 8K resolutions which is but one element of Ultra High Definition media. For live broadcasting, content distribution and post production alike, Mellanox’s leading IP-based technologies enrich the video experience by bringing the audience and content closer together.
“Our Interconnected Planet,” launched in July 2017 and has already taken us many places. We traveled everywhere; from the frigid ice shelfs of Antarctica and the even colder far reaches of outer space, to considerably warmer waters of the Great Barrier Reef. We pondered proof of life outside of earth – with the aid of AI – and pushed the boundaries in multiple scientific disciplines ranging from turbulence and climate change to finding a cure for cancer and rare diseases.
Wind generators accounted for 8% of the operating electric generating capacity in the United States in 2016, more than any other renewable technology. Technological advances and falling costs are driving the adoption of renewable energy around the world. Generous incentives for renewable energy has led to a favorable environment for growth in this sector. This highly competitive landscape for wind energy production needs complex micro weather simulations and big data management for both profitability and success.
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Cord-Cutting and HDR Drive Hollywood to Setup Shop in the Data Center
Cord-cutting is consumers moving to streaming video services. Management, distribution of digital content and post-production ̶ all are driven primarily by next-gen IP-based network solutions.