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  Video on Demand (VoD) - Alle Informationen
Dies ist Ihre Informationsplattform rund um Video on Demand (VoD).
Denn dass Video on Demand früher oder später den klassischen DVD-Verleih ablöst, steht außer Frage.
Testen Sie deshalb jetzt schon die Video on Demand-Anbieter und schnuppern Sie rein - die Anmeldung ist meist kostenlos.
www.video-on-demand.info   (305 words)

  
  Annenberg Media
Video instructional series for college and high school classrooms and adult learners.
Video series for college and high school classrooms and adult learners.
This video library for K-8 teachers profiles science teachers who are working to improve their teaching.
www.learner.org /resources/browse.html?discipline=0&grade=0&imageField2.x=14&imageField2.y=15   (5452 words)

  
 Veodee - Video on demand (VOD)
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A to Z index Top 100 VOD How does it work?
©2007 Veodee - The search engine and guide for video on demand
www.veodee.com   (33 words)

  
 Video-on-Demand
ADSLs are not usable as Video on Demand (VoD) access networks when operating with PCM (Pulse Code Modulation) systems using multiplexing techniques in the subscriber loop, because in that case the lines are not physically switch ed.
Its primary aim is to resolve some of the outstanding questions with respect to delivering multimedia services and producing a number of demonstrators which can be evaluated with respect to their technical implications, their economic viability, and their usage and usability in the hands of the potential consumers.
Recommendation H.261, commonly called px64, describes the video coding and decoding methods for the moving picture component of audio-visual services at the rate of p x 64 kbit/s, where p is in the range 1 to 30.
www.cs.tut.fi /tlt/stuff/vod/VoDOverview/vod.html   (8957 words)

  
  Video on Demand   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Video on Demand (VoD) is an interactive multimedia system that works like cable Television, the difference being that the customer can select a movie from a large video database.
The main components of a video on demand service are shown in figure: The video server to store and provide access to programmes, the data delivery network to interconnect the subscriber and the user-end set-top box to interface home TV equipment with the VoD services.
Video on Demand is an important aspect of this interactive media technology that is currently conquering the information systems worldwide.
www-dse.doc.ic.ac.uk /~nd/surprise_95/journal/vol4/shr/report.html   (3868 words)

  
  Riverstone Networks - Video on Demand
VoD is an extremely attractive revenue opportunity for cable operators because of the strong demand among existing residential subscribers.
VoD and other CoD services also improve the cable operators competitive position vs. other broadband service providers (satellite, wireless, and DSL providers) who are generally more constrained in terms of available bandwidth in both upstream and downstream transmissions.
VoD bandwidth consumption in the IP network can be minimized by locating on-demand servers as near to the subscribers as possible (i.e., in distribution hubs).
www.riverstonenet.com /solutions/cable_video_on_demand.shtml   (936 words)

  
 Video On Demand, Nova Stars Communication Solutions, Saudi Arabia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Videos that are not buffered at local sites can be delivered to clients from the central archive when they are requested.
In scalable video, a video stream is decomposed to a base stream and one or more additional streams.
In order to guarantee new clients have continuous playback of the video and to ensure the QoS contracted to existing connections are not jeopardized, the server must have enough resources such as storage subsystem read bandwidth, memory buffers, processing bandwidth, and network bandwidth before admitting a new connection request [11].
www.nova-star.com /vod/index.htm   (7246 words)

  
 Streaming video, video on demand
Video streams in all their forms and sources are becoming a fixture in modern tactical-operations centers.
Video streams are being used to pass intelligence, collaborate over plans, monitor public opinion, keep abreast of world news and even to entertain.
A video or an audio stream is identified as being important to the commander and/or staff.
www.gordon.army.mil /AC/sumr02/girard.htm   (3020 words)

  
 Nortel: Solutions : Video-on-Demand Solutions for Cable Operators: Overview
Global revenues from on-demand services are expected to reach into the multi-billion US dollar range within the next few years displacing pay-per-view and VHS and DVD rentals in the consumer entertainment expenditures.
VoD leverages the cable operator's most key assets: its high-speed access connection to and set-top-box media gateway to its subscriber's locations.
By adding new equipment such as video servers and Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) based optical transport to their existing infrastructure, cable operators are able to add new revenue generating value rich on-demand services that also help attract and retain premium digital cable and high-definition television cable subscribers and differentiate them from competitors.
www.nortel.com /cable_vod   (708 words)

  
 Want Video on Demand? Press Pause
Those services haven't hurt the movie industry yet, but Dallas-based USA Video could prove to be a huge pain.
Video on demand isn't limited to box-office hits.
Huffman said USA Video wants a licensing fee based on use, which means companies would pay it each time somebody watches a video clip.
www.wired.com /news/digiwood/0,1412,55026,00.html   (629 words)

  
 ClickZ: CNET to Distribute Video-on-Demand on TV
The new video-on-demand (VOD) deal will make available how-to instructional videos, news and other topics on cable provider Cox Communications' VOD offering, on TiVo boxes and to TVN Entertainment, which distributes programming to other cable operators.
A shorter spot is more proportional to the length of the on-demand video.
G4 launched as a video game channel, however it began running syndicated shows like "Star Trek: the Next Generation" and "The Man Show" to fill in gaps in programming.
www.clickz.com /showPage.html?page=3599266   (633 words)

  
 Answers in Genesis Video On Demand
Answers in Genesis is releasing some of our most popular videos online—for free.
Each week you will be able to enjoy a new video segment from some of our speakers like Ken Ham, Dr.
Schedule for AiG's Video on Demand, Answers with Ken Ham series:
www.answersingenesis.org /video/ondemand   (584 words)

  
 SNOWBOARDWATERVILLE.COM /// 2006-2007 /// VIDEO ON DEMAND
Check it out--now, you can view our extensive video archive or upload your very own WV videos, to be featured on the website!
If your video is approved, it will appear here soon and you will receive an email notification.
To provide feedback or suggest removing a video, please send a message to us here.
www.waterville.com /info/snowboard/videoondemand.asp   (84 words)

  
 Video on demand remains fuzzy   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The dream of "video on demand" is supposed to come true early next year: Hollywood studios have banded together to put recent movies online, in a form that allows viewers to browse from the comfort of home, "rent" with a click, and even fast-forward, rewind and pause.
It currently offers videos on demand to Internet subscribers in Cincinnati and cable homes in six cities, including Seattle and Salt Lake City, and just cut a deal with cable operator Adelphia to offer service to its 2 million-plus cable TV and cable modem subscribers.
If you have TV pay-per-view already, video on demand is a huge advantage — it offers pause, fast-forward and rewind features, and you don't have to wait for the scheduled start time.
www.usatoday.com /tech/news/2001/10/8/video-on-demand.htm   (1221 words)

  
 Venture Capital: Video on demand could be here soon
With all of the buzzwords and acronyms floating around the technology industry, video on demand is one that will most likely intersect with the lives of ordinary Americans.
Nearly all of the major cable companies and telecom providers have a strategy for video on demand, though it is believed that about 7 million homes had access to the service at the end of 2002.
Video on demand, along with telephone service, are the two areas where they are focusing the most attention, he said.
seattlepi.nwsource.com /venture/160463_vc13.html   (1088 words)

  
 Video on Demand
VIDEO WEEK via NewsPage: Warnings about low profitability of video on demand have been sounded in media.
Britain's Economist headlines VOD story "How the People of Rochester Saw the Future and Yawned," pointing to study that shows cost of $1,700 to wire household for VOD, but finds consumers willing to spend $10 only a month extra.
WTDR: One trial in the United States has found that users choose an average of 2.5 videos per month (slightly less than the 3.5 per month average for purchasing and renting video tapes).4 With US$ 3-4 per movie being charged in the trial, annual revenues would be around US$ 90-120 per subscriber.
www.cs.columbia.edu /~hgs/internet/vod.html   (1140 words)

  
 Starstream Communications::: Video on Demand
Video on Demand (VOD) is an exciting "new" service that puts movies and programming events directly at your fingertips.
Video On Demand service requires a digital converter box, and is available to customers who reside in a 2-way service area.
Starstream Video On Demand is currently available in all neighborhoods located in a 2-way area.
www.starstream.net /SERVICES/CableServices/videoondemand/tabid/179/Default.aspx   (306 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | Technology | Cable firms offer video-on-demand
The BBC is trialling a similar service, offering broadband users the chance to watch programmes already broadcast on their PC.
Video rental stores may also have to watch their back.
NTL said it had not ruled out the possibility of offering a PVR but for the moment is concentrating on video-on-demand.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/technology/4184479.stm   (588 words)

  
 Video on demand through mhp
The main reason for this is the file size: it's simply not efficient to do that at the moment over an object carousel, given the loading time for the file or the bandwidth that it would need.
Right now, network operators are trying not to limit the audience for their apps unless they really have to, especially for the apps that are currently on air.
Once an MHP receiver has ethernet rather than a 56K modem, support for video over the ethernet channel would seem to be an obvious thing for the manufacturer to add.
forum.java.sun.com /thread.jspa?threadID=555430&messageID=2721757   (1166 words)

  
 Video on Demand at Boeing
The Boeing debrief system records a regular video source as well as non-standard sources such as head-up displays, cockpit instruments and virtual reality scene generators.
The decoded streams are routed to three video montage units equipped with large television screens.
During the training session, instructors use a PDA (Personal Digital Assistant) to tag events of interest with a text description, live, while the session is being filmed.
www.optibase.com /Content.aspx?id=393   (354 words)

  
 Video on Demand
The Video Development Initiative (ViDe) was established in March 1998 to promote and develop functional, standards-based and scalable video systems for use in the higher education environment.
ViDe is composed of representatives from The Georgia Institute of Technology, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and North Carolina State University.
The Video Conferencing Cookbook (Version 1.0) was released to both the SURA and NYSERNet memberships on February 15, and includes practical steps for getting started with desktop video conferencing, a summary of current vendor offerings, and more advanced functionalities and management.
www.uab.edu /internet2/video_on_demand.html   (404 words)

  
 Shaw Video On Demand FAQs
Shaw Video On Demand is a fully interactive service that allows you to browse full-motion movie trailers, order selections from a huge library of titles and watch the selections you choose as many times as you like within a 24-hour period from the comfort and convenience of home.
If Shaw Video On Demand is not available where you live, you will also have the option on the Web site to request that you be notified by email as soon as it becomes available.
The format of Shaw On Demand titles is determined by the studios that send us the films, and, at this time, very few studios provide Video On Demand selections in HD format.
www.shaw.ca /en-ca/ProductsServices/Television/DigitalTV/ShawOnDemand/ShawSVOD   (1985 words)

  
 Video on Demand
It's no secret that Blockbuster Video (www.blockbuster.com) wants to stay on the cutting edge of video distribution as the market turns to alternative distribution sources like pay-per-view and recordable hard drive units like ReplayTV and TiVo.
Collette says ICTV's VOD client is HTML-based, "so all you need is someone who knows how to encode Flash." (Flash is a popular programming language for creating animated Web sites.) "This differs from many proprietary VOD schemes, where it often takes longer and you have to find programmers who know how to do that stuff.
The fact that the nation's largest video rental house is betting on, and investing in, VOD is proof that (as William Shatner might say) this will be big.
www.smarttvandsound.com /menu_page.cfm?menu=1&page=stv_article.cfm&id=8113   (1031 words)

  
 Video on Demand - CBS SportsLine.com
If you choose the 'Open' option, it will be necessary to rent the video again, should you wish to view it at a later time.
Please note that the approximate duration to download the selected file is 30 to 45 minutes.
By clicking on the "rent now" button, I acknowledge and agree that I am 18 years of age or older, and I've read and accepted the terms of the CBS SportsLine on Demand End User License Agreement.
sportsline.com /video/ondemand   (437 words)

  
 PC World - Blockbuster Goes Broadband, Streams Movies to You
A Blockbuster video store is probably already a short drive from you, but the movie rental mogul is stepping even closer, experimenting with a video-on-demand service that streams movies by a broadband connection into your home.
Its video rental empire is built around convenience, Pantelick says, noting a Blockbuster store is within three miles of 70 percent of the U.S. population.
Reflex's Boyers believes streaming video is the best way to rent movies, rather than some sort of limited-use download, or even selling a movie by download.
www.pcworld.com /news/article/0,aid,42562,00.asp   (1162 words)

  
 C-COR: C-COR On Demand > Video On Demand
C-COR Solutions are ready today to help operators create profitable VOD businesses by supporting business growth while significantly lowering cost per stream.
Open, scalable VOD platforms enable operators to expand On Demand content and offerings at a competitive price.
C-COR VOD solutions simplify deployment of On Demand television while maintaining the lowest total cost of operation for cable operators and telecom service providers.
www.c-cor.com /on_demand/vod   (205 words)

  
 Video on Demand
If you are a Netscape Communicator user you may need to download an additional file to view the VOD content.
The video is streamed to your computer as it plays, so keep in mind that you can only fast-forward to sections that have already been sent to you.
The videos require a large amount of bandwidth, so students will not be able to receive so much data at home fast enough to make viewing possible.
www.fhsu.edu /ctelt/vod/faq.htm   (480 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - TiVo, Netflix team to deliver Internet video-on-demand   (Site not responding. Last check: )
NEW YORK — TiVo (TIVO) and Netflix (NFLX) said Thursday that they plan to challenge cable operators and video retailers by launching a video-on-demand service in 2005 that will deliver movies to consumers via the Internet.
Digital video recorder (DVR) pioneer TiVo is preparing technology to securely feed movies from the Web to its boxes, which store programming on a hard drive.
Those who do get the VOD service will have to download movies before viewing.
www.usatoday.com /money/media/2004-09-30-netflix_x.htm   (481 words)

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