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Video on Demand (VoD)
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VoD market research provides guidance for operators and opportunities for hardware, software, and content vendors

By: Bruce Bahlmann - Contributing Author (your feedback is important to us!)

  • Public companies to watch related to VoD
  • Birds-Eye.Net Analysis
    • Introduction to VoD from a broadband perspective
    • Information vs. entertainment quality video
    • Challenges faced by broadband service providers
    • Billing obstacles
    • Electronic program guide (EPG) interfacing
  • VoD deployment snap shot
  • Market research data related to VoD
  • Market research data related to PPV
    • Background on PPV
    • History of PPV challenges and similar anticipated VoD obstacles
  • Broadband online movie service (streaming IP video)
  • Digital Rights Management: Microsoft, Sony (Passage)
  • Packaged media video distribution business (Blockbuster, Netflix, McDonalds, Walmart, etc.)
  • Broadband service provider plans for VoD
  • Content providers views of VoD
  • VoD vendors
    • Vendor information Artel, Broadbus, Callis, Concurrent, Exavio, Harmonic, InfoValue, Kasenna, Midstream, Movidis,  nCube, SeaChange, SGI, Streambox, Streaming21, Sun Microsystems
    • Out of business or winding down operations: DIVA, Manticom Networks
  • CLEC & ILEC implementation of VoD
    • Introduction of Switched Digital Video (SDV)
    • Comparisons of telco and cable approaches to VoD
  • PVR and Tivo
  • Significant events shaping VoD landscape (legal and other)
  • Content licensing issues

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