"Video is Paramount" - Vantrix Featured in IBM Cloud Technology Article in Techvibes

By Vantrix Marketing - July 06,2016

For media and entertainment, the business of video is paramount. Whether through live streaming or distributing news coverage in real time, the media and entertainment industry heavily depends on video services. Organizations need to deliver high density videos for any screen immediately. Considering anyone can capture and share news with a smartphone, there is increased competition to deliver up-to-the-minute content.

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Topics: Video, cloud, 360 Virtual Reality

Vantrix Partners with Northern Arena, the First Professional eSports League in Canada

By Vantrix Marketing - May 20,2016

Vantrix is excited to partner with the “Northern Arena” to provide 360 streaming virtual reality to Canadian League of Gamers’ fans”, said Kjell Kolstad, Vice President – Cloud Services. “We believe fans will love the immersive ‘be-there-from-anywhere’ experience enabled by our end-to-end Vantrix Cloud 360 solution. Fans can enjoy gaming action in first person VR mode or as a second screen experience on mobile devices and computers.

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Topics: Video, virtual reality, 360

Optimization Here, There and Everywhere

By jeanette.mifsud - February 04,2014

In the past month, there has been some buzz about efforts by Google and AT&T to provide better management of mobile data costs. Google Chrome added the capability to optimize web content accessed through the browser by compressing images and web pages while allowing users to track how much data they’re saving.

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Topics: Vantrix, Optimization, Video

Changing how Optimization is Delivered

By jeanette.mifsud - January 20,2014

This is our third and final entry in our series on "Understanding the Second Wave of Video Optimization", which was inspired by the recent Heavy Reading Report on Mobile Video Optimization. Note that the full Heavy Reading report requires a subscription, but you can check out the executive summary and table of contents without a subscription. It’s worth a look.

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Topics: Mobile, Optimization, Video

Adding Intelligence to Optimization

By jeanette.mifsud - December 19,2013

This is our second blog in our series on "Understanding the Second Wave of Video Optimization" , which was inspired by the recent Heavy Reading Report on Mobile Video Optimization. Note that the full Heavy Reading report requires a subscription, but you can check out the executive summary and table of contents without one; definitely worth checking out.

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Topics: Congestion Management, Mobile, Optimization, Video

Understanding the Second Wave of Video Optimization

By jeanette.mifsud - December 10,2013

The recent Heavy Reading report, "Mobile Video Optimization- the Second Wave," outlines how video optimization is evolving from a technology and business perspective and the different approaches vendors are taking. While the full report requires a subscription, even the summary is worth checking out.

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Topics: Mobile, Optimization, Video

Congestion Management- Wi-Fi to the Rescue?

By jeanette.mifsud - November 25,2013

This article from GigaOM talks about the potential of carrier owned/managed Wi-Fi as a way to ease congestion and save on network costs. They reference a recent Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) survey that indicated that 22% of new data capacity will come from carrier provided Wi-Fi.

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Topics: Optimization, Video