Presentation on theme: "A Comprehensive Approach to Internet Protocol Television."— Presentation transcript:
A Comprehensive Approach to Internet Protocol Television
My Background Involved in Telecom since 1970 and IPTV since 2006 Extensive background in IP related industries – Cable technology – Wireless broadband – VOIP Extensive Telecom carrier background
AHECTA Mission to promote and develop the use of campus communication, cable, and video services as instructional, informational, and entertainment tools in Higher Education
LEIGHTRONIX & Higher Education Providing equipment & services to approximately 100 institutions
LEIGHTRONIX & Higher Education Applications range from On Campus Channels to Off Campus Channels to Distance Learning
LEIGHTRONIX & Higher Education What we are being requested to provide – On demand classroom educational systems – Campus housing entertainment & educational systems – Flexible off site event system
What is IPTV According to Wikipedia, Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) is a system through which television services are delivered using the Internet protocol suite over a packet-switched network such as the Internet, instead of being delivered through traditional terrestrial, satellite signal and cable television formats.
Is There a One Stop Shop for IPTV? No one has all of the required bits & pieces – If you are offered one you will also probably be buying a part of a bridge in New York
Is There a One Stop Shop for IPTV? The key is solving the big ones Transport EncodingManagement Presentation
Is There a One Stop Shop for IPTV? Having a partner who stands with you
So are these IPTV? Point-to-Point Video? OTT? – Netflix, Hulu, MyTV? ATT U-verse, Verizon FiOS, Comcast/Time Warner/etc. Home TV? Hospitality TV? Educational TV? Corporate TV?
Key Elements of an IPTV System TV Head-end – Encoding, Recording, Encryption & Delivery of IP Multicast streams Resource Management – Keeps track of content, content utilization, customers, privileges, system level interface to 3 rd party technology Interactive Portal – User navigation VOD Platform (Optional) – Video on Demand assets storage and delivery via IP Unicast streams
Key Elements of an IPTV System Cont. Transmission Network – Packet switched network transporting Multicast & Unicast IP Packets Gateway – Customer Premise Equipment (CPE) that connects to the Transmission Network End user CPE – Set Top Box or SmartTV that decodes, decrypts and displays TV content (Multicast & Unicast) on the TV screen
What is a Comprehensive IPTV Solution? A suite of digital video, audio, and control technologies combined to create a full-featured and high- quality interactive television experience. Includes encoding, scheduled playback, transcoding, delivery, and decoding functions in an end-to-end solution. A partner that will deliver all of the critical components Ability to utilize multiple forms of content – OTA, university developed, commercially sourced Delivers live television, time shifting, and video-on-demand (VOD) services Works with multiple transport technologies including DSL,PON, COAX, Ethernet and Broadband Wireless
Possible Campus IPTV Applications Point-to-Point Video – Events, Overflow Situations, Distance Learning Recording and Playback – Channel Creation, Original Programing, Student Produced, Video Archives Educational TV – On Demand Campus TV – Entertainment, Educational Hospital TV – Entertainment, Patient Education
Advantages of an IPTV Solution Capability to offer much more content – Broadcast vs. Switched Broadcast delivery Economics – Transport costs are inherently less – IP STB costs are less than cable STB costs – IP Networking costs declining faster than traditional networking costs Interactivity – Simultaneous Viewing & Channel Surfing Personalized TV Services – True VOD, TimeShifted TV, Start Over/Look Back Converged Services – On Screen Caller ID
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LEIGHTRONIX Available Solutions Recording & Playback
LEIGHTRONIX Available Solutions Education, Hospital & Campus TV
Back to the AHECTA Mission Statement to promote and develop the use of campus communication, cable, and video services as instructional, informational, and entertainment tools in Higher Education IPTV if done with the right partner can use existing communication, cable and video facilities of a institution to provide a platform for instructional, informational and entertaining activities in Higher Education