By capitalizing on DLNA standards, including the new Commercial Video Profile 2 specification, operators can gain a fast and cost-effective means to reach more devices with premium content from the cloud.
Technology Strategist - Network and Platform Division, Alcatel-Lucent
DAVE ROBINSON is a technology strategist in Alcatel-Lucent’s Network and Platform Division with particular interest in video. He has worked for several organizations including Digital Equipment Corporation and Oracle before joining Alcatel-Lucent to work on IPTV and Internet TV solutions. He has long standing interest in measuring and improving end user QoE with IPTV and OTT video entertainment systems. This includes the practical application of caching, recommendations engines, and adaptive streaming enable improved end user experience. Currently he is investigating ways to optimise delivery of HTTP Adaptive Streaming video over the Internet. Dave has a B.Sc. and a Ph.D., both from Imperial College in London.
Articles By David Robinson
As use of Transport Control Protocol (TCP) becomes ubiquitous for streaming video, service providers can achieve the best performance by understanding this technology’s inherent limitations.
When HTTP Adaptive Streaming is used to deliver video content, are viewers really satisfied? Alcatel-Lucent gathered key information on this topic, directly from viewers.