Amid weeks of industry speculation, Cisco introduced Cisco Videoscape, a comprehensive TV platform for service providers that brings together digital TV and online content with social media and communications applications to create a new, truly immersive home and mobile video entertainment experience.
“Videoscape represents the future of television,” said Pankaj Patel, SVP and GM of Cisco’s Service Provider Business. “We believe this platform will do for television what the mobile Internet has done for mobile phones and devices. This is the only entertainment solution available today that delivers this experience in full scope, combining all the necessary technology components of the cloud, the network and client devices. We’re looking forward to working with service providers to give give consumers the best TV experience they can get.”
It’s a comprehensive TV platform for service providers. It combines digital TV and online content with social media and communications applications to create a new, immersive home and mobile video entertainment experience.
Announced today, Videoscape is an open platform that utilizes the cloud, the network and client devices to deliver new video experiences on the next-generation Internet. Cisco introduced five product families that work in conjunction with its portfolio of network products and technologies.
The Videoscape media gateway for the integration of voice, linear and online video, high-speed data, Wi-Fi and network traffic routing.
The Videoscape IP set-top box, engineered to support all forms of video – pay TV, broadcast, premium channels, VoD and online — to new Web 2.0 applications.
Videoscape software clients that extend the Videoscape experiences to a wide variety of home and mobile devices, from connected TVs to tablets, smartphones and more.
The Videoscape Media Suite which offers full life-cycle content management offering service providers the ability to efficiently and cost-effectively manage and publish content across multiple screens.
For consumers, Videoscape offers:
Access to vast entertainment content sources, including broadcast, pay TV and online, that integrates the Internet, social media, communications and mobility.
Happy New Year! Hope all of you had an awesome time ringing in the new year. Now it’s back to business.
So, here’s a question for you: If you looked at 100 of the world’s best performers-- from athletes to salespeople to doctors – what one thing do they have in common?
They make the most money? They have the most cars? No, no… They have all practiced their craft for 10,000 hours (or longer). That’s it!
We’re continuing our coverage from Cisco’s Partner Velocity event held last month in Barcelona. Today’s topic: how to achieve greatness (appropriate given that we’re all making New Year’s resolutions right now) is from Daniel Coyle’s session.
From the first electromechanical television (the “pantelegraph,” in case it slipped your mind…), to the 64 million people who tuned into a website to view the 2010 World’s cup — and for the 168 years separating those two events — the ways by which we consume video entertainment morphed many times over.
Experience television’s transformation yourself by clicking into The History and Future of Television. It’s a comprehensive compilation of the technical and societal influences that shaped television – to learn from the past, and move with confidence into the changing landscape ahead.. Read More »