Software vs Hardware Compression:
Striking the Perfect Balance
Top reasons to download this white paper:
Tap into the knowledge needed to construct a comprehensive strategy that delivers the optimal balance of flexibility, quality, and cost to meet not only today's but also tomorrow's compression requirements.
Learn how shifting video consumption patterns that require media companies to expand productivity and improve operational efficiency are influencing the pace and direction of innovation in video compression technology.
Compare and contrast the relative strengths, weaknesses and other characteristics of hardware-based and software-based approaches to transcoding, as well as gain insight into how a hybrid approach can be leveraged to create an optimal compression environment.
Understand how media professionals are confronting the potential to move all compression operations to a software-based environment and the hurdles they face along the way.
Develop an effective formula for matching compression resources to specific applications and learn how to best balance flexibility, density, video quality, and price-performance on a service-by-service basis.