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Using Video on Demand

VOD Servers

Netvue can supply VOD servers from a number of manufacturers including Exterity, Encoded Media, Intellimedia and others.

Click for an Exterity Avedia Server datasheet

Exterity's Avedia Servers are built into a 19-inch rackmount chassis of just 2U height, yet they can be fitted with disk packs up to 14TB - providing over 7000 hours of SD storage.

Contact us with your VOD server requirements for information and pricing.

Video on Demand Applications

Some typical applications for Video On Demand (VOD) include:

Video on Demand to the computer desktop Businesses

Playout of corporate TV channels for internal use

Training libraries, such as Health & Safety or Product Training:

VOD users can train at a speed that suits them.

Education

Timeshifting Teachers TV & Open University programmes

Education courses and lessons with students learning at their own speed.

Retail or Leisure

A VOD Server can provide playout channels of advertisments and video clips.

Hotels

A VOD Server can provide premium content such as movies and Pay-Per-View to guest rooms.

Media Companies

VOD is used for video clip storage and retrieval, rolling record of channels and compliance recording.

Playout of showreel channels for advertising and branding.

A couple more useful points about VOD :

1.  VOD servers are often used to directly record IPTV channel streams for later use. But note that it's also possible to directly transfer media files onto a VOD server using ftp. This feature can be used to archive media, or build a library.

2.  VOD servers can simultaneously playout multicast TV channels, such as corporate TV or showreel channels, while also providing several unicast video streams to individual users, for personalised control of their viewing.

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