Video is steadily rising toward becoming the de facto standard for personal communications. Expanding beyond traditional telecommunications and cable networks, more and more players are entering the arena to deliver richer multimedia experiences capable of high-quality video calling, streaming, broadcast and virtual reality. For content providers and distribution channels alike, it is important to note that each type of video has its own unique characteristics and challenges that can greatly affect the user experience. Understanding these complexities is key.
This poster details the many types of video that can be transmitted over numerous delivery mechanisms, the various factors that can affect video quality, and three key methodologies that can be used to evaluate performance.