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V-Nova goes back to its roots – contribution feeds, but by satellite

One of V-Nova’s shareholders, Eutelsat, has partnered with the UK codec start up to introduce a satellite contribution feed service. It’s not the large ticket distribution deals that V-Nova would love to be doing, but HD video, travelling between studios, is where V-Nova got its first break at Sky Italia, and where perhaps its compression capabilities can be most easily measured, in terms of how much they save. If you can send the same quality signal in less time, or on less bandwidth, you quite simply pay for less. Increasingly studio contribution feeds, which used to be a pure satellite business, have become something that is sent over the internet, over fiber. So this is satellite-delivered, but the extra compression…

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