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Jim DeFilippis

Jim DeFilippis

Jim DeFilippis is CEO of TMS Consulting, Inc., in Los Angeles.

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    Can Video Compression Tame the Internet?

    January 12, 2018

    While the established modes of media distribution are well understood and engineered, governed by open standards (ATSC A/53, SCTE 23 (Docsis), DVB-T, DVB-S, MPEG) the internet is an amalgam of “open standards” (IETF) and quasi proprietary approaches (Apple HLS), as well as a variety of software protocols and applications (web browsers, media players, etc.).

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    The Challenges of OTT

    April 04, 2017

    As OTT viewership has increased, internet limitations have become bottlenecks. T

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    Time Code for the Ages

    December 12, 2016

    If you’ve spent more than a microsecond in TV, you know something about time code.

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    Brightest Brights, Darkest Shadows…. HDR

    March 24, 2016

    Who could argue from a creative perspective or from the viewer’s perspective, the ability to capture and delivery stunning video imagery with a dynamic range far in excess of the current HDTV system.

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    Video-Over-IP: AIMS, ASPEN Compared

    January 12, 2016

    As 2015 was wrapping up, new developments in IP transport of live uncompressed (or mezzanine compressed) video have compelled me to continue on with this theme of video-over-IP.

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