QVOD

AcronymDefinition
QVODQuasi Video on Demand (TV technology)
QVODQuickVideo OnDemand (InfoValue)
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27, 7 (Suasit illi Satellius Quadratus, Stultorum diuitum ADROSOR, ET QVOD sequitur, ADRISOR, ET QVOD duobus his adiunctum est, deRISOR, ut grammaticos haberet analectas): due hapax assoluti adrosor--adrisor (isosillabici, allitteranti, il secondo crea figura etimologica con il seguente derisor) (132).
QVOD streams through standard IP protocols and networks, and is compatible with typical operational environments in both the cable and telecommunications industries.
With the ability to support existing multimedia applications, InfoValue's QVOD software can instantly turn standalone CD-ROM and DVD titles into highly effective client/server courseware, thus preserving the investment already made in such materials and production equipment.
The configuration for the InfoValue QVOD benchmark includes a 4-way Pentium III Xeon server provided by Intel, Windows NT 4.
InfoValue's patented QVOD software transforms Pentium PCs into powerful streaming-multimedia servers that can support any type of media stream, including non-proprietary formats such as MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4 and MP3.
QVOD is a component of InfoValue's award-winning QuickVideo Suite (QVS), which is the only software product that integrates all major video streaming applications: video-on-demand, real-time multicasting of live or recorded videos, distribution and management of videos over the Intranet, and video archiving/retrieval.
This same scalability gives QVOD the flexibility to grow with a customer's needs -- from workgroup to enterprise to broadband consumer systems.
QVOD is 100 percent compatible with any IP network, including Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, ATM, Cable modems, ADSL modems, etc.
With the ability to support existing multimedia applications, QVOD can instantly turn standalone CD-ROM and DVD titles into highly effective client/server courseware.
In addition to providing dramatically increased streaming performance, the newest version of QVOD leverages the entire set of management and control features that Windows NT provides.
For example, QVOD can be used to record live video broadcasts by QuickVideo Multicast and to provide users with instant replay of the ongoing broadcast.