||As the lines blur between the PC and the living room it's only a matter of time before consumers demand an HD quality experience over the Internet. While this may seem like a distant possibility Akamai invites you to experience the HD Web today.
Pure Hi Def and the Fastest
Internet Period. Verizon FiOS®.
|Through thehdweb.com Akamai has brought together many of the technology leaders in the media & entertainment industry to offer up a sneak peek into the future of online video. What's most exciting is that this future is right around the corner. HD production is quickly being adopted by the entertainment industry. And we're here to show you that - with a fast computer, a fast internet connection and the right delivery platform - experiencing HD online is not only a possibility, it's a reality. And sooner than we realize, it's going to be the expectation rather than the exception. We hope you enjoy this experience and we at Akamai look forward to powering the HD online video revolution.
||WHAT IT TAKES TO DELIVER HD CONTENT ONLINE
Technology and an operational model to operate serving devices in the largest high-throughput networks around the world (servers need to be physically in the networks, as that is where the capacity lies)
ESTABLISHED RELATIONSHIPS WITH THE LARGEST HIGH THROUGHPUT NETWORKS
SUPPORT OF VC-1 AND MPEG-4 VIDEO STANDARDS
SUPPORT FOR DELIVERY AND STORAGE OF FILES GREATER THAN 2 GB
SUPPORT FOR FILES WITH RESOLUTIONS OF 720P, 1080I AND 1080P
TO DEPLOY AND INTEROPERATE WITH CLIENT-SIDE TECHNOLOGY AS APPROPRIATE