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Are You Covered? Web Cam Covers From Cardinal Peak

Cardinal Peak Staff It’s not often that you hear from the marketing manager on a company’s tech blog. However, over the past week, I have been busy doing our annual client mailing, and I have something I want to share with you. We like to send our current and p…

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Keeping It All In Sync: Part Two

Stefanie Diesi, Staff Engineer Earlier this week, I wrote about the importance of synching audio and video, something that we use in many applications. We’ve already discussed why it’s necessary, and today I want to talk about the different ways to do it, some easier…

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Keeping It All In Sync: Part One

Stefanie Diesi, Staff Engineer These days, we employ audio and video applications in everything from IoT to embedded products, and one challenge that comes up time and time again is synchronization. Synchronization between audio and video streams is the most common case, but some…

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Your Phone’s for Footballin’: Compression Efficiency Matters Again

Howdy Pierce It’s likely that delivery efficiency is going to get more important in the future.

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Posted In: Howdy, Video

Television's Six Eras

Cardinal Peak Staff In order to explain the history of how people consume entertainment video, we worked up the following infographic (click for the complete image): It’s also available as a PDF.  Hope you enjoy it.

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Posted In: Video

EE Times: How to build video devices for the IoT

Mike Perkins I’ve got a new blog post up at EE Times, talking about how to build video devices for the Internet of Things: Video cameras are uniquely compelling sensors because vision is our dominant sense. Video is invaluable for applications such as license…

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What Does the Aereo Decision Mean for Innovation?

Howdy Pierce I was interviewed by Xconomy today in a piece entitled ‘Could Fallout from Aereo Ruling Have “Chilling Effect On Startups”? ’ Here’s a little more analysis than what was covered in the Xconomy article. The question of how the decision would…

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Choosing the Correct Video Sampling Format

Mike Perkins We’re a little late in posting this, but I wrote a blog entry for EDN last week that discusses how to choose the correct video sampling format.  An excerpt:  To process signals digitally, they must first be sampled and quantized. Sampling refers…

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Posted In: Perk, Theory, Video

Thoughts on Streaming Video Securely

Howdy Pierce The kind folks at EDN have asked Cardinal Peak to author an occasional blog about streaming video. The first post went live this morning and discusses streaming video securely: Until recently, the accepted wisdom in the industry was that end users di…

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Posted In: Howdy, Video

4 approaches to building digital video processing systems

Mike Deeds Mike Perkins and I wrote an article for Electronic Component News about the various approaches—hardware and software—to building a video encoder or decoder. Raw IC processing power has multiple manifestations including General Purpose CPUs (GP-CP…

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