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Transcoding 101

Terminology, Technology and Workflow

Video is being produced and consumed in more ways and on more devices than ever. Motion pictures are shot on video and distributed on standard and high-definition DVDs and displayed theatrically using the latest digital video projectors.

This document provides a high level overview of transcoding terminology, technology and workflow. It is intended to help enterprise and media companies understand how to extend the reach of their existing media assets, increase their ROI and leverage the power of exciting new delivery platforms in a cost-effective, scalable manner.

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