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Visual Experiences through the Cloud

Visual cloud computing consists of a set of capabilities for remotely consuming content and services that center around the efficient delivery of visual experiences, including Media Processing, Media Analytics, Immersive Media, Cloud Graphics and Cloud Gaming. As well as applications that add intelligence to video content and tap into machine learning and other artificial intelligence areas, such as object recognition.

Visual Cloud Essentials

What is visual cloud?
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What is visual cloud?

Last Updated: Apr 27, 2020

With visual computing workloads growing at an accelerating pace, cloud service providers (CSPs), communications service providers (CoSPs), and enterprises are rethinking the physical and virtual distribution of compute resources.

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The Open Visual Cloud
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The Open Visual Cloud

The Open Visual Cloud is a set of open source software stacks (with full end-to-end sample pipelines) for media, analytics, graphics and immersive media, optimized for cloud native deployment on commercial-off-the-shelf x86 CPU architecture in order to accelerate your application development.

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Rethinking Visual Cloud Services for Evolving Media
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Rethinking Visual Cloud Services for Evolving Media

The impact of media growth on cloud-based data centers will create a burden for CSPs, CoSPs, and enterprises. Read this white paper to learn about solutions to this challenge.

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Featured Publications

Featured Visual Cloud Products & Solutions

Solution brief

Intel Select Solutions for Visual Cloud Delivery Network

Last Updated: Apr 2, 2019

Consumer streaming media consumption is growing exponentially and evolving to richer and more interactive content. Consumer expectations are that this rich content is delivered in real time anywhere they are, anytime they want it, and on any device they are using.

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White Paper

Producing Live 8K, 360-Degree Streaming Media Events

Last Updated: Apr 13, 2020

This white paper delves into a prime example of the rich new media technologies and services, exploring how the Visual Cloud can enable live 8K, 360-degree media streaming. It discusses how content, service, and cloud providers, as well as other players, can produce 8K VR live streaming media events without streaming more than 4K worth of pixels. It also examines the value that next-gen platforms promise to bring to all players in the video streaming chain.

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Solution brief

How Qwilt’s CDN Supports Mobile Video Data Growth Using OpenNESS

Last Updated: Feb 24, 2020

Streaming video is a hit on mobile devices, accounting for a large and growing share of mobile network bandwidth consumption. This is driving mobile network operators (MNOs) to build out a new edge network infrastructure with content delivery network (CDN) software running on multi-access edge computing (MEC) network servers deployed in the RAN. The goal of this new infrastructure, often referred to as the service provider edge cloud, is to optimize content delivery, reduce infrastructure cost, and improve streaming quality.

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Visual Cloud Training & Updates

Visual Cloud
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Visual Cloud

More visual content is being delivered via cloud computing every day including live streaming video and new immersive experiences like virtual reality. These new user experiences require new architectures and technologies as well as ubiquitous broadband connectivity between connected devices, the network edge and cloud data centers.

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Podcast: Nokia Edge Cloud
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Edge Cloud Enabled Real-Time AI-based Ad Insertion- Intel® Chip Chat Network Insights episode 256

Last Updated: Mar 04, 2020

Mike Moore, Edge Cloud Platform Product Sales at Nokia joins Intel® Chip Chat Network Insights in this interview recorded as a virtual livecast.

Learn about Edge Video Transcoding, using Nokia’s AirFrame openEDGE HW Platform, complemented by the Intel Visual Cloud Accelerator Card – Analytics (VCAC-A). Provides the capability for intelligent, targeted and cost-effective ad insertions into video streams.

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Webinar: Opening a World of Visual Innovation
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Webinar: Opening a World of Visual Innovation

Last Updated: Jan 29, 2019

What is the Visual Cloud and how are cloud based workloads evolving. In this livecast archive Craig Hurst, Director of Software Strategy for Intel explores Intel’s approach to supporting the Visual Cloud with an open source collection of frameworks and libraries that support four core building blocks that build the five key visual cloud workloads.

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The Intel Network Builders Visual Cloud Ecosystem is the ideal platform for partnerships between edge solution providers and edge solution consumers. See our partner page for a full list of solution providers ready to bring innovation to your edge environment.

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