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Newly Redesigned Twitmatic Makes Video Search Social

Twitmatic aims to bring the power of social media to the video search process.
Thurs., May 28, by Troy Dreier
Online Video News, Posted 28 May 2009

New Systems From NewTek

The XD300 represents the NewTek TriCaster's first foray into live HD switching, while the 3PLAY aims to make instant replay more affordable.
Tues., May 26, by Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen
Online Video News, Posted 26 May 2009

It's Not All About Commercial Content: Public Television Goes Online

Using thePlatform to setup a backend that was both powerful and easy-to-use, and using Panache to deliver games rather than ads, PBS' new video portal defies public broadcasting's stuffy image.
Fri., May 22, by Troy Dreier
Online Video News, Posted 22 May 2009

Sorenson Fixes Deinterlacing Issues in Squeeze, Improves H.264 Quality

With version 5.1, the deinterlacing filter problems and sub-par H.264 output that plagued Squeeze have been resolved.
Wed., May 20, by Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen
Online Video News, Posted 20 May 2009

Elemental Introduces GPU-Based Video Processing System

Already in use at Brightcove, the beta Elemental Server uses massively parallel GPUs for H.264 and VC-1 output.
Wed., May 20, by Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen
Online Video News, Posted 20 May 2009

What's In a Name? Mogulus Becomes Livestream

Looking to better convey its value proposition, online video platform Mogulus changes its name to Livestream and introduces a new web-based application.
Tues., May 19, by Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen
Online Video News, Posted 19 May 2009

Streaming Media East: Verizon and boxee Want In To Your Living Room

Keynotes from Verizon and boxee pushed forward the concept of getting online video into the living room, though each company takes a radically different approach.
Wed., May 13, by Tim Siglin
Online Video News, Posted 13 May 2009

Streaming Media East: Day 1 Keynotes Highlight Entertainment and Enterprise Challenges

Akamai CEO Paul Sagan talked about the HD "tipping point" while Bank of America's Gregg Moss addressed issues faced when streaming within enterprise environments.
Tues., May 12, by Tim Siglin
Online Video News, Posted 12 May 2009

Streaming Media East: Pre-Conference Workshops Provide Practical Solutions

Workshops focusing on Silverlight, H.264, Flash, and video blogs provided attendees with detailed insights and hands-on experience.
Tues., May 12, by Tim Siglin
Online Video News, Posted 12 May 2009

Qumu Releases Open-Source Silverlight Mutlicast Plug-In

New plug-in developed by Qumu and Microsoft enables multicast for Silverlight in enterprise deployments.
Mon., May 11, by Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen
Online Video News, Posted 11 May 2009

Sorenson Introduces Sorenson 360

Longtime encoding software provider expands focus with a new online video platform—or, as Sorenson calls it, a video delivery network—called Sorenson 360.
Mon., May 11, by Jan Ozer
Online Video News, Posted 11 May 2009

Entone and VUDU: Pay TV Meets Over-the-Top Video

The announcement that IPTV hardware manufacturer Entone is partnering with VUDU suggests that the competition between pay TV services and over-the-top video providers might soon turn into cooperation.
Tues., May 5, by Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen
Online Video News, Posted 05 May 2009

NAB 2009 Highlights

Attendance was down, but that was good news for people who made the trip to NAB this year. Easy access to vendors provided plenty of "eureka" moments, particularly in the areas of mobile video and automated transcoding.
Tues., April 28, by Tim Siglin and Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen
Online Video News, Posted 28 Apr 2009

Flash and Silverlight, Together at Last

Wowza Media Server Pro Advanced will allow H.264 encodes to be played back in Flash, Silverlight and other players.
Mon., April 20, by Tim Siglin
Online Video News, Posted 20 Apr 2009

What to Look for at NAB

This year's National Association of Broadcasters show should be an especially important one for streaming. Here's what to look for, particularly in the categories of transcoding, HD, metadata, and mobile video.
Online Video News, Posted 14 Apr 2009

Revver Non-Payments Have Video Makers Crying Foul

Site that made a name for itself by paying its contributors apparently hasn't been, at least since it was acquired by Live Universe.
Tues., April 14, by Troy Dreier
Online Video News, Posted 14 Apr 2009

The 2009 Streaming Media All-Stars

Our annual team of the most innovative, influential, and important players in the online video arena.
Fri., April 10, by Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen
Online Video News, Posted 09 Apr 2009

Scalable Video Coding: The Future of Video Delivery?

With content publishers needing to target more and more devices with the same pieces of video, the need is increasing for a solution that efficiently delivers multiple resolutions and bitrates. The Scalable Video Codec extension to H.264 is looking like the best bet.
Tues., April 7, by Jan Ozer
Online Video News, Posted 07 Apr 2009

Intel's Nehalem Provides Boost for Single and Multi-Core Transcoding Tools

Released today, Intel's new Nehalem chip should benefits workstation users of every type of transcoding tool and video editing platform, and is already in use at DreamWorks Animation.
Mon., Mar. 30, by Tim Siglin

Online Video News, Posted 30 Mar 2009

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