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Online Video News

THEO Technologies and Synamedia Form HESP Alliance

Alliance will work to accelerate the rollout of sub-second latency, bandwidth-efficient streaming solutions

New Mediasite Mosaic Delivers One-Click Video Capture for Distance Learning and Remote Work

Manage and upload collaborative recordings from Zoom, Teams and other video and web conference systems in addition to creating video communications

Xilinx Introduces Real-Time Server Appliances for Top Quality at Low Cost

The two new appliances, based on Alveo data center accelerator cards, use adaptable FPGA architecture to allow service providers to optimize quality and performance even after deployment

Brightcove, NAGRA, Akamai, and BuyDRM Deliver New Security Feature for Oscars Screening Platform

Online screeners are now more secure with forensic watermarking technology enabled by cloud services providers

Consumers' Appetites for New Streaming Services May Be on the Wane

A new survey-based report from Visual Objects finds that only 16% of consumers pay for more than 3 streaming services, and 78% pay $50 or less for all of their services combined.

Enterprise Video Viewing Rose 91% in First Quarter, Says Brightcove

We know that COVID-19 has resulted in an unprecedented increase in enterprise video, and the new Q1 Global Video Index from Brightcove finally reveals just how big of a rise we've seen.

RealNetworks Brings Facial Recognition to Real 20/20 and StarSearch Chrome Plugin

RealNetworks' SAFR technology has been primarily deployed in security-related applications, but the new Chrome plugin StarSearch and the company's own RealPlayer 20/20 bring it to consumers

Global OTT Revenues to Hit $167 Billion in 2025

Disney+ has helped SVOD revenues continue to rise on a steady pace, while COVID-19 has temporarily stunted AVOD's growth

Quizuna: Producing a Hit Live Quiz Show During Quarantine

Quarantined in Tokyo, and looking for a way connect with others around the country who were sheltering at home as they were, Japanese Hollywood actress Ikumi Yoshimatsu and RIM Entertainment's Matt Taylor decided to do what they do best--develop and deliver a new show with Ikumi on camera and Matt producing--from the bedroom of their Tokyo apartment.

IBC Cancels Due to COVID-19

IBC CEO Michael Crimp cites "many unknowns" and concerns over exhibitor and attendee safety in decision to pull the plug on the event, scheduled for September 11-14 in Amsterdam

Fitness, Education Video Use Skyrocketing During COVID-19, Says Mux

New data from Mux Video customers shows just how much video delivery has grown for B2B and niche markets during the COVID-19 crisis.

More Than 90% of Self-Isolating Families Have at Least One OTT Service

New survey data from Hub Entertainment Research reveals the impact of COVID-19 on OTT services and pay TV

Defining Brands with Streaming Video in Challenging Times

Communications agency Brand Definition was ready to go live with their brand-new production studio when COVID-19 shut everything down. Here's how they pivoted to remote production to meet their clients' shifting needs.

Verizon Media Introduces New Publishing, Advertising Features

Output Syndication makes it easy to publish directly to social media platforms, while Content Control simplifies the creation of live linear channels and Smartplay Prebid improves the ad bidding process

Interview: PreK-12 Distance Learning During the COVID-19 Shutdown

Christ Episcopal School Director of Technology Bob Krieger discusses distance learning measures for early childhood to high school students implemented since the school shut down in mid-March in response to the spread of COVID-19.

AWS Elemental Bridges On-Prem and Cloud with Link

The remote-control device for real-time video transport is the size of a Kleenex box, completely silent, and requires no onsite configuration.

How Legacy Church Launched Streaming Services in the COVID-19 Crisis

How does a church with no in-house streaming gear or on-staff expertise deliver live-switched, streamed services to hundreds of socially distanced parishioners on four days' notice? Legacy Church's Jeff Leach and Apache Rental Group's Zak Holley explain how they did it in this interview with Streaming Media's Steve Nathans-Kelly.

How to Keep Your Zoom Meetings Secure

Zoom meetings have become ubiquitous during the COVID-19 pandemic, but so have concerns about the tool's security. Should you be worried? Not if you use the tools Zoom offers to make meetings more secure, say our experts.

Virtual Video Summit Set for May 6

With no NAB to bring customers to them this year, a group of streaming industry vendors have come together to create a virtual event and bring the trade show to their customers and partners.

Broadcast Pix Unveils Entry-Level Integrated Streaming System

StreamingPix offers $6,499 capture-to-delivery integrated solution for worship, education, meetings, events, and more.