NFL and Facebook Renew Two-Year Video Highlights Agreement
Football fans will be able to view highlights from all regular season and post-season games, plus access original video . For live game streaming, however, they'll need to head to Amazon.
Adobe Premiere Gets Auto Reframe for Multi-Platform Video Output
At IBC, Adobe announced an AI-powered tool to speed the process of creating variously sized versions of videos for different platforms.
Sony Intros the PXW-FX9 Camera for Control and Creativity
Sony follows up its PXW-FS7 video camera with the PXW-FX9, a shoulder mounted model that blends cinema quality, auto functionality, and ease of use.
Gracenote Creates a Universal ID System for OTT Video Assets
A new system is needed to unify the fractured state of video metadata, and Gracenote thinks it's the organization to create one.
Harmonic, Google, and 3SS Partner on Next-Gen Sports Platform
The offering streams to broadcast and OTT, and keeps fans tuned in with picture-in-picture viewing, multi-views, and personalized mosaics.
Comcast Creates Self-Service Option for Small Biz Advertisers
Advertising on TV shouldn't require a multi-million dollar budget, says Comcast Spotlight, Comcast Cable's ad division.
Qwilt Brings the Sharing Economy to Streaming Video Delivery
Just like Uber disrupted the paid ride industry, caching specialist Qwilt is hoping to disrupt online video delivery. Is this bad news for CDNs?
Apple TV+ Will Cost $4.99/Month, Offer New Originals Monthly
The SVOD will debut on November 1 in over 100 countries and regions for $4.99 after a 7-day trial period, with access for six people per account.
Brightcove Announces Beacon, a Time-Saving OTT App Creator
When Brightcove Beacon launches in late October, customers will be able to create a variety of OTT streaming apps in a fraction of the usual development time.
Group Nine Media Takes $50M in Funding, Plans IP Investments
Video publisher Group Nine Media announced it has taken $50 million in new funding from Discovery, Inc., and Axel Springer.
Haivision Creates SRT Hub Partner Program and Launches SDK
Building off its NAB news, Haivision is creating a third-party vendor partner program for its SRT Hub platform, just in time for IBC.
Verizon Boosts Media Platform With Personalization, Smart Routing
Getting the jump on next week's IBC releases, Verizon has announced three enhancements to its Media Platform
Codec Complexity is a 'Nuclear Bomb,' Says Bitmovin Report
Video streamers want "broadcast-like" latency but device and codec complexity is holding back the entire industry, finds a new report from the company. Among other findings: 20% of respondents don't use any video analytics.
With Content Fabric, Eluvio Might Transform Online Video Delivery
Startup Eluvio has announced its first product, and it aims at nothing less than transforming how video and other large files are distributed online.
Roku Introduces Soundbar and Wireless Subwoofer for Any TV
Today, Roku announces the Roku Smart Soundbar and Roku Wireless Subwoofer, both of which work with any TV to create a more immersive home theater experience.
Brightcove End-of-Life News for Ooyala OVP Has Customers Panicked
Ooyala customers felt blindsided by Brightcove's decision to shut down the Ooyala OVP, a move that runs counter to what they had recently been told by management.
iSize Claims Massive Performance Savings for its Debut AI Codec
BitSave promises 70% bitrate savings via machine learning, and currently works with H.264, with H.264, H.265, and VP9 on the way
Video Streaming Will Be 5G's Killer App, Predicts IHS Markit
As the 5G era breaks, video streaming will be its killer app. IHS Market says 74% see streaming video as the most compelling reason to upgrade their home internet.
Netflix to Grow U.S. Subscribers But Lose Market Share: eMarketer
SVOD leader Netflix had a weak quarter, but the researchers at eMarketer see it bouncing back with strong subscriber numbers for the rest of the year.
Apple+ Will Reportedly Cost $9.99/Month at November Launch
Unconfirmed reports say Apple's Apple+ subscription video service will debut by November with a monthly price of $9.99.