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.
Akamai Reports Improved Performance with BBR Algorithm
The Bottleneck Bandwidth and Roundtrip Time (BBR) algorithm is now being deployed to 80% of the CDN's customers, resulting in performance improvements of up to almost 19%.
Liberty Global Boosts Video Delivery with Teltoo P2P
First rollout will be in The Netherlands, with plans to deploy in all territories Liberty Global serves
Haivision Acquires LightFlow Media From Epic Labs, Gains AI
Haivision will add LightFlow's video encoding and multi-CDN routing AI technology to its current products, and is taking on the Madrid-based team that created it.
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.
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?
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
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.
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.
Peer5 Introduces Multi-CDN Service With Support From 15 CDNs
When 1 or 2 CDNs isn't good enough, how about 15? Video delivery company Peer5 introduced multi-CDN with participation from 15 content delivery networks.
Akamai Intros Enhancements at the Edge, Securing Premium Video
With security threats for premium video increasing, security technology must rise to the challenge. Akamai launches a variety of improvements for content protection.
AWS Debuts MediaConnect, Live Video Upload and Transfer Service
Getting live video streams into and out of the cloud becomes easier with the latest media service from AWS Elemental.
Vimeo Announces One-Step Native Video Publishing to LinkedIn
The integration brings LinkedIn viewership analytics to the Vimeo dashboard, so members can compare data from multiple social channels in one place.
Akamai Announces Support for Ultra-Low Latency With CMAF
Reducing latency for HTTP Adaptive Streaming video to 3 seconds or less is possible, but it requires a complex workflow.
Dolby Acquires Hybrik to Grow Media Processing Business
Dolby Laboratories has plans to build up its media processing business, and believes an acquisition of Hybrik will help it get there.
Rebuffering Frustration: 29% Will Stop Watching After One Problem
As people go online for more of their daily video, they have higher expectations than ever. Rebuffering is the top annoyance for many.
Akamai Debuts Two Cloud Solutions for Broadcaster Video Delivery
Akamai Cloud Wrapper aims to take the strain off cloud origins, while Direct Connect solves first-mile problems by avoiding the public internet.
Conviva Brings AI to Diagnostics Reporting With Ecosystem Module
Publishers can set the module to notify outside partners of QoE problems, automating a process now done by technicians and engineers.
Limelight Promises Sub-Second Live Video Latency Using WebRTC
Forget HLS and DASH, says Limelight, and definitely forget HTTP. Its WebRTC-based solution could take the pain out of sports streaming.