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Today's streaming productions scale from impromptu online broadcasts captured via webcam and delivered within a corporate firewall to massive professional multicam productions streamed worldwide. With tutorials,  reviews, and analysis from leading producers, the content on this page looks at preproduction, audio and video capture, encoding, and especially the gear and strategies essential for successful streaming.

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Vote in the 2022 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards

Voting is open until September 26 in 22 categories. Cast your vote today!

Nominate Now for the 2022 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards

What's your favorite streaming tool, tech, or service? What is the year's biggest innovation? It's time to make your nominations for the only awards in the online video industry that are chosen by end users.

Research Brief Exposes File-Transfer Challenges and Opportunities

Legacy solutions don't address overall workflow complexities, especially in the face of partner growth, increased production scale, and disparate storage and workforce locations. This new survey-based research brief highlights the complexity of delivering and tracking file transfers, and provides insights into current industry trends.

Live Streaming Carbon Cuts Are Working, But There's More to Be Done: Blackbird Report

TV production's carbon output in the UK dropped by more than half in 2021, and though some of that is due to production shutdowns, there are clear signs that industry efforts to become more sustainable are working. Still, there's a long way to go, according to a new report from Blackbird.

Haivision to Acquire AVIWEST for $22.9 Million

The deal will bring cellular bonding and 5G mobile technology to Haivision's stable of streaming, networking, and encoding solutions

Is FTP Really Dead? Survey Deadline Extended to March 1

We're doing research into the state of file transfer, and we need your input. Just for taking the Media and Broadcast File-Transfer Workflow survey, you'll be entered into a drawing to win a DJI Mini SE drone.

NewTek Introduces TriCaster 1 Pro and TriCaster 2 Elite

TriCaster 1 Pro offeres support for 4K UHD switching, live streaming, data-driven graphics, and more, while TriCaster 2 Elite gets more features as well.

Panasonic, Ross, and Canon Withdraw from NAB 2021

Following Sony's announcement earlier this week, the companies said they wouldn't attend NAB in Las Vegas due to COVID health concerns and travel restrictions that might limit attendance

Vote in the 2021 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards

Voting is open until September 20 in 22 categories, including a brand-new one: Best Streaming Innovation. Cast your vote today!

Buyers’ Guide: Action Cams

Action cams remain a popular option for action sports (of course), POV video, drones, underwater video capture, and vlogging applications where a front-facing screen makes a difference. GoPro's Hero 9 Black still grabs most of the headlines, but other contenders round out a thriving and reasonably diverse action-cam market.

AnyClip Lands $47 Million Funding; Relaunches as "The Visual Intelligence Company"

Video Company Creates New Category with First AI-Powered Platform for Business, Tackling Video Surge in Post COVID-19 Market

COVID-19 Accelerated Broadcast IP Adoption, says Haivision Report

Second annual report highlights the impact of COVID-19, remote production, remote collaboration, SRT, and HEVC on today's broadcast workflows

IBC Plans Hybrid Event for September, with Fallback Dates in December

Hybrid in-person and digital event set for September 10-13, with the RAI on hold for the first week of December as a backup.

Sony Is All Ears at Virtual CES

Sony showcased its 360 virtual mixing environment and 360 Reality Audio Services at its CES 2021 showcase

AWS Takes SDI in the Cloud to Next Level

Proof of concept of uncompressed live video workflow in the cloud demonstrates future production possibilities and opens up interop can of worms

Mediasite Events Announces New Complete Virtual Event Platform

Virtual experience includes customized website, streamed sessions, e-posters, an expo hall with sponsors, interactive activities, live chat and more

The 2020 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards Finalists

More than 2,200 readers voted in 26 categories. We'll announce the winners later this month, but here's a tease—the top three vote-getters in each category. And you just might be surprised at the names you see.

Streaming Media West Connect is This Week

We've got speakers from Netflix, HBO Max, Disney+, Hulu, Comcast, and more talking about all things OTT and streaming video next week. Registration is free! Read on to find out more.

Voting for the 2020 Readers' Choice Award Extended Until October 22

Let the competition begin! The polls are open for the streaming video industry awards that matter most—because winners are chosen by the community itself. And you'll be entered to win a HuddleCamHD Pro IP NDI Webcam when you cast your vote!

Nominate Now for the 2020 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards

What's your favorite streaming tool, tech, or service? It's time to make your nominations for the only awards in the online video industry that are chosen by end users.