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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.

Vidyard Introduces Free Plan for Limited Business Hosting

Business video platform Vidyard introduces no- and low-cost Free and Pro plans, designed to ease businesses into online video without a large financial commitment.

Vimeo Creates a Job Marketplace to Help Companies Tap Top Talent

Rather than relying on word-of-mouth, Vimeo members have a new way of finding paying gigs. Best of all, Vimeo doesn't want a cut.

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.

Mux Takes $20M in Series B Round, Plans New Features, R&D

Mux, a startup that provides video analytics and infrastructure tools, announced that it's taken $20 million in funding in a Series B round.

Adobe Adds Speed Controls to Premiere Rush Video Editor

After upgrading to v1.2, Adobe Premiere Rush users will be able to speed up or slow down sections of their clips, while automatically preserving the audio pitch.

Minute.ly Takes $8M in New Funding, Plans Global Expansion

With total funding now reaching $12M, Minute.ly will continue developing AI-driven video editing and curation tools, promoting them in new markets.

Agora.io and Unity Make Video Chat Simple for Game Developers

Live video chat is part of the gaming experience, so Agora.io and Unity Technologies are making it easier for game developers to add chats directly into their software.

Wibbitz Shows Lightbox, a Customizable Video Editor for Websites

This API-driven video editor can be added to any public or internal website or application, letting customers or employees create videos online.

Video Enhancements Take Center Stage at Apple WWDC Keynote

Apple announced a variety of releases today at its Worldwide Developers Conference, with video enhancements showing up multiple times.

Adobe Premiere Rush Now Available for Android Phones and Tablets

Android device owners can now create video projects with Adobe Premiere Rush, the editing platform that launched on iOS in October 2018.

Video Marketers Say Lack of Time, Budget Are Biggest Obstacles

Organizations that outsource their video creation to agencies average 1 to 2 videos per month, while those with an in-house team get 3 to 10 videos.

Vimeo Buys Video Creation Company Magisto for an Undisclosed Sum

Using Magisto's AI-powered video editing tools, Vimeo aims to help small businesses turn out professional-looking videos for less time and money.

Adobe Creative Cloud Gains a Variety of Video Updates for NAB

Using its AI engine—Sensei—Adobe makes unwanted objects in videos disappear as if by magic. A new storyboarding option should make editors more productive.

Vizrt Acquires NewTek Creating Live Video Production Specialist

Two leaders in the live video space join together with the promise of creating software-driven production solutions for clients at any level.

MediaKind Debuts Live 360º Video Streaming Solution at NAB

Cygnus 360º-as-a-Service lets clients deliver immersive video at up to 8K resolution, and is targeted to live sports, esports, and music providers.

Haivision Releases Makito X4 4K With 8 Core Encoding Engine

This latest upgrade has similar power requirements as the original model, yet promises a 16x increase in performance.

JW Player Launches a Free Developer Edition to Spur Innovation

Getting back to its open source roots, JW Player offers six-months of free access so developers and engineers can create and explore.

YouTube Announces Innovation Funding for 87 News Organizations

News organizations in 23 countries will receive funds through the Google News Initiative to grow and experiment with video in news reporting.

Ooyala and 24i Partner on OTT Creation and Delivery Platform

With OoyalaReach, content owners can manage their video assets and create app-based offerings to reach viewers on TVs and mobile devices.