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.
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.
Broadcast Pix Unveils Entry-Level Integrated Streaming System
StreamingPix offers $6,499 capture-to-delivery integrated solution for worship, education, meetings, events, and more.
LiveU Publishes 'State of Live' Report on Streaming During the Pandemic Crisis
Today, video streaming solutions provider LiveU unveiled a new "State of Live" report, documenting increased "demand for live streaming, mobile apps, and live IP video sharing solutions" during the last five weeks of pandemic mitigation measures.
Tulix, Zoom, and Others Offer Free Services for K-12 Schools
Tulix is giving K-12 schools 30Gbps of bandwidth for free, while Zoom is making its videoconferencing service available to K-12 teachers as well. Other companies are working to make the transition to work-from-home easier.
Amazon Brings Unlimited Kids' Video, Book, Game Service to Canada
Amazon is bringing its subscription offering for 3- to 12-year-olds that combines video, books, and games, to Canada.
Adobe Licenses Adobe Media Server and RTMP SDK to Veriskope
A team of Adobe and Macromedia veterans is now in charge of AMS and RTMP support and development, providing a transition resource for existing Flash customers.
Educators See Potential in AI for Creating Personalized Lessons
A Sonic Foundry survey on higher education and artificial intelligence suggests personalized lessons could lead to better retention.
Panopto Offers Monetization Option for Educational Videos
Educators can now charge for their online video lessons, thanks to a partnership between Panopto and InPlayer.
Lecture Capture Use Now at 79% Finds Kaltura Education Report
In higher education, 79% of institutions use a video lecture capture solution, letting students return to lectures as easily as they can return to text-based material.
Cheddar Expands to College Campuses With Launch of CheddarU
The live news network makes its second major expansion of the year, this time with a college-focused news streaming to 1,600 public screens.
Kaltura Acquires Rapt Media for Personalized Video Experiences
Rapt Media—and its personalized branching interactive video technology—is becoming part of Kaltura. Viewers can choose their own path.
Web Event: Advanced Live Streaming Technologies and Strategies
From the World Cup to the executive suite, nothing presents more opportunites and more challenges than live streaming. Join us on May 17 for a webinar that looks at technologies and strategies to help you maximize your live streaming efforts.
HEVC Advance Cuts Content Fees on Streaming
HEVC Advance is eliminating subscription and title-by-title royalty fees for non-physical content distribution, and it's adding reduced royalty rates for low-end consumer devices.
AV1 Beats VP9 and HEVC on Quality, if You've Got Time, says Moscow State
Latest codec quality comparison study finds AV1 tops on quality, but far behind on speed, and that VP9 beats out HEVC. Moscow State also launched Subjectify.us, a new service for subjectively comparing video quality.
New Video Meetup Features Streaming Media Editors
The SMAdvancedForum video meetup looks to resurrect the spirit and substance of the Streaming Media Advanced Forum email list of yore, and launches this Thursday.
NewTek Intros NDI 3 and NDI PTZ Camera
With NDI version 3.0 NewTek extends the technology to cameras and converter/capture devices, where it will supplement or supplant technologies like 3G SDI and HDMI