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
BlueFrame Debuts Free OTT Platform for College Sports Streaming
College sports organizations can stream to fans on four connected TV platforms free for one year, and at a low monthly cost after that.
NewTek Goes Full 4K with the IP-Based TriCaster TC1 Live Production System
The TC1 supports acquisition resolutions up to 4Kp60 and can stream directly to Facebook Live, YouTube Live, Microsoft Azure, Periscope, Twitch, and other streaming sites
INXPO STUDIO Moves From Flash to HTML5, Adds Multiple Presenter Capability
Webcasting platform automatically shifts speaker to a larger window, making it easier for viewers to see who's talking
Kaltura Announces Simple One-Touch Lecture Capture Solution
College professors don't need to be video experts with Kaltura Lecture Capture which offers one-button recording. Live video support is in the works.
NewTek and Wowza Release MediaDS
Encoder offers NewTek proprietary IP inputs, world-class color correction, and an integrated Wowza Streaming Engine for live delivery
Google Releases Dataset of 8M YouTube URLs for Video Research
For students and researchers working in fields like video modeling and representation learning, the set should be a huge help.
Ramp and Panopto Join Forces for Enterprise and Education
By combining Panopto's video platform and Ramp's enterprise CDN, the two offer unicast and multicast solutions for large organizations.
Panopto Takes $42.8M in Funding Round, Will Simplify Software
Capturing institutional video and streaming live events is still too challenging for many, and that's something Panopto plans to fix with this investment.