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Government video faces special requirements, from archiving to closed captioning, that require specialized tools and platforms to deliver it effectively and in compliance.

Here you'll find our coverage of the technologies, tools, and platforms that enable streaming for government agencies.

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.

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.

Content Delivery and Live Streaming Summits Return to Streaming Media East

Both the Content Delivery Summit and the Live Streaming Summit will be back as part of this year's Streaming Media East event, with new chairs and new ideas.

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

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

NewTek and Wowza Release MediaDS

Encoder offers NewTek proprietary IP inputs, world-class color correction, and an integrated Wowza Streaming Engine for live delivery

Senate Seeks Information on MVPDs and OTT Video Service

While no official explanation has been given, the Senate could be gathering information for an overhaul of the Communications Act.

Rockefeller Bill Aims to Stop Online Video Favoritism by ISPs

A recently introduced bill aims to stop ISPs from blocking or slowing video transmissions from competing companies.

NewTek Intros TriCaster 410 for "Entry-Level Professionals"

Company seizes opportunity to bring HD-SDI to sub-$10k market, along with virtual set enhancements and other features previously available only in higher-priced models

FCC Extends Comments Deadline on Closed-Captioning Rule

New deadline gives content producers, distribution outlets, and hardware manufacturers time to collaborate on interoperable solutions to provide closed captioning to online viewers

Senate Passes Video Accessibility Act

Captioning will be required for all video content that has been shown on television.

InfoComm 2010: The Accidental Streaming Show

The InfoComm show's influence on streaming continues to expand in areas of audio distribution, digital signage, rich lecture/media capture, and telepresence.

Granicus Open Platform Serves Silverlight for Government Agencies

Flash delivery coming soon to low-cost SaaS video streaming and storage service.

Stream or Die: NAB Showcases Portable Streaming Production

Newtek's TriCaster and VBrick's Mobile Broadcasting System are just a few of the enhanced solutions on display at this week's NAB show, and live streaming is the topic of a special "Stream or Die" panel discussion Tuesday evening.

Sorenson 360 Powers Video On New McCain Campaign Site

John McCain campaign's "video supporter wall" allows site visitors to publish video comments directly from their camcorder or webcam using Sorenson 360
Thurs., Feb. 4, by Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen

YouTube: The Place for Politics?

From President Obama to the Tea Party to a "re-enactment" of the Proposition 8 trial, politicians and activists of all persuasions are turning to streaming video to make their point.
Tues., Feb. 2, by Tim Siglin