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Live streaming services are pushing the limits of online video and OTT, and live events are still the standards by which the success of the industry are judged. Look here for the latest news on live streaming trends, as well as how-to and technical articles on everything from live production to live linear channels.

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New Survey: Americans Utilizing Streaming Services More Than Ever Before for Super Bowl LVII

Streaming viewers expected to surpass both broadcast & cable, plus ocial gatherings are again growing post-pandemic

Video Trends in Higher Education Brief Launches

Download a copy of the Panopto-sponsored survey brief today!

Enterprise Video Usage Report Launches

Second annual survey highlights trends in hybrid work environments

State of Streaming Autumn 2022 Report Launched

New report expands on details provided during recent Streaming Media West keynote

Roundup: Streaming Industry Predictions for 2023

Predictions gathered here from industry experts and analysts for the streaming industry 2023 in five categories: Monetization, AVOD, Hybrid, and FAST; CTV and OTT; Rights, Piracy, Security, and Privacy; Expansion and Contraction; Gaming and Esports; Content Delivery; and "2023 Will Be The Year Of..."

Gambling on Sports Is a Sure Bet for Streamers

The travails of FuboTV aside, streamers are advancing on incorporating Sportsbooks into their live product

AV1 Hardware Solutions at IBC

Aims to lower overhead, raise performance, diminish power for open-source codec

Warner Bros. Discovery Talks Synergies, Scale, and Live in IBC Keynote

"We want to be whatever we wish to be in the content landscape," said Warner Bros. Discovery CIO Dave Duvall in a keynote at the IBC media and entertainment technology trade show in Amsterdam. "Our ambition is not limited by resource. Now it's about product market fit with our D2C business and scale is a big driver." 

Real-Time Streaming Business Value Report Launched

Report delves into ways to deliver, monetize real-time streaming

Encoding.com Talks Telestream Acquisition and Powering M&E VOD and Broadcast Workflows

"Now the same tools that power Vantage on prem are being incorporated into Encoding.com cloud," says Telestream VP Cloud Revenue Jeff Malkin (formerly president of Encoding.com). "We will leverage the framework to add new tools and make an unrivaled cloud solution." 

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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.

Survey: Enterprise Video

Annual survey of enterprise video asks readers to update us on use of video in the workplace

State of Streaming Spring 2022 Report Launches

New report expands on trends revealed during Streaming Media East 2022 Research Keynote

Survey: The Business Value of Real-Time Streaming

Real-time streaming at global scale has long been the holy grail for live delivery, and a new Streaming Media survey looks to gain insight into both the current state of real-time streaming and where it's headed in the near future, particularly for sports and betting.

Bitmovin Introduces Stream Lab, an Automated Streaming Testing Platform

Bitmovin's Stream Lab allows for easy testing of streaming experiences across multiple devices and platforms; will debut at NAB

Haivision Report Shows Broadcasters Embracing HEVC and 4K

Third annual Broadcast IP Transformation Report highlights how broadcasters are rapidly adopting 4K and HEVC, IP networking, cloud services, and hybrid workflows

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

Dolby Acquires Low-Latency Streaming Platform Millicast

Millicast becomes the third video-related acquisition in 4 years, and will be available immediately as part of the Dolby.io suite of APIs.

Mux Acquires Stream Club for Live Streaming

Acquisition deepens Mux's commitment to simplifying the live stream creation process for developers from broadcast to playback