IBC: 5G Live Broadcast Demo Shows Work Needs To Be Done
An ambitious demo for IBC's Showcase brought together multiple broadcasters and vendors to demonstrate 5G's potential for remote production, but showed that it's a long way from ready for primetime
Verizon Media Partners with the NFL on Two New Fan Experiences This Season
"Watch Together" Co-Viewing Experience Enables Fans to Video Chat on Their Phones with Friends While Watching Live Local and Primetime Games in the Yahoo Sports App for Free; New "Yahoo Sports PlayAR" Game Center Experience Enhanced with NFL's Next Gen Stats
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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.
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.
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.
Blackbird's Moment Arises as Video Industry Embraces Cloud-Based Collaborative Editing
As business professionals, educators, and others around the globe rely on web conferencing solutions like Zoom to communicate under current conditions, post houses, broadcasters, and video rights holders are either acquainting themselves with cloud video editing solutions like the popular Blackbird platform, or moving once-peripheral distributed production workflows to the center of their operations.
Sports Fans Care More About Picture Quality Than Latency, Says Verizon Report
Viewers would rather have 4K than lower latency, according to a new study by the streaming platform and CDN that delivered the Super Bowl
Only 13% of Viewers Watch the Super Bowl on Connected TVs, Says AdColony
The ad platform's survey finds that 72% of viewers plan on watching the game on TV, while the number of smartphone viewers has gone up to 11%
Brightcove’s Latest Global Video Index Sees Streaming Sports Scoring Big
Sports streaming views are way up, especially on connected TVs and smartphones, and the longer the content, the more likely viewers are to finish it on the big screen
ENGINE Media Forms News, Sports, and Esports Triple Threat
Torque Esports, Frankly Media, and WinView are combining to form a company that looks to bring sports, esports, and news to consumers while creating new revenue opportunities for media companies
Study Sees a Generational Shift in How Fans Watch Sports
The streaming era is bringing big changes to sports viewing, finds a study by Imagen, which sees young people watching different sports and watching them in new ways.
DAZN Partners With Snapchat to Promote Upcoming Boxing Matches
Original programs will promote the Canelo Alvarez-Sergey Kovalev WBO Light Heavyweight belt match and the rematch between KSI and Logan Paul.
NFL and Facebook Renew Two-Year Video Highlights Agreement
Football fans will be able to view highlights from all regular season and post-season games, plus access original video . For live game streaming, however, they'll need to head to Amazon.
Global Sports Fans Prefer Smart Phones, Not Into in Cord-Cutting
In a sign that video streaming is now expected even by sports-loving pay TV customers, Grabyo found that 65% prefer phone viewing.
The War for Sports Viewers: In the US, Only 12% Prefer Streaming
People are streaming video more than ever, but one area lagging behind is live sports. Lowering latency could attract more fans.
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.
YouTube Gaming App to Finally Close on May 30, Google Says
Players got two extra months, but the YouTube Gaming app will close on May 30, according to an update to a YouTube Gaming support page.
Verizon Media Brings NFL Streaming to Fantasy App: NewFronts '19
In other newfront highligths, Condé Nast expands its top tier of premium video, while Studio 71 partners with AWS on predictive technology for influencer marketing.
How Much Will Fans Spend on Sports Content? $39/Month: Deltatre
For two-thirds of sports fans, their devotion has a financial limit of $39 per month. Two-thirds refuse to pay more than that for content from their favorites teams.