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Live Streaming

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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Features

Adventures in Remote Production

In the time of COVID-19, remote production has become a necessity. Here's a look at how four live streaming operations have dealt with the changes

Sky: "It's All Digital Now"

It's time to get beyond the notion that it's pay TV vs OTT, argued executives from Sky, ViacomCBS, YouTube, and Roku at a "virtual IBC" event hosted by Bitmovin

The Algorithm Series: Video Player Performance

Multiple algorithms for encoding, transfer, and playback intersect in the end user's player. So how can you make the numbers work in your favor?

Tutorial: Remote Live Production in the Age of COVID-19

With social distancing making in-person live production difficult-to-impossible, Anthony Burokas demonstrates how to produce a professional live show using multiple remote video feeds using vMix Call.

Spotlights

Executive Interview: Zixi CEO Gordon Brooks

Streaming Media VP Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen and Zixi CEO Gordon Brooks discuss what how Zixi manages and transports broadcast-quality, scalable live and live linear video and its broad range of protocol support.

Zixi: View from the Top 2020

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Produce entertaining live productions without the need for a video operator with Broadcast Pix's latest breakthrough in voice-automated productions, RadioPix.

PTZOptics NDI Cameras & Wireless Cable Combo Designed for Flexible Live Streaming Environments

The PTZOptics SDI and NDI cameras are ideal for any live streaming business that is producing video content for their customers in a variety of scenarios.

Columns

The Problem with WebRTC

The good news is that desktop and mobile web browsers are now capable of using WebRTC for real-time or progressive web apps. The bad news is that we need faster progress with viable WebRTC SDKs that don't tightly tie products to a particular WebRTC offering.

Launching Rockets

Live streaming brought the launch of Endeavour into our living rooms, and inspired our imaginations to quest for what lies beyond

Shouldering Our Responsibility to Educate the Streaming Market

As companies and individuals pivot online in the "new normal," it's up to us in the streaming industry to put education ahead of profit

The Real Streaming Battle: SVOD vs. vMVPD

There's plenty of room for multiple SVOD services. But live linear services are an endangered species unless they change their offerings and pricing models.

Live Streaming Companies and Suppliers