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Sports/eSports

On the go or in the living room, sports and esports video viewers are some of the most demanding and passionate audiences out there, and streaming is enabling delivery of the biggest games and the smallest leagues alike.

Here you'll find Streaming Media's coverage of the technology and business behind the growing sports and esports streaming market.

Features

Review: Epiphan LiveScrypt

LiveScrypt combines a hardware appliance for audio input and a cloud application for transcription to deliver a polished, inexpensive, easy-to-use real-time transcription solution

The Algorithm Series: Live Event Scaling

There are four key delivery methods for live content, and understanding the math behind them can help decision makers determine which is the best for their applications.

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

Game On! With Traditional Live Sports on Hiatus, Will Esports Fill the Void?

The current spike in organized, competitive online gaming--driven in part by social changes brought on by COVID-19--lands on top of a widely reported 2019 esports boom, and already-high expectations for 2020 growth.

Spotlights

CEO Interview: Claudio Lisman, Primestream

Primestream's Media IO and Xchange Media Cloud work together to create an IP Network Operations Center for live production and editing using any streaming protocol

Zixi: View from the Top 2020

Is Your Company Prepared to Work Remotely?

Media and entertainment organizations have unique requirements that should not be ignored even in the wake of crisis

Streaming Expertise Is a Growing Commodity

From e-commerce to IoT, there's never been more demand for live video. Professional services like those offered by Wowza can tame the complexity of live video for every customer's use case.

Columns

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

Protect Yourself: Predict Your Production Costs

For your sake and your clients', spend extra time predicting and planning your production process to avoid cost overruns

When it Comes to Bitrates, Less is Always More

What can streaming producers do in the short-term to reduce the load during these COVID-19-related bandwidth usage spikes?

Flash's Last Hurrah

Most content publishers have already moved on from Flash, but those who need ultra-low latency have stuck with it. Now that Adobe is ending support for Flash, it's time to move to WebRTC, but it won't be easy.

Sports/eSports Companies and Suppliers