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April/May 2013

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Case Study: Fighting Irish Revamp Their Digital Video Workflow

Notre Dame made an undefeated season even stronger with the addition of Telestream Vantage Transcode Pro and other workflow improvements.

Case Study: Bringing Passion 2013 to the Faithful Took an Army

Live streaming an event of biblical proportions -- Passion 2013, a four-day Christian conference and concert -- took massive preparation.

Spoiler Alert: The Fine Brothers Are Rising Stars Online

After years of hard work, the Fine Brothers have built a huge following. Now, they're helping young talent navigate the business of online video.

The 2013 Streaming Media All-Stars

It's time once again to celebrate the people who made our industry great in the past year and continue to drive innovation. Presenting ten new inductees to that elite group, the Streaming Media All-Stars!

Online Video Advertising: What Works and What Fails

2013 looks to be a strong year in online video advertising, with interactivity and targeting as the keys to success. But be careful, because one size does not fit all.

The Future of HEVC: It's Coming, but with Plenty of Questions

Everyone agrees that HEVC is the codec of the future, but an unclear royalty picture and a paucity of compatible devices means widespread adoption is a long way off.

The Rise of the Second Screen: Zeebox, GetGlue, Viggle, and More

Are companion apps the wave of the future or a passing fad? Here are the best tablet and smartphone apps for staying engaged while watching TV.

Review: Telestream Vantage Transcode Multiscreen

It's a valuable addition to the Vantage Workflow family, but is Transcode Multiscreen the fastest encoder around? Read our detailed test results.

2K and 4K Televisions: Will Consumers Show an Interest?

Can 2K and 4K TVs generate the excitement that 3DTVs lacked? Manufacturers hope so. Here's what it will take.

Vine Offers Snack-Sized Videos for Distracted Viewers

Brands such as Trident Gum, Taco Bell, and Rolling Stone are embracing Vine, which does for video what Twitter did for blogging.

Commentary: DASH Is Overrated—Enough Already!

The problem MPEG-DASH solves isn't that big a deal, and it's not going to make anyone's life simpler in the short term.

Editor's Note

The DRM Debate Is Dead and Both Sides Won

The video industry has learned from the music industry's disastrous example, and created fair rights management systems.

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