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April 15, 2024

Online Video News

NAB 2024: Assessing the AI Revolution in Entertainment

The signal-to-noise ratio in today's relentless AI buzz is far from optimal—particularly at NAB 2024, where the Everything AI vibe was off the chart from the moment the show began—but one session that cut through the noise and swapped hype for refreshing insight and candor was titled The AI Revolution in Entertainment: One Year On…

Bitmovin Live Encoder-Akamai Connected Cloud Integration Promises Lower Egress Costs and OpEx Reductions up to 90%

On March 27, Bitmovin announced the availability of its Live Encoder running on Akamai Connected Cloud, promising increased efficiencies for large-scale streams and substantial reductions in data transfer out (DTO) costs that may translate to as much as 90 percent lowered operation costs overall. 

Is the AI Powering Your AI-Powered Gear Really AI?

A lot of products tagged as "AI-powered" were doing exactly the same thing before AI. But labeling their familiar features as "powered-by-AI" makes the same tech seem fresh and innovative.

Short Cuts

How CBS Sports Approaches Cloud vs. On-Prem Streaming Workflows

Most of the essential elements of streaming workflows and architecture are moving toward the cloud, but the fundamental question driving streaming workflow development should always be not how do we migrate this or that process to the cloud, but what will serve the production and the viewer best, according to CBS Sports Senior Director, Advanced Production Technology Corey Smith, who breaks down these questions in this discussion with Eyevinn Technology's Magnus Svensson from Streaming Media Connect 2024.


At NAB, Content Will be at the Mercy of Connectivity

As broadcasters and content providers head to next week's NAB conference in Las Vegas, a quiet transformation is unfolding within the world of content and, more specifically, content delivery. It isn't just content evolving, but how it is consumed and delivered. That's why connectivity is a major theme at this year's event.

Industry News

Frequency launches Managed Channel Services to Support Rights Holders and Brands Creating Premium FAST Channels

End-to-end offering reduces time to create, launch, distribute and operate next-generation streaming television channels New business unit to be led by Lisa Black, who brings extensive FAST expertise and deep experience with leading media brands

AJA Reveals Product Updates Ahead of NAB 2024

4K/UltraHD down-conversion and AMF support for ColorBox, BBC HLG LUTs v1.7 for FS-HDR and ColorBox, SRT bonding for BRIDGE LIVE, and more help M&E, pro AV teams harness emerging workflows

OneFootball Kicks Off Collaboration with Bitmovin and Akamai

OneFootball is using Bitmovin’s Live Encoder, which runs on Akamai’s Connected Cloud, to deliver high-quality live streams at scale for its global community of soccer fans.

TAG Presents New Intuitive Control Interface and Automated Language Detection Technology at NAB 2024 - Both Aim to Simplify Day-to-Day Tasks and Optimize Media Workflows

TAG Presents New Intuitive Control Interface and Automated Language Detection Technology at NAB 2024 - Both Aim to Simplify Day-to-Day Tasks and Optimize Media Workflows

Synamedia reshapes the future of streaming innovation at NAB 2024

Latest advancements pave the way for accelerated revenues and cost-savings for content owners and video service providers