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May 16, 2011

Online Video News

BitTorrent's Project Chrysalis Arrives in Beta

Radically revised version of the BitTorrent client offers easy downloads and user-created channels.

Microsoft Launches Transform Manager

Tie-in to Expression Encoder 4 Pro allows conversion of existing libraries to IIS Smooth Streaming

Online Video Ads Growing Faster Than Other Online Ad Categories

A new survey from BrightRoll finds online video edging out mobile video and social media as the fastest-growing type of online advertising

Limelight Acquires CMS Provider Clickability for $10 Million

Clickability acquisition will help Limelight round out its non-CDN services, following the acquisition of Delve Networks last year

Featured Articles

HBO Go iPad App Gets 1 Million Downloads in First Week

HBO Go represents the premium TV service's launch into the realm of TV Everywhere, and subscribers are flocking to get access on the iPad, iPhone, and other devices.

Comcast Outlines the Rapid Growth of Online Video

In a Content Delivery Summit keynote address, Comcast VP Barry Tishgart looked at the numbers behind online video's rapid rise and highlighted trends to watch.

Device Pavilion Impresses Crowd at Streaming Media East

Attendees could compare over 20 popular and less-known set-top boxes all from one location.

Demo: Transparent Caching Platforms

While service providers are rolling out their own CDNs, that solution takes 12 to 18 months. What to do in the meantime? One speaker at the Content Delivery Summit suggests putting transparent caching out at the edge.

Netflix Impact: Panel Eyes Video Distribution and TV Everywhere

In a session at this year's Content Delivery Summit, speakers addressed the challenges of keeping costs in line and maintaining bandwidth in the Netflix era.

Industry News

Behind the Scenes at the Royal Wedding: How Millions were able to Watch Liveā€¦from Anywhere around the World

With more than 8,500 journalists in London vying for prime locations from which to broadcast the royal wedding, media outlets were seeking every possible advantage over their competition. Many got that advantage by choosing to have their camera operators

MIXMOOV unveils new features and partnership with TWISTAGE at Streaming Media East 2011

Mixmoov SAS, focused on rich media products and services for Web/Mobile 2.0 launched new features of its Online Video Editing solution and announced a partnership with leading Online Video Platform Twistage.

Wowza Media Systems and EZDRM Align to Offer DRM Integration for Smooth Streaming to PlayReady-Enabled Devices

Companies to Demonstrate Joint Solution at the 2011 Streaming Media East Show in New York, May 10-11

Zencoder Unveils Cloud-based Batch Video Encoding Feature

Content providers can now slash costs of video transcoding into HTML 5-friendly WebM

Wowza Responds to Legal Action by Adobe Systems

Wowza Reaffirms That It Does Not Infringe on Adobe's Patents and Will Continue to Engage in Skillful and Fair Competition

ClickStreamTV Unveils ClickStreamTV 5.0

Flexible. Adaptable. ClickStreamTV 5.0, the latest release from ClickStreamTV, was engineered with those two words in mind. Full of intuitive features, each employing the latest available technologies, the new ClickStreamTV 5.0 video management system is

Hollywood Heavyweights Go Social With GabCast.TV

GabCast.TV Picks Up Where YouTube & Facebook Leave Off: Creates the First Generation of Live Interactive Broadcasting

RealGravity Partners with MetaCafe to Syndicate Original Video Content

RealGravity, a new video platform that integrates syndication, publishing and monetization, announces today growth milestones and its partnership with Metacafe, the leading video entertainment site.