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April 18, 2012

Online Video News

NAB Report: Sorenson Media Declares MP4 the King

Survey of hundreds of thousands of video professionals shows the clear dominance of MP4 and H.264.

Roku Begins Selling Set-Top Boxes in Canada

Canadians now have an inexpensive way to stream to their TVs all the Netflix they can watch, as well as 100 other channels.

NAB Report: Brevity Launches V3 for Transcoding, Transport

System compresses high-resolution video files with proprietary algorithms, then transcodes them during delivery.

NAB Report: Dyyno Launches TV Everywhere Solution

Content providers can launch a service quickly with Dyyno's cloud-based multi-device streaming platform.

Wowza Brings Network DVR Functionality out of Beta

nDVR integrates well with live streaming, can be used as an asset management system

Featured Articles

NAB Report: Microsoft Offers a Window into Azure Media Services

London Olympic Games will be an early showcase for the services, which offers custom media solutions for companies with widespread delivery needs.

NAB Report: KIT Digital Unveils Social TV Platform

Tablet-based program guide offers remote control, profiles, asynchronous social networking, and a personalized EPG.

Industry News

Microsoft Announces Support for MPEG-DASH in Microsoft Media Platform

Coincident Unlocks the Power of Interactive Video with Coincident Create

New Authoring Tool Enables MSOs, TV Programmers and Advertisers to Build Interactive Video Experiences and Second-Screen Companion Apps

Eyepartner releases Electronic Program Guide (EPG) for TikiLIVE

Eyepartner has released an Electronic Program Guide (EPG) add-on for TikiLIVE, its flagship HD broadcasting platform that provides its users with a turnkey set of tools for managing live and video on demand HD streaming content.

The Fraunhofer IIS AAC Family – Ideal for MPEG DASH based Adaptive Streaming

At NAB, Fraunhofer IIS will demonstrate the benefits of its HE-AAC Multichannel and MPEG Surround Audio Codecs for Dynamic Adaptive Streaming

Anvato and EndPlay Partner to Provide Seamless Web & Video Content Management to Local Broadcasters

Anvato Inc. (, developers of video content management systems for live and on-demand video publishing, distribution and monetization in broadcast quality, today announced a partnership with EndPlay Inc.

The collaboration between Flumotion and VSN simplifies and automates live and VOD broadcasting for all connected devices

The new solution of Flumotion and VSN simplifies and integrates linear TV with connected devices for live and VOD content.

Avid Debuts Pivotal Advances in Digital, Asset-Based Workflows

Digitalsmiths and Audible Magic Team to Power Enhanced Second-Screen Viewing Experiences

Deal Integrates New Audible Magic Content ID Services into Digitalsmiths’ Seamless Discovery Platform

Haivision Simplifies Over-The-Top Cloud Transcoding and Streaming With HyperStream SaaS and Managed Services

HyperStream Provides Live Video Streaming Automation for Cloud Transcoding On Amazon EC2 and Content Delivery Over the Akamai HD Network

Fujifilm Launches Permivault Cloud Based Storage Service At 2012 National Association Of Broadcasters Show

New Service Provides Secure, Cost-Effective, Accessible Online Data Storage to Meet Any Organization’s Active Archive Storage Needs

Rovi Debuts TotalCode Enterprise 2.0

Designed to Streamline Production for Advanced Digital Delivery Formats with Support for UltraViolet, DivX Plus Streaming, Disc-to-Digital Conversion and Segment Encoding

Qumu Announces Post-Production Workflow Solution

New Qumu VCC Professional Edition empowers broadcast teams to better communicate and collaborate with video.

iStreamPlanet to Offer Live and On-Demand Video Encoding Services on Windows Azure Media Services

Industry Leading Live and VoD Workflow Services Provider Enables Content Owners and Aggregators to Dynamically Scale Live, Live Linear and On-Demand Video Transcoding and Encryption With New Cloud-Based Solution

DreamWorks Animation Joins Walmart's Disc-to-Digital Service

Current Titles from Blockbuster Family Franchises Including Shrek, Kung Fu Panda and Madagascar Available Now for Disc-to-Digital Conversion Exclusively at Walmart

Wowza Announces Inaugural Support for Windows Azure Media Services

Mushroom Networks Debuts Streamer PRO Device at 2012 NAB Show

Solution Offers Instant Video and Audio Broadcasting from Any Remote Location

Envivio Showcases TV Everywhere Solutions at NAB 2012

Demonstrations at booth SU3902 include enhancements designed specifically for broadcast and Internet TV applications

Digital Rapids Unveils Dynamic New Approach to Media Operations with Kayak Workflow Platform

Ground-breaking, powerful and flexible platform enables customers, systems integrators and software developers to design, deploy and manage efficient customized workflows.

Digital Rapids Showcases Real-World Media Workflow Breakthroughs and UltraViolet Support with Transcode Manager 2.0

Demonstrations at the 2012 NAB Show highlight new capabilities including UltraViolet Common File Format (CFF) asset creation and intelligent automation