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September 10, 2012

Online Video News

Encoding.com Launches EDC Private Cloud, Targets Premium Content

Will the major Hollywood studios warm up to cloud encoding? Encoding.com plans to disrupt the market.

mDialog Offers Hyper-Targeted Ads for Online Video

Targeting gets granular, as mDialog offers ads customized down to the specific viewer.

Brightcove Announces Live Cloud Transcoding and Instant Play

Just one month from its Zencoder acquisition, Brightcove is already benefiting. Also announces Widevine DRM encryption.

Livestream Doubles Down on Hardware with Studio HD500

The Studio HD500 is an $8,500 hardware switcher with broadcast-level bells and whistles, and it can stream to other services besides Livestream.

Featured Articles

Comparing and Configuring Live Streaming Encoders with AOL

Watch this presentation to learn everything you need to know about creating live video streams of events from AOL's in-house expert.

How to Deliver Low-Cost Captions on Live Webcasts

Lockheed Martin explains how it webcasts to all employees at once, even the hearing impaired.

Google TV Devices Race to the Bottom

New units hit the market offering lower prices, but pared-down features. Will we see a Google TV price war for the holidays?

Industry News

Digital Rapids Announces Upcoming Support for MPEG-DASH Specification

iStreamPlanet Moves to the Cloud

Scalable Cloud-Based Video-Streaming Workflow Helps Customers Keep Up With Digital Proliferation

NewTek Showcases Significantly Expanded TriCaster Family

Company now offers the industry’s most complete, multi-camera video production solutions for any need and every budget

Digital Rapids Announces Extensive Industry Support and New Partnerships for Kayak Workflow Platform

Over 20 new third-party partners and alliances, ranging from technology and solutions providers to systems integration specialists, have joined the Kayak ecosystem.

Digital Rapids Announces Upcoming Support for MPEG-DASH Specification

New universal adaptive bit rate (ABR) streaming specification will be supported in upcoming new live and on-demand media transformation and workflow solutions.

Matrox Announces Professional Video Streaming and Recording Appliance at IBC 2012

Matrox Monarch Provides Simultaneous Live Web Streaming and High-Quality Video Recording

Shapeshifter speeds up media exchange with FileCatalyst

Shapeshifter, a media post-production house, has implemented FileCatalyst to enable exchange of large media files.

Concurrent Expands eFactor Content Protection with AuthenTec

Concurrent announced it has teamed with AuthenTec to enable service and content providers to protect their high value content from piracy when consumers view it using Android and Apple iOS tablets, smartphones, and other mobile devices.

Rovi Licenses MainConcept Video Codec and SDK for Windows Azure Cloud-Based Video Services

High Quality H.264 Codec to Support Companies Using Windows Azure to Power On-Demand and Live Streaming Video Applications

Fraunhofer IIS Presents 5.1 Surround Streaming with HE-aaC on android 4.1 at IBC

Native HE-aaC multichannel support enables streaming service providers and broadcasters to offer high-quality surround audio to the home theater through android phones and tablets

International Datacasting Corporation Unveils Evolution in Video Content Delivery at IBC 2012

Telestream Increases Workflow Capabilities with Key Partnerships and Integrations

Vantage intelligent workflow automation platform embraced by five industry leaders, providing more comprehensive file-based workflow solutions

Telestream Extends Live Streaming Production Reach with Wirecast 4.2

Adds integrated support for Matrox VS4 and the MXO2 family plus more Blackmagic capture support; enables virtual camera output as direct source input for Skype and Google Hangouts; extends reach to gamers with custom canvas sizes

SSL Features "Live-Recorder" at IBC 2012

New SSL “Live-Recorder” Systems Deliver Up to 128 Channels of Ultra-reliable Live, Location or Broadcast Recording

ANT adds social media and associated content to streaming application

ANT, an established provider of software and services for the delivery of digital TV, today announced the latest features to be added to its multiscreen app, ANT Galio Move.

VideoBlocks.com Secures $10.5 Million Series A Funding to Fuel Growing Stock Video and Music Business

With Five Million Clips Downloaded, Company is Gaining Subscribers and Poised to Disrupt Market. In Recognition of Success, VideoBlocks.com Named as #4 Fastest Growing Media Company by Inc. Magazine

Wowza Vice President Chris Knowlton to Co-Present Streaming Media Session at WFX 2012

Expert Panel to Discuss How Houses of Worship Can Get Started With Streaming Media Technology

Broadpeak Optimizes Live OTT Video Delivery With Revolutionary nanoCDN Technology

Broadpeak, a leading provider of content delivery networks (CDN) and video-on-demand (VOD) servers for cable, IPTV, OTT, and hybrid TV operators worldwide, today launched nanoCDN, a revolutionary CDN technology that leverages home networks to dramatically

Kaltura Launches Next Generation Solutions for Cross-Device Video Delivery

By enhancing mobile, tablet, set-top box, and TV cross-delivery capabilities with new Google TV Application, Xbox Integration, Native iOS and Android SDKs and Reference Applications, Kaltura enables customers to deliver seamless, high-quality video to aud

Akamai Unveils Sola Media Solutions Portfolio

Cloud-based Services Unify the Delivery, Workflow and Monetization of Video

Vizrt enhances Viz Media Engine and integrates with Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 software

More than Half of NFL Teams Rely on Sorenson Media to Deliver Top-Quality Video Content Online

• NFL Teams Use Sorenson Squeeze for a Broad Range of Video Content, from On-the-Field Footage to Pre- and Post-Game Interviews • Sorenson Media’s Gold-Standard Squeeze Encoding Engine Provides an Unequaled Combination of Quality, Versatility and Ease o

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Deploys Dejero LIVE+ Mobile App to 100 News Reporters

CBC continues its innovative approach to content production by providing news reporters with the ability to broadcast live video from an iPhone.

Telestream Announces Partner Integrations for Episode Video Encoder

Direct export from Adobe Premiere Pro and integration with axle 1.0 media management software bring Episode’s extensive range of high-quality video encoding capabilities to more users

Livestream Enters the Switcher Market with Livestream Studio HD500

A truly portable, all-in-one live HD production switcher

LiveU Introduces its Handheld LU40-S Device for Broadcasters at IBC2012

Latest version of LU40 product series includes LiveU's powerful proprietary internal antenna, low latency, store and forward, file transfer capabilities and under one minute boot-up time

Xstream Launches Operations in North America

Xstream keeps growing and today announces their ambitious plans in offering their services and unique software to the North American market.

Envivio Introduces New Higher Density 4Caster G4 Encoding Appliance

New 2RU platform for Envivio Muse encoding software increases density and flexibility, lowers costs

TalkPoint partners with Wainhouse Research for Collaborate! series webinar “Winning Streaming Video Converts in the Workplace” to provide streaming video adoption best practices

Webcasting end users from McDonald’s and Raytheon to discuss benefits of online video for their businesses

Church of Champions Streams Live Services to Internet and Growing Network of Affiliate Churches With Haivision's KulaByte(TM)

KulaByte(TM) Internet Encoder Consistently Provides Reliable, High-Quality Video Streams to Multiple Platforms and Audiences

AP Launches 24/7 Live News Service for Digital Publishers via Online Video Delivery Platform

Bridge Technologies Debuts Advanced Reporting Capability for VBC Controller-server

Bridge Technologies has released a new advanced reporting engine for its VBC controller-server.

Vizrt and never.no join forces to bring social media tools to broadcasters

never.no and Vizrt Inc. announce a partnership to bring a comprehensive suite of social media tools to the broadcast industry. These tools engage the audience while providing broadcasters the means to take full advantage of this new source of content and