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September 16, 2013

Online Video News

Smartphones, Tablets to Double Video Consumption in 2013: Ooyala

Quarterly report shows that mobile viewers increasingly watch long-form content on small screens.

Telestream Launches Wirecast 5 , Improves Live Video Streaming

As part of its efforts to refine the complete live streaming workflow, Telestream offers encoding and interface improvements.

Envivio Announces the Release of Muse On-Demand v3.6

Also, French cable operator Numericable is using Envivio for SD and HD services.

TiVo Demonstrates Network DVR Prototype at IBC

Hoping for operator support, TiVo shows off a cloud DVR device that extends the TiVo experience to multiple screens.

Parks Associates Survey Charts Rise of Subscription VOD

SVOD is on the rise and growing quickly: 44% of U.S. broadband homes currently subscribe.

Viacom Uses Brightcove Video Cloud for MTV, Nickelodeon Apps

MTV, Nickelodeon, and Comedy Central fans can view native video apps on iOS devices and the Xbox.

Kaltura Announces New Video Player, Leads With HTML5

Also, the OVP launches a site where developers and end-users can customize their player experience.

Sony Launches Ci Platform in Europe, Offers Cloud-Based Editing

Introduced in the United States in April, the Ci platform lets remote teams collaborate on video as soon as it's shot.

Featured Articles

Infographic: Is Over-the-Top Video a Major Game Changer for Pay TV?

Get a visual summary of the key findings from Verimatrix and StreamingMedia.com's research report surveying over 750 industry executives.

Research Report Charts the Rise and Challenges of OTT Video

An in-depth survey of over 750 media industry professionals looks at the growth of cord-shaving, the importance of rights management, and the continuing problem of bandwidth limitations.

UFC: Second-Screen Apps Help Create Informed and Engaged Fans

Companion apps do a great job of delivering content to viewers, finds the UFC, and they also help create the next generation of super-fans.

Retransmission Dispute Dominates House Video Marketplace Hearing

While the agenda was updating video marketplace laws for the mobile age, stopping pay TV blackouts stole the stage.

Industry News

Fraunhofer IIS First to Provide Product Ready Implementations of Extended HE-AAC For Digital Radio Mondiale

Fraunhofer IIS is leading the innovation of audio codec technology for the next generation of digital radio with Extended HE-AAC (xHE-AAC).

AEG Digital Media Brings Live Broadcasting to the Cloud

AEGDM enables global transmission of live content utilizing Amazon Web Services

Envivio Enhances Multi-screen Content Protection with Microsoft and Civolution Technologies

Envivio Muse transcoders and Envivio Halo network media processor offer unique functionalities for advanced any-screen applications

VidCheck Speeds Quality Control Workflows with FileCatalyst Partner Integration

FileCatalyst announces partnership agreement with VidCheck for accelerated transfer speeds in the VidChecker solution.

Comigo Duo Box Galvanizes the TV Market

Comigo launches its new generation of set-top-boxes to deliver an advanced set of functionality as part of a highly intuitive and exciting TV experience.

Zixi LLC Announces Zixi Ramp at IBC 2013

Cloud-based video delivery system uses Internet to revolutionize video distribution

iStreamPlanet Ships Aventus Cloud-Based Live Video Workflow Solution

Microsoft Azure and NBC Sports Digital Will Use Aventus to Stream NBC Sports Group Programming

EVS Selects Brightcove's Zencoder Service to Power Video On-demand Second Screen Content

Brightcove’s high-performance Zencoder cloud-based encoding service empowers EVS’ wide-ranging sports and entertainment broadcast customers to offer audiences a near real-time companion viewing experience.

Fraunhofer Presents MPEG-DASH Streaming with HEVC and 7.1 HE-AAC at IBC

Fraunhofer’s IBC presentations that include multi-screen, dynamic ad insertion and encryption technologies, embrace the MPEG-DASH standard.

Elemental Powers Cloud Video Processing for Access Digital Entertainment

Australian OTT leader uses Elemental Cloud to dynamically scale video processing capacity

Network Recordings Seamlessly Integrated, Easily Searchable via the Brilliant TiVo User Interface

Central Component in Transitioning Operators to Full IP Offering; Provides Next Generation TV Everywhere Solution to Operators

Harmonic and Tata Communications Power HEVC-Enabled Video Transcoding and Delivery Service as Industry Moves to Ultra HD

Telestream Announces Major Wirecast 5 Release

Wirecast delivers its most significant upgrade yet including x264 encoding, a redesigned user interface, program feed output and much more

Padcaster Launches a ‘Mini’ Kickstarter Campaign

Digital Rapids Unveils New Format Support, Features and Workflow Advances for Highly-Acclaimed Media Processing Platform

x264 and DPP support, mixed-platform workflows and advanced video processing tools top broad list of new features and formats for Digital Rapids Transcode Manager 2.0 media processing software and Kayak workflow platform

FileCatalyst Integrates with Telestream to Speed Delivery of Video Content in All Environments

Unlimi-Tech Software Inc.'s FileCatalyst and Telestream announce integration to provide secure, high-speed distribution of file-based media under automated Vantage workflow control.

Sigma Designs Expands Conditional Access Portfolio with Verimatrix Advanced Security

Witbe launches enhanced CDN monitoring

New test appliance and support for MPEG-DASH introduced at IBC for CDN operators and Service Providers to deliver quality OTT video services

BuyDRM To Provide DRM Technology For AB Groupe's Ambitious French S-VOD Platform JOOK Video

KeyOS Platform provides content encryption and license management for iOS and Android users as well as Mac/PC secured video player.

Anton/Bauer Portable Solutions to Power Business Partner Stands During IBC 2013

Anton/Bauer is pleased to announce that its products will power gear in several manufacturer stands during the 2013 IBC Show.

Digital Rapids Unleashes StreamZ Live 4000EX Advanced Multiscreen Encoder

Available immediately, the StreamZ Live 4000EX combines unsurpassed quality and multi-format flexibility with advanced fault-tolerant reliability, performance and control for premium live and linear multiscreen encoding applications.

Eyepartner’s TikiLive Can Now Stream Premium Content as an Official Dish Network Private Cable Operator

Harmonic Announces Interoperability of MediaGrid Storage System With Adobe Anywhere for Video

Cedexis Radar Upgrade Simplifies Cloud Performance Comparisons and SLA Compliance Monitoring

Upgraded reporting and data granularity enable unprecedented website and mobile app performance analysis, inclusive of cloud and CDN performance impact on end-user experience

First Study on Smart TV Ad Effectiveness, Reveals Interactive Ad Formats Increase Brand Engagement

YuMe-LG research shows positive consumer attitudes toward Smart TV advertising in U.S

Front Porch Digital's DIVArchive Becomes First Content Storage Management System to Restore Partial JPEG 2000 Files