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September 10, 2014

Online Video News

Online Viewing Now Almost Level With Traditional TV: Ericsson

A sweeping report on viewing habits finds that people turn to online sources for entertainment nearly as often as they turn to the TV.

Kaltura Debuts OTT TV, End-to-End Pay TV Solution

Using OTT expertise it gained from its Tvinci acquisition, Kaltura moves beyond its video-on-demand focus to include live and linear TV.

Verimatrix Improves Streaming Options in Pay TV Security Solution

With VCAS Ultra, publishers can meet UHD security demands while streaming to a wider variety of platforms.

Adobe Primetime Brings DRM Protection to HTML5 Firefox Browsers

A missing component isn't missing any longer, as Adobe promises additional browser support coming later this year.

Featured Articles

Bit by Bit, Europe Leads the Way in Data Roaming Charges

A move by the European Union to control data roaming rates could lead to streaming throughput improvements that benefit mobile video.

With Sesame Go, Sesame Street Finds a Home Online

It's Netflix for nursery school: Sesame Workshop partnered with Kaltura to create a low-priced all-you-can-stream service that engages as it educates.

Editor's Note

How to Win the Piracy War: Offer Premium Content at a Fair Price

The video industry has learned from the music industry's mistakes: Fight online piracy by offering easy access and affordable pricing.

Industry News

Broadcom Announces World’s First Single-chip Hybrid Direct Broadcast Satellite Terrestrial and IP Devices for Set-top Boxes with Integrated HEVC and MoCA 2.0

New Family of SoCs Provides Broadcasters with Spectrum-efficient Content Upgrade Path Including Latest Advanced Video Compression Technology

Volicon and Nexidia to Co-host Webinar on Closed-Captioning Quality Compliance Rules and Solutions

Sept. 23 Webinar Featuring Turner Broadcasting's Ken Brady Will Outline New FCC Rules, Examine Real-World Deployment of Automated Compliance Solution

Aspera Partners with EVS and Elemental to Bring Unprecedented Second Screen Video Streaming to Millions of Sports Fans Worldwide

New cloud-based service delivers near-real time HD content to global sports fans

TVU Networks and Vislink to launch fully-integrated microwave and cellular IP mobile transmission Solution at IBC 2014

Joint live video transmission backpack dynamically aggregates bandwidth from cellular and microwave connections to offer superior resiliency

Ooyala Now Powering Premium Content Delivery to Presto on Chromecast Devices

Australia’s Presto using Ooyala technology to deliver movie entertainment service via Chromecast

LiveU Presents its New LU200 Ultra-Small Newsgathering Bonding Device with Unmatched Performance

The LU200 offers a very attractive price point and an easy-to-use solution for every broadcaster camera, integrated with LiveU’s cloud-based platform

AOL Expands Premium Offerings; Introduces Road Devil Interstitial for Mobile

Redefines Premium: Context, Data-Driven and Cross Screen – at Scale

Snipper and VidiGo launch cost-effective social TV solution

VideoFlow brings together new innovative technologies to create VIA CONNECT for professional video quality over unmanaged networks

Cloud power toolset cuts costs for broadcasters, telcos and OTTs

Winners Announced for the 4th Annual Streamy Awards

RRsat Announces Rebrand to RR Media Reflecting its Global Ecosystem of Digital Media Services

Unveils its scalable and innovative media service platform, smart global distribution network and enhanced media centers enabling broadcasters and content owners to offer richer viewing experiences, increase audiences and create new revenue generating opp

Transfer content back to the station or cloud with FS-H Portable Recorders’ built-in FTP

VITEC’s New Portable Recorder Firmware Provides FTP Transfer Feature for Uploading Recorded Clips and Snapshots to a Remote Server

SeaChange Cloud Adrenalin Selected by BBC Worldwide for BBC Store

SeaChange has been selected to provide a complete managed service based on its SeaChange Cloud Adrenalin™service that will enable BBC Worldwide to make available TV content online for purchase via BBC Store