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September 15, 2014

Online Video News

Elemental Intros Delta, Aims to Simplify Multiscreen Delivery

It's a mobile video world, and Elemental promises to ease video complexity, add time-shifting services, and reduce costs with Delta.

Sony Demonstrates a Live 4K Video Over IP Production System

Partnering with Level 3, Sony offers a vision for the future of live broadcast production, one that saves money and builds in flexibility.

Harmonic Simplifies Media Orchestration With Polaris Suite

Trading hardware for software-based solutions, Harmonic is promoting Polaris at IBC, a suite that streamlines playout management.

Brightcove Debuts Perform Platform for Creating Video Players

Lightweight, fast, and developer-friendly, Perform is an enterprise-grade video player in a standalone service.

Microsoft Azure Media Services Adds HD Live Streaming

Telestream Wirecast, Newtek Tricaster, and JW Player now integrate with the cloud-based Azure platform.

Beamr Improves Streaming Video Optimization with Beamr 2.0

The bitrate-reduction solution gains a browser-based web dashboard and multicore video processing support.

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.

Limelight Launches Orchestrate for Media and Broadcasters

Content owners will be able to bring live and on-demand video to online viewers faster, while removing complexity and integrating with current workflows.

Featured Articles

TV Will Move to IP in Two Years, Says Imagine CEO Charlie Vogt

Imagine Communications launches a software management platform to transition broadcasters to IP delivery; partners with Microsoft Azure.

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.

The iPhone Gets Supersized, But How Will Video Look on It?

Content owners already following Apple's HLS encoding recommendations should have nothing to fear from the iPhone 6 Plus's larger, sharper screen.

Industry News

Broadpeak Joins the Nokia Networks' AppFactory to Optimize Its Live TV Delivery Solution for Mobile Networks

Designed to Optimize Live TV Delivery Over LTE Networks, Solution Aims to Combine Nokia Networks' Liquid Applications With Broadpeak nanoCDN

Telestream Wirecast Launches New Live Streaming Capabilities for Microsoft Azure Media Services

Azure Media and Wirecast are now fully integrated with a built-in destination that makes it quick and easy to send content from Wirecast to Azure

JVC Partners With Wowza to Deliver Integration Between Streaming ProHD Camcorders, Wowza Streaming Engine

Frost and Sullivan TCO Analysis Highlights Advantages of SaaS-Based Live Video Multiscreen Solutions Elastic Scalability, Evolving Feature Sets and Rapid Time to Market Cited as Cost Advantages over Traditional Hardware Solutions

At IBC today, iStreamPlanet is announcing the availability of a new whitepaper by Frost & Sullivan that provides content owners and distributors a framework and analysis of the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of cloud-based live encoding services

NeuMovie Selects Comigo to Power its UltraViolet Retailer Device NeuMovie Connect

Comigo Increases Presence In U.S. Market With Innovative New Service Deployment

ITV to Invest in Believe Entertainment Group, a Leading Producer of Premium Digital Content

XenData Unveils Amazon Cloud Storage Support for Entire Digital Video Archive Server Range at IBC 2014

XenData, the global provider of digital video archive solutions to the media and entertainment industry, today announces that it will be showcasing a broad range of digital video archiving solutions and enhanced connectivity at this year’s IBC 2014, inclu

Vindico Offers Free License to Publishers for Industry Leading Viewability and Verification Technology

Invites Industry to Increase Transparency Around Digital Ad Quality with Adtricity

Matrox and Kontron Collaborate to Deliver Cloud Computing Platforms to OEMs of High Density Video Acquisition and Transcoding Systems

Kontron integrates Matrox X.mio3 LP SDI cards into Symkloud MS2910 platforms to provide an unprecedented number of input/output channels with advanced hardware processing in a compact system design

RR Media and deltatre to Engage Viewers with Full Ecosystem of Sports Media Services

RR Media and detatre partner to deliver a complete solution consisting of a full ecosystem of services to acquire, prepare, manage, distribute and monetize interactive and engaging sport content.

Imagine Communications Unveils End-to-End, Turnkey Services Portfolio

Offering includes network design, commission, proactive monitoring, project management and concierge client services