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September 17, 2014

Online Video News

Piksel Mosaic Promises 'Hyper-Personalization' on Every Device

Modular proof-of-concept application offers video recommendations based on the time of day, location of the viewer, and the device used.

Viewers Go Short on Mobile Devices, Long on Connected TVs: Ooyala

The latest quarterly Global Video Index shows that viewers watch desktop videos far longer when skies are rainy.

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.

Featured Articles

HEVC: Are We There Yet?

If you've spent any time at NAB or IBC, you'd think that HEVC is ready for prime time. The reality is that, for almost every use case, it's nowhere close.

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.

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

Dyn Releases Internet Intelligence Solution Providing An Unprecedented View Of Internet Performance

The World’s Largest Internet Sensor Grid facilitates Internet Monitoring, Analysis, and Planning

Roku Sets New TV Streaming Milestones; Passes 10 Million Players Sold in U.S. as Popularity Continues to Surge

TiVo grows Opera TV Store in U.S. market

HTML5 app platform accelerates viewer reach with cable operator roll-outs

VSP Surpasses 1 Billion Monthly Views On YouTube

VSP Group, the largest YouTube Multi-channel Network outside of North America, has surpassed 1 billion monthly views and is focusing more resources to expand outside of the Russian speaking market it currently dominates.

Oracle Buys Front Porch Digital

Adds Leading Solution for Managing Massive Amounts of Rich Media Content to Oracle’s Comprehensive Storage Portfolio

iStreamPlanet Announces Delivery of Turnkey Live Video Multiscreen Services with Level 3 -- Aventus SaaS with Level 3 Video Cloud Services Offer Scalability and Faster Time to Market Advantage

iStreamPlanet is announcing today that it is working with Level 3 Communications to provide end-to-end multiscreen services for media and entertainment companies.

NewTek Unveils TalkShow: Video Calling Production System for Television Studios and Live Video Producers

New studio-grade system enables broadcasters and video producers to engage with millions of remote experts and guest commentators using live Skype video call

Kaltura and Harmonic Collaborate on End-to-End, Cloud Based, Video Infrastructure that Combines a Virtual Headend and a Complete Service Delivery Platform

Provides OTT and broadcast service providers with new ways to deploy an all cloud-based TV service featuring linear TV, VOD, catch-up, start-over and nPVR content

Extreme Reach Releases Advertising Industry's First End-to-End Technology Solution for TV + Digital Video Convergence

Enhances industry-standard video platform by offering a single, streamlined solution to facilitate industry-wide shift towards video convergence

A+E Networks and Cisco Collaborate on Rating Technology for N-Screen TV

Piksel Wins IBC 2014 Best of Show Award for Piksel Mosaic

Piksel Mosaic wins NewBay Media’s IBC 2014 Best of Show Award from TVBEurope

Mirror Image Announces Commercial Availability of Publisher 5.0 with New Video Management Features, New User Interface and Public API

Gives Professional Broadcasters More Control of Video Assets and Global Delivery with a Patented, Dynamic Delivery Network

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Blackmagic Design announces Videohub Update 6.0

Major new software for Videohub routers, replaces old control and setup utilities with new modern and stylish designed software tools for both Mac OS X and Windows computers.

Blackmagic Design announces new Blackmagic MultiView 16

Blackmagic Design today announced Blackmagic MultiView 16, the world’s first native Ultra HD multi viewer that allows customers to use the new large screen Ultra HD televisions and Ultra HD monitors for displaying images at twice the resolution of an HD m

Front Porch Digital and Imagine Communications Ink Deal That Adds Storage and Archiving to Imagine Communications' DAM Service

Front Porch Digital, the global leader in cloud-based content storage management (CSM) solutions, and Imagine Communications, a market leader of media software and video infrastructure solutions serving the global broadcast, multichannel video programming

RR Media and Harmonic Team Up To Explore Next Generation Virtual Media Management and Delivery Solution

The partnership will allow RR Media to offer fully virtual end-to-end, managed and cost-effective media services

Streambox Announces Avenir Mini 3 and Avenir Mini 3c Mobile Encoders

The Avenir Mini 3 ships with 5 embedded modems, integrated Wi-Fi and a high gain antenna to significantly increase signal strength and ensure fast connectivity. These small devices have the ability to bond multiple IP networks including 3G, 4G, Wi-Fi, Int

Streambox Announces Avenir Micro for Live HD Streaming From Inside Cameras and Integrated Devices

New products shown at IBC include the Avenir Micro, an extremely small bonding encoder designed to be embedded directly into cameras, small low power mobile devices and OEM equipment to capture and transmit HD video in real time. The Streambox Drone Encod

iStreamPlanet Demonstrates Aventus Live Video Encoding and Multiscreen Packaging Service at IBC 2014--Feature Updates Include Nielsen Audience Tracking and Enhanced Real-time Telemetry

iStreamPlanet is announcing at IBC 2014 today the company is demonstrating new features in the Aventus service. Upgrades to the service are focused on supporting top line revenue opportunities and the bottom line value of the service for content owners an