October 29, 2014
Online Video News
Amazon Intros Fire TV Stick, Competes with Google Chromecast
The TV device market is getting crowded, but that didn't stop Amazon from unveiling its second device, this one a compact stick with remote.
Aereo, Again in Court, Dealt Another Setback by Federal Judge
The startup is now barred from streaming live broadcasts nationwide, but could still find a business with time-shifted content.
Roku Takes in $25M in Funding, Remains Tight-Lipped About It
Is the company staying quiet about new funding because it's planning an IPO? The Wall Street Journal says Roku plans to go public.
Chrome's API Shutdown Spells Trouble for Smooth Streaming
Google is phasing out support for the Netscape Plugin API in the coming months, so Smooth Streaming providers need to come up with a strategy soon.
Looking at the Future of Video Encoding With Sorenson Media
Sorenson introduced Squeeze 10 and Squeeze Server 3 today. We conducted a Q&A with Sorenson's general manager to hear how the company is responding to new formats and codecs.
U of Chicago: 3 Challenges Creating Massive Open Online Courses
MOOCs are bringing education to a wider group of learners, but creating them leads to growing pains within the university.
NBC Sports Group Looks to Block the Ad-Blockers for Live Video
Is there a way to short-circuit video ad blockers and ensure video ad delivery? The future of the industry depends on it.
Haivision Launches New Features for the Calypso Multi-Source Media Recording and Distribution Platform
Addresses Situational Awareness, Training and Research Applications in Enterprise and Government Organizations
Telestream Announces ScreenFlow 5.0 Screen Recording and Editing Software
New features include support for iOS recording, batch export, Wistia publishing, and more
Qumu Teams with JCS Consulting Group to Develop New Jive Integration
Integration brings advanced video capability to Jive’s enterprise communication and collaboration