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February 09, 2015

Online Video News

Netflix to Launch Service in Japan, First Expansion to Asia

The company will open an office in Tokyo to build relationships with consumer electronics companies and local filmmakers.

Taboola Raises $117M in Series E; Fidelity Leads the Round

The content recommendation company closes its biggest funding round yet, and will expand globally with new personalized experiences.

Akamai Streamed to 800,000 Viewers Per Minute During Super Bowl

NBC and Akamai streamed to 1.3 million concurrent users at peak, but those looking for a rich online experience were disappointed.

Forrester Report on Enterprise Video Platforms Praises Kaltura

The research firm used 24 criteria to score the most significant enterprise video platform providers, ranking them in 3 wave analyses.

Featured Articles

iOgrapher Brings Simple Video Production to Cash-Strapped Schools

With an iPad, an iOgrapher, and a few accessories, schools and even news networks are learning how strong the results of mobile shooting can be.

Sony: First Live 4K Football or Baseball Game Will Be a Milestone

When will viewers finally take notice of the benefits of 4K video? When they can stream a live football or baseball game in glorious ultra-high definition.

How the NFL Diagrams In-House and Remote Video Workflows

When millions of football fans are watching the output, the NFL can't afford to make a mistake. Here's how it tackles the problem of complicated workflows.

Industry News

Streaming Video Alliance Founding Members Set the Course for the Future of Online Video at Inaugural Meeting in New York City

Industry Leaders from Across the Online Video Ecosystem Convened This Week to Set Working Group Agendas and Advance the Goal to Create the Open Architecture for Streaming Video

Jumptuit Launches Support For Vimeo

Jumptuit Enables Consumers, Through One Interface, to Instantly Access Video From Vimeo, Other Cloud Services and on Devices

GoPro Channel Coming to Roku Streaming Platform

World's Most Engaging User Generated Content Coming to Millions of Roku Customers

Vilynx Launches Intelligent In-line Video Ad Insertion Technology for Digital Publishers

First-to-market in-line video ad preview technology leverages viewers’ video browsing habits to offer online publishers new revenue opportunities

Telestream To Introduce New Dynamic Ad Insertion Software and Showcase Advancements in Transcoding, Workflow Automation & Live Streaming at NAB 2015

Vantage Adds Support for New Media and Camera Formats; New Versions of Episode, Wirecast

Independent Research Firm Cites Sonic Foundry as a Leader in Enterprise Video Platforms and Webcasting

Mediasite Enterprise Video Platform recognized for its ‘great webcasting player’ and ‘portal and content management capabilities’ in new report

Imagine Communications Drives Industry Transition to UHD/4K in Collaboration with Sony’s Networked Media Interface Initiative

Industry-backed initiative resolves key technology challenges to provide UHD/4K baseband signals over IP

TNDV Provides Turnkey Mobile Production for Debut of “Skyville Live” Music Series

Multiple camera feeds, real-time social media integration and three live streams among the key production initiatives for the live music series

Harmonic Transforms Video Delivery Bringing Ultra HD and Intelligent Function Integration to New Electra X Advanced Media Processor Family

Harmonic's PURE Compression Engine™ Enables Unparalleled Compression and Format Diversity While Delivering Superior Video Quality at Minimum Bandwidth

Haivision Continues EMEA Expansion with New Customer Wins, Expanded Headquarters in Germany, and Increased Sales and Channel Support

New Customers Include Airbus, CAE, London Metropolitan Police, Macmillan Publishers and RSM International

Inca Networks Powers 150 Channel Digital Cable TV Service in North Dakota, Positions ILEC for Multiscreen Future