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April 08, 2015

Online Video News Mixes On-Prem and Cloud With Hybrid Offering

Keep larger, higher-value files in-house, while moving other encoding jobs to the cloud in times of peak demand.

Akamai Acquires Octoshape in an All-Cash Transaction

Octoshape's global delivery and video optimization technologies will help Akamai deal with large network traffic increases in the future.

JW Player Updates HTML5 Video Report, Finds Broad H.264 Support

Much has changed since the iPad was released five years ago, with HTML5 video maturing across all platforms.

Roku Updates Roku 3 With Voice Search, Roku 2 With Faster Engine

In addition, Roku set-top-box owners will get updated software with channel search and a way to follow new movie releases.

Featured Articles

Pre-Flight Drone Training: Streaming Media East Preview

Scott Strimple offers a sneak preview of his full-day Streaming Media University workshop, Pre-Flight Drone Training: Best Practices for Aerial Video, which takes place May 11, 2015 at the New York Hilton Midtown at Streaming Media East.

How to Build Online Video Players

This guide explains the many options and features available for video playback, and details the coding required to create video players for any platform.

Welcome to Our Dojo

It's time for online video ninjas to overthrow the established order of broadcast television. Streaming Media's publisher offers an introduction to our annual Sourcebook.

How to Deepen Viewer Engagement With Second Screen Experiences

TV viewers are watching with a tablet or smartphone in-hand. Offering the right online content can help keep them invested in the show.

Industry News

Comcast Selects Elemental to support Advanced DVR Services

Cloud-based offering supported by Elemental video processing and Cisco UCS deployments

72andSunny Partners with Aspera for Cloud-based Media Management and Collaboration

Modern Full-service Design and Advertising Company Selects Aspera’s Patented FASP Technology as the High-speed File Transfer Backbone for Cloud-based Media Workflow

Piksel Delivers Complete Set of Solutions and Services for Online Video Success at NAB 2015

Piksel will showcase its full service capabilities alongside its award-winning product suite at NAB 2015

Envivio Guru Network Management System Offers Best-In-Class Monitoring, Control and Failover Mechanisms to Manage Video Operations Worldwide

The Industry’s Network ‘Guru’ Monitors, Troubleshoots and Provides Redundancy Features for Cable, IPTV, Satellite and OTT Networks

Clearleap and IRIS.TV Partner to Bring Dynamic Personalization for OTT

Adaptive Stream to Offer Personalized, In-Video Recommendations for Multiscreen Platforms

Tablo Delivers Live and Recorded OTA TV to Amazon Fire TV and Android TV Set-Top Boxes

Live Preview of Redesigned Roku Interface Also Now Available

TVU Networks and Bitcentral Partner to Deliver Integrated File Transfer and Asset Management Solution for Broadcasters

Enhanced Workflow Helps Reporters and Video Journalists Save Time and Be More Productive by Automatically Wirelessly Transferring Files Over IP from the Field to the Station

Tektronix Paving the Way to 4K at NAB 2015

From 4K QC and Analysis to New Closed Captioning and File-Based Monitoring Solutions, Tektronix’ Broad Portfolio Addresses Broadcasters Top Challenges