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April 13, 2015

Online Video News

Kaltura Offers Universal DRM Solution for Multi-Platform Playback

With Chrome support for Silverlight about to end, Kaltura introduces a bridge that lets customers transition content over time.

Neon Demonstrates Live Video Thumbnail Creation Service at NAB

Neon Live will create optimized thumbnails for live streams each minute. The company will preview with Brightcove at NAB.

Ooyala Debuts Ooyala IQ, Revised Analytics Tool to Drive Revenue

Currently in closed beta, the platform lets publishers offer advanced viewer targeting for higher ad rates. 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.

Adobe to Highlight a More Robust Primetime Offering at NAB

Major League Baseball is partnering with Adobe this season, and served 2.7M live video streams on opening day.

Featured Articles

Managing Video Technology Stack Costs: Is Your Data Really “Big”?

If you've got lots of video, you've got lots of data, and the best way to maximize the value of that data is with a "strategy first" approach

Video Streaming Issues Often Due to Viewer Setup Problems: M-Go

It's hard for viewers to stream ultra-HD video when their access point is far from their television, but they don't always understand that.

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

LiveU Unveils its MultiPoint Cloud-Based IP Video Distribution Service

Seamlessly integrates into broadcasters’ LiveU Central workflow with no additional hardware to enable sharing of high-quality live video between multiple broadcast facilities over the public Internet

New 4SeTV Streaming Device Brings Four-in-One Viewing Experience to Tablets, Smartphones, Big Screen TVs

Networked TV Tuner Eliminates Missed Plays, Social Media Spoilers

Disney/ABC Television Group Announces Transition to an IP-Based "Virtual Master Control" for Linear Broadcast Operations

First major network transition to cloud playout solution for enhanced revenue generation, efficiency and flexibility

THIS TECHNOLOGY Debuts Major Upgrade To First-To-Market Alternate Content Solution, Addressing Regionalized Content Delivery Complexity

SwitchStream 3.0 introduces Audit Central, Event Dashboard and Map View features to give MVPDs and programmers verification reporting and efficient control of alternate content events.

Osprey by Variosystems to Unveil New Innovations at 2015 NAB Show

New Osprey Ceylon encoding software, Osprey Black line of converters and peripherals, and much-anticipated Linux drivers will be introduced at the exhibit

Volicon's New Observer OTT Gives Broadcasters a Powerful Tool for Monitoring of Quality of Experience for OTT Services

Observer OTT Makes It Easy to Verify Integrity of OTT Feeds as Consumed on Mobile Devices and to Test Apps Through Which Content Is Viewed

Tulix Systems Offers End-to-End Live Multichannel Service for OTT

Tulix Systems is announcing a new release of its live multichannel service solution, often times called IPTV, for OTT (over the top) operators.

1 Beyond Announces U-Switch Appliance & Player, Which Lets Viewers Select Camera Angle While Watching Multi-Cam Online Video

A new technology for watching and producing multi-camera events online; no production switching or post editing; users choose camera angle as they watch

Over-the-Top Video Workflows, Business Models, and Apps Get Special Focus at Streaming Media East Conference

Program will include speakers from Amazon Lab 126, Roku, Microsoft, Google, MLBAM, Starz, Discovery, NBC Sports Group, NBCUniversal, Sling Media, and many more

New Social TV Survey Shows Twitter May Be Losing Ground to Facebook

On Back of Record Growth, Beamly Unveils 'Frictionless Fun' to Give TV Fans Easy Ways to Engage with Their Favorite Shows 24x7

Millennials Now Have '1-click' Experiences to Engage with Sentiments, Polls, Quizzes and Animated Stickers With Seamless Sharing Across Social Networks

Axle Video Launches New Mobile Editing App, Major Software Update, Acquires Editing Interoperability Products

At NAB 2015, showcases workgroup-connected iPad/iPhone editing, next gen "radically simple" media management; takes on Transfer FCP and Transfer AE products from Boris FX

Aframe Unveils True Cloud Editing in Collaboration with Adobe Anywhere at NAB 2015

Combined technologies enable broadcasters and content producers to edit large-scale video projects remotely and securely and eliminate large capital outlay for infrastructure/equipment