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April 11, 2016

Online Video News

Yahoo Live Streaming 180 MLB Games During 2016, One Each Day

Live video is still a priority on Yahoo, as the site will stream 180 games for free. All 30 MLB teams will be shown in April's matchups.

Facebook Enhances Live Video Tools with Group and Event Support

The social network debuts a range of live video features, putting live streaming at the heart of its mobile experience.

Ooyala Promises Faster Performance With HTML5 Video Player

With multi-device support and an open framework that connects to multiple ad services and analytics platforms, this player is designed to be a time-saver.

Twitter to Stream 10 NFL Thursday Games Without Authentication

The NFL is furthering its online video experiment. Its deal with Twitter will boost global viewership while improving broadcast ad distribution.

Featured Articles

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How to Choose the Optimal Data Rate for Live Streaming

As a rule, higher data rates equal better quality. But there comes a tipping point where the extra quality might not be worth the extra cost.

How to Encode and Deliver to Multiple ABR Formats

Use a single adaptive group, packaged differently for different targets, to keep encoding and storage costs down.

Industry News

Dish's Hopper 3 DVR now supports Netflix in Ultra HD 4K

MediaSilo Releases Video Security Product for Instant Visual Watermarking

SafeStream is first on-demand, real-time watermarking service for securing video content online

VITEC to Feature New 4K HEVC Encoder and Streaming Innovations at NAB

VITEC increases HEVC lineup with new appliances and enhancements to their industry focused solutions

VITEC Partners With Renewed Vision™ for Industry-Leading Worship Solution

VITEC’s House of Worship Streaming Solution Integrates With Renewed Vision ProVideoServer™ to Enable Live Streaming/Recording Capabilities for Multicampus Churches

Telestream Debuts Telestream Cloud, High Quality SaaS (software-as-a-service) for Video Encoding in the Cloud

Telestream Introduces ProRes Support to Telestream Cloud

Streamstar X4 Breaks the Price Barrier with Affordable and Compact Live Production and Streaming Studio

Breakthrough system brings the future of live streaming to NAB 2016 at a price point under $5K

Streamstar Shatters the Mold with Operator-Friendly, Affordable Live Production and Streaming Software

Company Heads to NAB2016 with New Version that Ticks Every Box without the High Price

Imagine Communications Expands Capabilities of Multiscreen Ad Insertion Solution

Addition of POIS, ADR and ADS modules brings critical and complementary functionality to market-leading software-based ad insertion ecosystem

Anvato Helps Broadcasters Take Content from the Cutting-Room Floor to an OTT Channel

Verizon, DreamWorks Animation, Hearst And AwesomenessTV To Redefine Premium Mobile Video

Verizon Signs Agreement to Acquire 24.5% Equity Stake in AwesomenessTV

Net Insight Brings World’s First True Live OTT Solution to Market

Company’s Sye solution solving live OTT content sync and delay challenges to be showcased for the first time at NAB 2016

Customer service and experience match content and cost as new TV differentiators, Paywizard focus groups find

US and UK focus groups reveal that customer service and experience are now as important as content and value for money when differentiating between TV services

Harmonic Enhances ViBE UHD Encoder to Support Contribution Workflows

The Video Call Center Delivers Remote Video Call-In Program Production with Haivision Video Streaming

High performance, low latency H.264 encoders, decoders, and gateways deliver a new genre of television – video caller television

Elemental Showcases Software-Defined Video Advancements at NAB 2016

Major software release, deployable on-premises and in the cloud, gives growing customer base a clear path to enhanced video services for enriched viewing experiences

Telestream Announces Lightspeed Live Stream and Lightspeed Live Capture

New enterprise-class live streaming and capture products satisfy demand to deliver streaming and OTT content concurrent with live broadcasts