September 05, 2016
Online Video News
DDVTech Updates MistServer, Claims Load Balancing Lead
The Dutch developer releases research which promotes claimed industry leading load-balancing and latency improvements for MistServer
NewTek To Debut IP Switcher at IBC
NewTek set to debut the NewTek IP Series production system at IBC, while other vendors will get behind the Alliance for IP Media Solution in Amsterdam
Video Quality Control Startup Mux Takes $2.8M in Seed Funding
Mux makes it simple for media companies to learn exactly what problems their viewers are experiencing, and then find solutions.
What Broadcasters Can Learn From Netflix
Netflix may still rule the over-the-top world, but broadcasters can succeed with their own VOD services by both learning from Netflix and playing to their own strengths.
Netflix Finds x265 20% More Efficient than VP9
Netflix compared 5,000 clips from 500 titles in its library using the x264, x265, and libvpx codecs. x265's implementation of HEVC was the clear winner on quality and efficiency, but whether that matters in light of compatibility and licensing issues isn't so obvious.
Enhancing Live Streaming with Mixed Reality
Mixed reality, a combination of augmented reality and virtual reality, offers new possibilities for connecting with audiences
Eye-LIVE Media and Vantrix Partner to Change Sports Content With Live 360 VR Captured From The Athlete’s POV
Changing the way sports content is created, distributed, viewed and monetized with a one-stop, multi-channel, multi-screen sports media distribution platform for athletes, their friends, followers and fans.
Spidercam and Vantrix Partner to Provide Industry Leading Aerial 360 Camera System for Broadcast and Live Virtual Reality
Broadcasters, sports leagues and studios can capture and deliver all the live action in smooth immersive VR.
Streamstar Goes Smaller in Form – Bigger in Functionality with Streamstar® X7 Live Production and Streaming Studio
Bitmovin raises $10.3m in Series A round led by Atomico
Funds will accelerate development of the company?s video infrastructure for the Web, an API-driven SaaS for developers to create Netflix-grade video platforms.