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September 04, 2017

Online Video News

IBM Watson Media Takes Center Court at US Open

The tennis tournament is using an AI-based solution that IBM calls "cognitive highlights" to deliver the most important clips to fans

AWS Elemental's Sam Blackman Dies at 41

Blackman led Elemental Technologies from a startup in 2006 to an acquisition by Amazon in 2015, inspiring the industry with his commitment to streaming technology and community service

Apple to Release 4K Apple TV With HDR Support, Reports Bloomberg

While Apple hasn't updated its TV streaming device in two years, an update could be only weeks away. Is 4K finally coming to the Apple TV?

Featured Articles

AV1: A Status Update

Netflix and YouTube could start using AV1 as soon as early 2018, while hardware implementations will take much longer.

MP3: The End of the Beginning, or a New Dawn?

MP3 may be the VHS to other audio formats' better-quality Betamax, but it's here to stay, especially now that the format is royalty-free.

NASA Relies on Teradek for the Official Eclipse 2017 Multicast Live Streaming

During the historic solar eclipse of August 2017, NASA EDGE deployed 5 Teradek Cubes to make multiple telescope feeds available for live broadcast to multiple streaming platforms.

Short Cuts

Video: How to Get Better Audio for Social Media Streaming

Epiphan's David Kirk offers tips and best practices for getting pro-quality audio for social media streaming, whether you're shooting with smartphones, webcams, or handheld cameras, in this clip from Streaming Media East 2017.

Industry News

Magewell to Unveil Ultra-Flexible, Multi-Channel HDMI Input-Output Card at IBC2017

Second model in company's powerful new Flex I/O family joins SDI configuration in offering outstanding I/O density, performance and versatility

Telestream Announces Elastic Domain Virtualized Deployment Model for Vantage Intelligent Media Processing Platform

Vantage capitalizes on the flexibility of virtual infrastructure with support for cost-effective ‘bursting’ capability to support surges in throughput demand

Broadpeak and castLabs Partnership Develops Multi-Product Integrations For Video Analytics, Packaging & Encryption

Easy-to-implement multi-product integrations announced between key Broadpeak and castLabs products for video analytics, packaging, and encoding.

DVEO Introduces Video Network Management Server to Monitor, Manage, and Control Multiple DVEO Streaming Devices

DVEO's DASHBOARD II™ Manages DVEO Encoders and Servers from One Central GUI