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February 05, 2018

Online Video News

Fox Pays $3B for Thursday Night Football; Streaming Not Announced

Fox wins the right to stream games to mobile phone viewers, but a broader Thursday Night streaming deal is weeks from being decided.

District Court Offers Split Verdict in TickBox Infringement Case

A judge has ruled the hardware-maker can no longer promote access to piracy software, but hasn't blocked sales of the set-top boxes.

Caffeine Soft Launches, a Live Social Network for Gamers, Artists

Two Apple veterans launch a new live video network, one built on meaningful social interactions and $46 million in funding.

Featured Articles

The Future of HEVC Licensing Is Bleak, Declares MPEG Chairman

Thanks to a fractured HEVC licensing system companies no longer have the financial incentive to innovate, but Leonardo Chiariglione suggests steps to reverse the damage.

Volumetric Capture and Streaming Will Take Us Beyond 360 Video

It's the difference between looking at an image and stepping into it. Volumetric video solves the problems of 360, and has real applications in the enterprise.

Short Cuts

Video: What New Content Management and QA Challenges Does HDR Create?

Deluxe Entertainment Services Group's Theron Trowbridge and Beamr's Dror Gill discuss how the proliferation of HDR will impact content delivery in the consumer entertainment market.

Video: What is the Best Way to Move Streams Across Unmanaged Networks?

Haivision CTO Mahmoud Al-Daccak discusses the challenges of delivering low-latency streams across unmanaged networks in varying use cases at Streaming Media West 2017.

The Producer's View

Three Truths About Virtual Reality Success From a VR Novice

The creativity behind immersive VR filmmaking is only matched by the software engineering creativity that makes this type of video possible.

Industry News

Amdocs to Acquire Vubiquity to Further Expand into the Media & Entertainment Business

Deal catapults leading software and services provider into premium content delivery for the benefit of customers and end users worldwide

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