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April 08, 2019

Online Video News Goes Ludicrous With Ultra-Fast Encoding Service

As files get larger, does its best to ensure encoding times stay small. Ludicrous HLS processes HD and UHD movies in minutes.

U.S. Cord-Cutting Is Slowing Down as Fewer Do Without Cable

Here comes Warner Media, Apple, and Disney, giving viewers more OTT choices than ever. So why are many keeping their cable cord intact?

Haivision and Telestream Build Solutions on Microsoft Azure

Haivision is using the Azure global network to stream live video from point to point, while Telestream's cloud processing option finds a home with Azure.

Adobe Creative Cloud Gains a Variety of Video Updates for NAB

Using its AI engine—Sensei—Adobe makes unwanted objects in videos disappear as if by magic. A new storyboarding option should make editors more productive.

Peer5 Introduces Multi-CDN Service With Support From 15 CDNs

When 1 or 2 CDNs isn't good enough, how about 15? Video delivery company Peer5 introduced multi-CDN with participation from 15 content delivery networks.

Featured Articles

Buyers' Guide to Context-Aware Encoding 2019

2018 was the year that context-aware encoding (CAE) went mainstream, but 2019 will be the year that context-aware encoding reaches critical mass.

Advanced Features to Consider When Choosing a Video Host

Choosing a video host for an online production means considering a balance of features, cost, and ease of distribution. This article highlights a range of solutions depending on the needs of the project and client.

Short Cuts

Video: Early Window Anti-Piracy Case Study, Pt. 2: Results

Twentieth-Century Fox SVP, Content Protection Ron Wheeler presents Part 2 of a case study on UHD/HDR anti-piracy strategy presented at Streaming Media West 2018.

Video: Why Haven't We Implemented Industry-Wide Anti-Piracy?

Limelight VP, Product Strategy Steve Miller-Jones discusses the challenges of standardizing anti-piracy in this clip from Streaming Media West 2018.


Video Codecs Today: Minefield, Muddle, or Multiple Choice?

Advances in video codec technology driven by the explosion in video over IP are creating heated competition and a fragmented market. Will one winner emerge or is this the new normal?

Everything Is Video: Rocket Mortgage Offers Lessons for Success

How can marketers make people want to watch content about mortgages? By experimenting, keeping things fun, and not worrying about budgets.

Industry News

Touchstream Introduces Feature for Video Stream Monitoring, Stream End-to-End Incident Playback

Touchstream’s revolutionary feature for video stream monitoring, Stream End-to-End Incident Playback, offers operators the ability to rewind and playback an incident. We give streaming teams the opportunity to see an incident as if it were happening again

Wangsu Deploys NETINT’s Codensity T400 Video Transcoders to Scale H.265 Video Streaming Services Across Its Global CDN

NETINT Technologies’ solution improves H.265 encoding efficiencies, while reducing Wangsu’s bandwidth requirements and helping scale its live video streaming business

Intertrust Announces DRM API Integration with Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Intertrust's ExpressPlay uDRM service now includes API integration with AWS Elemental services via the Secure Packager and Encoder Key Exchange (SPEKE) API.

Primestream presents Media I/O integration with Bonded Cellular at NAB 2019

New solution helps leverage the power of IP to capture live video of breaking news and events from wherever they happen

Telestream Wirecast Integrates Limelight MMD Live Video Streaming

New collaboration increases business agility for content producers of many types; creates new revenue streams through intuitive personalized ad insertion

Dejero Launches IronRoute Blended Connectivity and Cloud-based Content Distribution Solution for Media in Partnership with Intelsat

IronRoute for media combines link diversity, service quality, and centralized management benefits of a software-defined blended network with the flexibility and scalability benefits of cloud distribution

MediaPlatform Ranks Rises in Gartner Critical Capabilities for Enterprise Video Content Management

Report is Complementary to Gartner’s 2018 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Video Content Management in which MediaPlatform is Named a Leader

Verizon Digital Media Services to deliver global streaming platform powered by Microsoft Azure

Verizon Digital Media Services platform to optimize global content workflows and drive the future of media through integration with Microsoft Azure

SRT Alliance Announces the Addition of the SRT Low Latency Protocol to Open Broadcaster Software’s OBS Studio

OBS Studio adds SRT (Secure Reliable Transport) as an alternative to RTMP streaming

DVEO Debuts Cloud Based Content Delivery for Encoding, Transcoding, Playout, Ad insertion, Video Players, and More

DVEO, a leading TV/OTT equipment supplier, is now shipping their affordable and secure cloud based content delivery service model that relies on DVEO licenses for encoding, transcoding, playout, ad insertion, video player, and more.

BBC Studios Secures Programming with BuyDRM's KeyOS Multi-DRM Platform

KeyOS provides Studio-Mandated DRM for Streaming and Downloads

Tektronix Brings Industry-First Cloud-Native Video Monitoring Solutions for OTT Providers to NAB 2019

Tektronix announces industry-first, cloud-native live stream monitoring solution with new Sentry CX containerized micro-probes, as well as introducing Aurora file QC automation on AWS Marketplace.