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June 17, 2019

Online Video News

MadHive and Inscape Partner to Blend OTT and Linear TV Ad Buys

Advertisers can run cross-platform media campaigns that serve linear and streaming viewers, benefiting from real-time analytics that let them optimize their placements.

Vimeo Announces Support for AV1 Codec, Starts With Staff Picks

Today, Vimeo announced that it now supports the AV1 codec, which it believes will let it deliver videos with a low bitrate and high visual quality.

Ad-Tech Firm Simulmedia Takes $29M in Series E Funding Round

The funding will help Simulmedia prepare for what it forecasts as a season of strong growth.

Wibbitz Shows Lightbox, a Customizable Video Editor for Websites

This API-driven video editor can be added to any public or internal website or application, letting customers or employees create videos online.

Featured Articles

How to Stream With a Portable Encoder to Facebook Live

With a small piece of hardware and the right service, streaming to Facebook Live is a cinch. Here's a step-by-step guide that makes the whole process easy.

Akamai Looks to the Future of Broadcast at Edge World Conference

Broadcasters see a day coming when they won't use satellites at all, but can streaming handle the demand? Akamai explains how to beat the bottlenecks.

Star-Gazing at the Ever-Changing Streaming Video Universe

The galaxies that make up the "Streamverse" look far different today than they did 10 years ago. Some companies went supernova and others collapsed into black holes.

Short Cuts

Video: What Is the Future of CMAF?

RealEyes Media Development Manager John Gainfort discusses CDN scaling, chunked encoding, and their future impact on latency in this clip from his Video Engineering Summit presentation at Streaming Media East 2019.

Video: Start-of-Show Best Practices for Live Events at Scale

Event producers Liz Hart, Nick Bacon, Nick Nagurka, and Victor Cerejo discuss what happens when it's go-time at livestreamed large-scale events in this clip from their Live Streaming Summit panel at Streaming Media East 2019.

Video: How Viable Is Cloud-Based Pro Production Today?

Vimond VP Sales Megan Wagoner and Teradek VP Sales Jon Landman discuss the current and emerging state of remote, cloud-based pro production, streaming, and editing in this clip from their Live Streaming Summit panel at Streaming Media East 2019.

Blog

The Call for Speakers Is Open for Streaming Media West 2019

The smartest, most talented, most creative minds in streaming video will be at the Streaming Media West conference this November. Will you be one of them?

2019 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards: Make Your Nominations Now

What's your favorite streaming tool, tech, or service? It's time to make your nominations for the only awards in the online video industry that are chosen by end users.

Industry News

Vidmob Closes $25 Million in Series B Financing to Fuel Global Expansion of Creative Technology Platform, Agile Creative Studio

Led by BuildGroup, Latest Funds Will Accelerate Development of Creative Intelligence Tech to Improve Effectiveness of Video Ads

Emerge Gaming & Viacom to Launch Nickelodeon eSports Gaming Platform

Emerge Gaming to develop Viacom Inc’s (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA) first interactive eSports tournament platform using Nickelodeon gaming content – “NickX”

Revry works with Make.TV to help TrevorLIVE reach a global audience in support of LGBTQ+ youth

Live Video Cloud distributes coverage of live fundraising event simultaneously to multiple platforms