September 04, 2019

Online Video News

Brightcove End-of-Life News for Ooyala OVP Has Customers Panicked

Ooyala customers felt blindsided by Brightcove's decision to shut down the Ooyala OVP, a move that runs counter to what they had recently been told by management.

iSize Claims Massive Performance Savings for its Debut AI Codec

BitSave promises 70% bitrate savings via machine learning, and currently works with H.264, with H.264, H.265, and VP9 on the way

Video Streaming Will Be 5G's Killer App, Predicts IHS Markit

As the 5G era breaks, video streaming will be its killer app. IHS Market says 74% see streaming video as the most compelling reason to upgrade their home internet.

Featured Articles

Video Compression for Machines: The Next Frontier

Self-driving cars will see the road for you, and MPEG is working on standards for machine-to-machine video creation and consumption for the AI-powered neural networks that will make it happen.

The State of PTZ Over NDI

This article highlights NDI-based multicam live production, particularly as it involves pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) cameras and integrated PTZ-NDI workflows.

Announcing the State of Streaming 2019 Survey: We Need Your Help

StreamingMedia.com is undertaking the first-ever survey calculating the size and health of the entire streaming industry. Take a few minutes to answer our questions and you just might win a prize!

Short Cuts

Getting Started with 360 Live Event Production and Streaming

FlightLine Films' Jay Nemeth and SkyRae Media's Scott Gillies discuss the challenges producers face when getting started producing and delivering live events in VR and AR in this clip from Live Streaming Summit at Streaming Media East 2019.

How QVBR Encoding Helped Stream the Super Bowl

CBS Sports Digital Senior Director of Engineering Taylor Busch explains what QVBR encoding is, how CBS Sports leveraged it, and the savings it delivered in their Super Bowl stream in this clip from Live Streaming Summit at Streaming Media East 2019.

Blog

Has IBC Survived Its Identity Crisis?

The traditional broadcast world of "big iron" is shrinking, and the new OTT kids on the block are looking at commodity IT and cloud workflows. How will the biggest industry show outside of NAB keep up?

Voting Is Now Open for the 2019 Readers' Choice Awards!

Let the competition begin! Voting begins for the streaming video industry awards that matter most—because winners are chosen by the community itself.

Industry News

Zixi to Highlight New Functionality at IBC

Oxagile to Discuss AI-Driven Process Automation on the IBC Content Everywhere Hub Panel

On September 14, 2019 starting at 11 am Oxagile’s R&D Director Oleg Gubin will be joining the IBC panel session titled “An introduction to artificial intelligence, machine learning and automation”. Together with Bea Alonso, Director of Global Product Mark

Millicast Gears up for Prime Time with AV1 and Server-Side Ad Insertion for Live, Sub-Second Latency Video Broadcasting

Millicast, the online platform for streaming live video with sub-second latency, announces support for real-time AV1 encoding, and server-side ad-insertion for WebRTC.