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September 09, 2019

Online Video News

With Content Fabric, Eluvio Might Transform Online Video Delivery

Startup Eluvio has announced its first product, and it aims at nothing less than transforming how video and other large files are distributed online.

Codec Complexity is a 'Nuclear Bomb,' Says Bitmovin Report

Video streamers want "broadcast-like" latency but device and codec complexity is holding back the entire industry, finds a new report from the company. Among other findings: 20% of respondents don't use any video analytics.

Verizon Boosts Media Platform With Personalization, Smart Routing

Getting the jump on next week's IBC releases, Verizon has announced three enhancements to its Media Platform

Roku Introduces Soundbar and Wireless Subwoofer for Any TV

Today, Roku announces the Roku Smart Soundbar and Roku Wireless Subwoofer, both of which work with any TV to create a more immersive home theater experience.

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.

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Short Cuts

What Is Output Locking?

CBS Sports Digital Senior Director of Engineering Taylor Busch explains how output locking enables seamless switching of origins in large-scale streaming in this clip from Live Streaming Summit at Streaming Media East 2019.

What Can Streaming Content Owners Do to Prevent Theft?

EZDRM Co-founder & COO Olga Kornienko discusses the importance of understanding the underlying causes of streaming piracy for dealing with it in this clip from her panel at Streaming Media East 2019.

The Industry

The Bloated Bundle: Today's vMVPDs Are Anything But Skinny

Skinny bundles promised to be bargain-priced alternatives to expensive pay TV packages. Now, they're nearly as pricey as cable and satellite. Where did it all go wrong?

Future in Focus

Taming the Many-Headed Problem of Video Content Discovery

Sure, today's OTT video platforms could share data and create comprehensive video recommendation systems, but they don't want to. Here's why they should care.

Industry News

LightFlow announces a video multiCDN technology to efficiently trade off distribution costs and quality

The new addition to streaming optimization products includes business rules and AI decisions to improve deliverability and savings

Kaltura@IBC19: “Are you ready for the Cognitive TV Era?”

Kaltura is evolving its Cloud TV platform to prepare for the era of ‘Cognitive TV’ in which AI and deep learning will be integral to successful TV platforms

Another Pay-TV Operator Deploys 3SS’ 3READY Android TV with Technicolor to Power Next-Generation TV Service

A pay-TV operator in Northern Europe has selected 3SS and Technicolor, the industry’s most trusted technology partnership for major Android TV Operator Tier projects, to launch its new next-gen pay-TV service