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September 11, 2019

Online Video News

Haivision Creates SRT Hub Partner Program and Launches SDK

Building off its NAB news, Haivision is creating a third-party vendor partner program for its SRT Hub platform, just in time for IBC.

Group Nine Media Takes $50M in Funding, Plans IP Investments

Video publisher Group Nine Media announced it has taken $50 million in new funding from Discovery, Inc., and Axel Springer.

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

Featured Articles

How to Optimize a Corporate YouTube Channel and Attract Viewers

Many brands maintain a YouTube channel, but barely skim the surface of what the platform can do. Here's a step-by-step guide to optimizing a corporate YouTube account.

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.

Short Cuts

Is 360 Live Event Streaming Just a Fad?

FlightLine Films' Jay Nemeth and SkyRae Media's Scott Gillies discuss the staying power of 360/VR/AR live event experiences in this clip from Live Streaming Summit at Streaming Media East 2019.

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.

Blog

Ban the Binge! Netflix Makes the Right Move With Weekly Episodes

Whatever happened to the water cooler? Even though some viewers are howling in protest on Twitter, Netflix is making a smart choice by releasing new episodes weekly.

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?

Industry News

In a Streaming Content World, Asians Lead the Way Reveals Horowitz Research FOCUS Asian: The Media Landscape 2019 report

FloSports Announces Acquisition of DirtonDirt.com

FloSports Becomes the Leader in Dirt Late Model Racing

MediaKind launches robust cloud-based solutions to deliver further value for TV Service Providers, Content Owners, Broadcasters and Operators

Ahead of IBC2019, MediaKind is launching their initial application-specific packaged solutions.