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September 18, 2019

Online Video News

NFL and Facebook Renew Two-Year Video Highlights Agreement

Football fans will be able to view highlights from all regular season and post-season games, plus access original video . For live game streaming, however, they'll need to head to Amazon.

Sony Intros the PXW-FX9 Camera for Control and Creativity

Sony follows up its PXW-FS7 video camera with the PXW-FX9, a shoulder mounted model that blends cinema quality, auto functionality, and ease of use.

Adobe Premiere Gets Auto Reframe for Multi-Platform Video Output

At IBC, Adobe announced an AI-powered tool to speed the process of creating variously sized versions of videos for different platforms.

Featured Articles

IBC '19: Facebook Shows Live and Interactive Tools for Publishers

The social network outlined how it grows partnerships with broadcasters and content owners, then unveiled new tools and a route to audiences and monetization.

IBC '19: Telestream Says High-Quality Streaming Is Table Stakes

"We want to be the defacto standard for video processing, workflow automation, and quality management," says Telestream CEO Scott Puopolo.

IBC '19: Facebook, Netflix, Google Talk AV1, HEVC, and Support

The world's biggest video streamers have been slow to adopt next-generation codecs like AV1. At an IBC panel, they explained why HEVC is still the most widely supported.

IBC '19: Harmonic Aims to Reinvent Live Sports on Android TV

Partnering with Google and 3SS, Harmonic promises personalized sports viewing experiences that bridge the gap between broadcast and OTT.

Short Cuts

What Makes VR and AR Compelling for Producers and Viewers?

Stringr's James Payne, FlightLine Films' Jay Nemeth, and SkyRae Media's Scott Gillies discuss how to create VR and AR experiences that go beyond traditional streaming video in this clip from Live Streaming Summit at Streaming Media East 2019.

How CBS Sports Digital Leverages Fastly Media Shield

CBS Sports Digital Senior Director of Engineering Taylor Busch discusses Fastly's Media Shield and the role it played in optimizing high-traffic streaming in its Super Bowl stream 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

NDI Makes IP Accessible for Live, Post-Production, Mobile Devices, and Delivery at IBC2019

NDI version 4 released for IBC2019 delivers enormous quality improvements, fundamentally game-changing recording capabilities and unprecedented power to visual storytellers across the globe, enabling anyone to build software-based IP workflows.

Teradek Announces Prism: The Next Generation 4K HEVC Solution for Broadcast and Production

DoubleVerify Partners with Snapchat to Authenticate Media Quality

DV offers global brands media quality authentication across social media platforms – including Snapchat, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Twitter