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December 18, 2019

Online Video News

Reports Show HEVC Usage on the Rise

Survey reports from Encoding.com, Bitmovin, and LiveU offer insights into current and future codec usage, and all show that HEVC and AV1 usage is finally on the rise

Grass Valley's GV Alyve Brings Cloud Mixing to the Browser

GV Alyve takes inputs from GV STRATUS or any device that can generate an RTMP output stream, and offers ad insertion and VOD playout in the higher-end subscriptions

TiVo Partners with SpotX to Manage TiVo+ and CTV Inventory

SpotX becomes TiVo's first-to-market supply-side platform

Featured Articles

Building a Streaming Workstation? Here's What You Need to Know

We take a look under the hood and explore the four main hardware components that directly affect performance when building or configuring a streaming workstation.

SMW '19: id3as' Dom Robinson Talks SMAF and IP Multicast

Streaming Media contributing editor Tim Siglin interviews id3as Founder and fellow Streaming Media Advanced Forum co-host Dom Robinson at Streaming Media West 2019.

The Streaming Toolbox: Valossa, Signiant, and Red5 Pro

This month, we look at tools for content recognition, file transfer, and low-latency WebRTC streaming

Short Cuts

Will Disney Change the Global Dynamics of OTT?

Cinedigm CEO Erick Opeka discusses the impact of the Disney+ launch on the global OTT market in this clip from Streaming Media West 2019.

Are CDNs Hitting Their QoE Metrics Goals?

id3as Director Dom Robinson, Comcast Executive Director Matt Smith, and Akamai Principal Architect Peter Chave discuss CDN quality metrics in this clip from their panel at Streaming Media West 2019.

Blog

Binge No More?

Is binge-watching becoming a thing of the past? Not necessarily, but research from Reach3 Insights suggests that Netflix would be wise to follow Disney+ and Apple TV+ and embrace weekly episodes or even a hybrid approach.

Industry News

SRT Alliance Eclipses 300 Members with Alibaba Cloud, Internet Initiative Japan, Kiswe, and Red5 Pro supporting the SRT Open Source Video Streaming Project

SRT protocol continues meteoric rise in popularity, fuelling low latency video transport across the globe

StreamGear Bringing Next-Level, Smartphone-Empowered Streaming Video Production to CES 2020

New VidiMo hardware and app let anyone with a smartphone and camera become a social media video star or citizen journalist by putting a full live production toolkit in their hands

LiveU 2019 State of Live Report Confirms Continuous Strong Growth in Live IP Broadcasting

Live report reflects year-on-year increase in HEVC adoption with a 65% growth in HEVC units deployed worldwide and over 400% growth in HEVC-based sessions

All aboard vMix 23!

vMix 23 connects live productions all around the world like never before with the addition of SRT support!