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January 27, 2020

Online Video News

What You Might Have Missed at CES 2020

CES isn't just about the biggest and best TVs. Here are a few new products that floated under the radar but are worth your attention.

Featured Articles

The Algorithm Series: The Math Behind the CDN

Delivering content at scale requires a number of precise, discrete, yet interconnected steps, starting with an acute awareness of server loads.

8K and Beyond: How Much is Too Much?

With higher-quality source material, new forms of content can take shape, from top-shelf VR to immersive live event viewing, as home TVs morph into giant, modular, wall-sized viewing platforms.

Short Cuts

Technical Challenges of Streaming TV at Scale

Streaming Media's Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen and Philo's Ben Chambers discuss the engineering challenges of scaling live linear across multiple platforms in this clip from their fireside chat at Streaming Media West 2019.

How Niche OTT Services Reduce Churn

Best Ever Channels' Jonathan Barbato, TV4 Entertainment's Jon Cody, and Cinedigm's Erick Opeka discuss niche OTT customer-retention strategies in this clip from their OTT Leadership panel at Streaming Media West 2019.

Blog

Multi-CDNs Are Stepping Up to Deal with Network Congestion

With the demand for high-quality, interactive, and therefore data-hungry online experiences only set to increase over the next few years, multi-CDNs are rethinking infrastructure and bringing in innovative, sustainable solutions.

Four Keys to Combatting Video Piracy

Streaming services aren't just competing against each other; they're competing against pirates. DRM, encryption, watermarking, and geofencing are crucial components of any successful OTT anti-piracy strategy.

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Industry News

NETINT joins HDR 10+ Ecosystem as Certified Solution Provider

Tulix Creates Best-of-breed Streaming Platform for Launch of Vidgo’s Sports and English Language Content

To satisfy the quality and security requirements of Vidgo’s premium content providers like ESPN, Tulix has built an open NextGen streaming platform with leading vendors such as Ateme, Century Link, Harmonic, Imagine Communication, Kiswe, Verimatrix, Veygo

Matrox to Develop Embedded Graphics Cards with NVIDIA, Solutions Purpose-Built for Next-Generation Video Walls

Matrox to leverage industry-renowned NVIDIA Quadro embedded GPU architecture to enable the development of best-in-class graphics cards