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April 27, 2020

Online Video News

Verizon Media Introduces New Publishing, Advertising Features

Output Syndication makes it easy to publish directly to social media platforms, while Content Control simplifies the creation of live linear channels and Smartplay Prebid improves the ad bidding process

Interview: PreK-12 Distance Learning During the COVID-19 Shutdown

Christ Episcopal School Director of Technology Bob Krieger discusses distance learning measures for early childhood to high school students implemented since the school shut down in mid-March in response to the spread of COVID-19.

AWS Elemental Bridges On-Prem and Cloud with Link

The remote-control device for real-time video transport is the size of a Kleenex box, completely silent, and requires no onsite configuration.

How Legacy Church Launched Streaming Services in the COVID-19 Crisis

How does a church with no in-house streaming gear or on-staff expertise deliver live-switched, streamed services to hundreds of socially distanced parishioners on four days' notice? Legacy Church's Jeff Leach and Apache Rental Group's Zak Holley explain how they did it in this interview with Streaming Media's Steve Nathans-Kelly.

Featured Articles

Quarantine Covers: Making Music During Lockdown

Filmmaker and musician Bill Grant describes how he and former bandmates and friends are collaborating across social distance to create mosaic music videos he calls "Quarantine Covers."

5 Things You Need to Know About Vimeo Create

Vimeo is one of the most powerful video marketing platforms in the market today, and the Create tool has opened the platform up to a slew of team members across any organization.

Short Cuts

Survey Says: Sports & News Driving Live Linear Adoption

Jonathan Hurd reports findings from Altman Vilandrie's latest survey of pay TV subscribers on viewership habits and trends in this clip from Streaming Media West 2019.

Has the Age of AVOD Arrived?

Dillon Media's Rob Dillon, Brightcove's Mike Green, Didja's Jim Long, Zendesk's Joe Jorczak & USC's Josette Bonte discuss the surprising resurgence of advertising-based VOD in this clip from Streaming Media West.

Industry News

V-Nova Collaborates with Amazon Web Services for On-Demand Low-cost High-quality Contribution over Commercial Internet

Combination of V-Nova P.Link software with AWS Elemental MediaConnect and AWS Direct Connect provides intra-only grade contribution feeds without the need for leased dark fibre lines

Zidivo Makes Live Streaming and Virtual Events Easy

Introducing the NowCasterSM Portable Studio, perfect for live-streaming or broadcasting events from anywhere, anytime!

NAGRA launches NexGuard forensic watermarking on Akamai edge network to protect high value live and VOD OTT content

NexGuard Streaming forensic watermarking solution integrated with the Akamai Intelligent Edge Platform to ensure added protection of high value live and VOD OTT content on a global level

Bitmovin Integrates Dolby Vision to Deliver High Dynamic Range Viewing Experiences Via Streaming Services/Providers

Grass Valley Turns Up the Power of Cloud Production with GV AMPP

At its GV LIVE Presents – Innovate 2020 event on April 23, Grass Valley launched its new cloud-based software as a service (SaaS) Agile Media Processing Platform (GV AMPP). This game-changing solution unlocks the power of elastic compute for live sports,

Telecine Deploys MediaMelon’s SmartPlay to Intelligently Utilize Streaming Bandwidth While Improving the Viewing Experience

As Viewing Hours & New Subscriptions Surge from Stay-at-Home Orders, MediaMelon’s Content-Aware QoE Solution Cuts Telecine’s Bandwidth Consumption & Costs, Delivers High-Quality Viewing Experience

Global streaming secured when powered by Appear

Appear TV, a leading provider of next-generation video processing platforms for broadcast and streaming, announce critical new features on its streaming portfolio.