April 29, 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.
Video Capture Dongles Buyers' Guide
When live streaming using video mixers like OBS, vMix, or Wirecast a capture dongle is the missing link between the camera and a notebook, providing access to titling, transitions, and effects. Dongles can run anywhere from $40 to $700; here's a look at how to pick the one that's right for you.
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."
Buyer's Guide to Live Webcasting Hardware
Software-based webcasting tools are ubiquitous, but there are times when only hardware will do. Here's a look from single-button hardware all the way up to portable vision mixers.
Will Open Source Streaming Save You Money?
FandangoNOW's Rema Morgan-Aluko, Mux's Steve Heffernan, and Streaming Video Alliance's Jason Thibeault discuss practical reasons for deciding between open source and commercial streaming tools in this clip from Streaming Media West 2019. Learn more at www.streamingmedia.com/west
Key Benefits of Microservices
Twitch Director of Enginerring Tanu Aggarwal explains the basics of microservices and the advantages of designing and deploying self-contained, single-purpose services in this clip from Streaming Media West 2019.
Online Gaming's Need for Speed
Online gaming and esports require both performance and speed, and a robust multi-CDN strategy is essential for their future success.
Live Streaming Steps In When We Can't Step Out
While COVID-19 stay-at-home orders are keeping us housebound, real-time video apps are enabling everything from talk therapy to working out
Texas A&M Goes IP with Imagine Communications for Integrated Sports Production
SMPTE ST 2110 implementation boosts operational efficiency, reduces points of failure
Zixi Announces Irdeto TraceMark Content Protection Integration
Joint Software Based Solution for the Embedded Invisible Forensic Watermarking of Live Video
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
Zidivo Makes Live Streaming and Virtual Events Easy
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
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
Bitmovin Integrates Dolby Vision to Deliver High Dynamic Range Viewing Experiences Via Streaming Services/Providers
NAGRA launches NexGuard ClipMark forensic watermarking to protect valuable short content assets
Industry-first solution allows content owners and post-production houses to detect any source of pre-release leaks on very short video clips, down to thirty seconds in duration
NAGRA and Avid enable seamless deployment of forensic watermarking into editing and collaboration workflows
New NexGuard Plug-in for Editing Software enables content owners and post-production houses to securely exchange pre-release assets with creative agencies or editing departments using the Avid Media Composer platform