June 10, 2020
Online Video News
Enterprise Video Viewing Rose 91% in First Quarter, Says Brightcove
We know that COVID-19 has resulted in an unprecedented increase in enterprise video, and the new Q1 Global Video Index from Brightcove finally reveals just how big of a rise we've seen.
RealNetworks Brings Facial Recognition to Real 20/20 and StarSearch Chrome Plugin
RealNetworks' SAFR technology has been primarily deployed in security-related applications, but the new Chrome plugin StarSearch and the company's own RealPlayer 20/20 bring it to consumers
Global OTT Revenues to Hit $167 Billion in 2025
Disney+ has helped SVOD revenues continue to rise on a steady pace, while COVID-19 has temporarily stunted AVOD's growth
The Streaming Toolbox: Cinnafilm PixelStrings, THEOplayer, and Resonance AI
In this installment of The Streaming Toolbox, we'll cover a platform that transforms video formats, another tool that actually looks at what is resonating with viewers using AI and machine learning (ML), and a third that is a player which is delivering the product the first two tools are working with.
Roundup: Compact Mics for Compact Cameras
Compact, prosumer 4K cameras like the Canon XA40 and XA45 pack enough professional features that they're well worth considering for pro producers who need to travel light or with a compact kit. Choosing such a camera also means accessorizing it with properly proportioned compact audio gear--like the options we'll explore here.
Android TV: The Future of Television?
Google's TV platform may be the best hope for a future in which pay TV and OTT exist side by side.
Streaming Architecture Tips for Live Events at Scale
id3as' Dom Robinson, Disney's Eric Klein, and CBS' Flavio Ribiero offer practical advice for delivering large-scale streams, including how CBS Interactive honed their Super Bowl workflow before game day.
Is Large-Scale Streaming Infrastructure Moving to the Cloud?
id3as' Dom Robinson, Disney's Eric Klein, and CBS' Flavio Ribiero discuss the pros and cons of the ongoing cloud-ward migration of streaming architecture.
The Video Doctor
Protect Yourself: Predict Your Production Costs
For your sake and your clients', spend extra time predicting and planning your production process to avoid cost overruns
The Producer's View
When it Comes to Bitrates, Less is Always More
What can streaming producers do in the short-term to reduce the load during these COVID-19-related bandwidth usage spikes?
Dawn Patrol: Remembering Robert Klug
Robert Klug, who passed away suddenly from a heart attack, was an early streaming media innovator, and he brought that creativity and passion to everything he did.
Comcast Technology Solutions and FreeWheel Partner to Bring Programmatic Advertising to the On-Demand Living Room
New Solution Enables Content Owners and Distributors to Sell Set-Top-Box (STB) Video-On-Demand (VOD) Inventory Programmatically; Opens New Demand Channels for STB VOD, Allows More Unified Buying Across All Premium Video
First universal NDI®4 to HDMI converter
Thanks to its additional developments, the new DELTA-neo N2H firmware V2.0 is the first standalone converter that utilizes NDI®4.0 with next generation NDI®|HX technology.
This makes DELTA-neo N2H fully compliant with any NDI® sender device.
Zixi Powers 4K UHD Bloomberg TV+ Service
Zixi, Bloomberg and Samsung to deliver direct to consumer on Samsung TV Plus
NAB Announces NAB NY Will be a Digital Event