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June 08, 2020

Online Video News

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

Featured Articles

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.

Short Cuts

How Can CDNs Hit Their SLAs?

id3as Directors Steve Strong and Adrian Roe discuss what's required to maintain 99.99 and 99.999 uptimes in this clip from their presentation at Content Delivery Summit.

What Is the Edge in Content Delivery?

EdgeConneX' Elsa Pine and Schneider Electric's Lily Yusupova say the edge is wherever a CDN's customers are in this clip from Content Delivery Summit.

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

Blog

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.

Industry News

Zixi Powers 4K UHD Bloomberg TV+ Service

Zixi, Bloomberg and Samsung to deliver direct to consumer on Samsung TV Plus

Encoding.com Partners with Beamr to Provide Best-in-Class Content-Adaptive Bitrate Service in the Cloud

Venera Technologies announces availability of Quasar, its Native Cloud QC Service, for Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage

Quasar now supports the QC of content stored on Backblaze B2 via Backblaze S3 compatible APIs

Quicklink announces Microsoft Teams support in latest Quicklink TX (Skype TX)