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June 15, 2020

Online Video News

Consumers' Appetites for New Streaming Services May Be on the Wane

A new survey-based report from Visual Objects finds that only 16% of consumers pay for more than 3 streaming services, and 78% pay $50 or less for all of their services combined.

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

Featured Articles

Game On! With Traditional Live Sports on Hiatus, Will Esports Fill the Void?

The current spike in organized, competitive online gaming--driven in part by social changes brought on by COVID-19--lands on top of a widely reported 2019 esports boom, and already-high expectations for 2020 growth.

The Streaming Toolbox: Zixi, Cleeng, and Penthera

We look at a B2B intelligence layer for content transport, a company that enables customer relationship management decisioning, and a service that facilitates offline viewing.

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.

Short Cuts

Has the Age of the Solo Live Producer Arrived?

Have the need to distance and the widespread availability of versatile, small-footprint, low-cost, multicam streaming-ready tools brought single-producer live production to the mainstream? Ben Ratner and Alex Lindsay discuss at Streaming Media East Connect 2020.

How COVID-19 Has Changed Streaming Workflows

As COVID-19 has necessitated the virtualization of formerly in-person live events, streaming producers' roles and workflows have changed, as Producer and Associate Director Liz Hart and 090 Media's Alex Lindsay discuss in this clip from Streaming Media East Connect 2020.

Industry News

Teleos Media Integrates Zixi as part of their Innovative Video Distribution Network

Joint solution for the delivery of broadcast-quality, low latency live video at the highest bitrate

Digital Element and BuyDRM Form Data Security Partnership

There are many unscrupulous online users who try to access content they should not be viewing by masking their location, using proxies or Virtual Private Networks (VPNs). This represents a major threat to digital content providers. Learn how BuyDRM is pro

UpChord Music Moves Its Courses Online Using ATEM Mini Pro

Blackmagic Design today announced Beijing based music production training school UpChord Music has been streaming its courses to students around the world using ATEM Mini Pro and ATEM Mini switchers.

More Video Publishers Join Wurl’s Free Advertising Marketplace, the Largest Cross-Platform Service of its Kind

AdPool increases yield and fill rates at no additional cost for Wurl Network partners