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June 22, 2020

Online Video News

Brightcove, NAGRA, Akamai, and BuyDRM Deliver New Security Feature for Oscars Screening Platform

Online screeners are now more secure with forensic watermarking technology enabled by cloud services providers

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.

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.

Short Cuts

How AV1 Improves 8K Delivery

Bitmovin's Paul MacDougall and Streaming Media's Tim Siglin discuss benefits built into the AV1 codec that enhance the efficiency of 8K delivery, and what that means in terms of codec adoption and for CDNs and consumers going forward in this clip from Streaming Media East Connect 2020.

Defining and Assessing Quality for Emerging Codecs

Vimeo's Vittorio Giovara, Mozilla's Nathan Egge, and Streaming Media's Tim Siglin discuss how AV1 leverages bit depth to improve video quality.

Industry News

Dejero to Support Juneteenth Petition March Coverage

Use of Smart Blending Technology ‘opens a new world of opportunity’ in live remote production for Artistic Visual Studios as they prepare for multi-camera livestream of momentous ‘Opal’s Walk to DC’

Wüsthof Broadcasts "Cutting Academy" Livestream Series with Blackmagic Design

Blackmagic Design today announced that professional knife manufacturer, WÜSTHOF, created a specialist live streaming series, relying on URSA Mini Pro G2, Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K and ATEM Television Studio Pro HD, to reach fans across the globe

Dome Productions Drives Towards an IP-Enabled Future with Grass Valley

Canada-based Dome Productions has chosen Grass Valley’s end-to-end open standards-based IP infrastructure and workflows for its latest outside broadcast (OB) truck, UHD5.

Zixi Announces Deployment of Services on Microsoft Azure

Deploying Global Workflows for Secure Live Video Ingest, Transformation and Content Delivery

Telestream Rips Up Rulebook with Launch of Lightspeed Live Capture C2

New dual channel ingest solution provides unbeatable value: lowest cost access to capture plus Vantage media processing

Mediasite Announces Advanced Integration with Zoom for Hybrid Learning

Mediasite is central destination for all Zoom recordings; new streamlined LMS integration in Mediasite gives users more control over what collaborative content is recorded and routed to Mediasite

New Mediasite Mosaic Delivers One-Click Video Capture for Distance Learning and Remote Work

Manage and upload collaborative recordings from Zoom, Teams and other video and web conference systems in addition to creating video communications

International Coalition Brings Down Piracy Ring Boasting 40,000 Video Channels and VOD content, and 2 Million Subscribers

Deutsche Fußball Liga (DFL), the Spanish Football League (LaLiga), NAGRA and Nordic Content Protection thank the Spanish National Police, and law enforcement agencies throughout Europe, for crackdown on international illegal IPTV streaming network