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September 21, 2020

Online Video News

Moving Picture, Audio, and Data Coding by Artificial Intelligence: "A New Way to Make Money"

New standards body MPAI plans to develop new specifications for data coding, using AI to bridge the gap between technology and licensing.

IBC: 5G Live Broadcast Demo Shows Work Needs To Be Done

An ambitious demo for IBC's Showcase brought together multiple broadcasters and vendors to demonstrate 5G's potential for remote production, but showed that it's a long way from ready for primetime

AVOD Services' Appeal is Growing, says Tubi/OnePoll Study

New research shows one in four Americans ages 18-34 have canceled a subscription service in favor of using a free service in the past few months, with 37% also stating that they would try a streaming service with ads to watch something new

Featured Articles

Low Latency HLS Spec Nears Finalization

Beyond the Pantos spec and into DASH, LL-HLS finds traction and a potential tie-in with CMAF

Sky: "It's All Digital Now"

It's time to get beyond the notion that it's pay TV vs OTT, argued executives from Sky, ViacomCBS, YouTube, and Roku at a "virtual IBC" event hosted by Bitmovin

The Algorithm Series: Video Player Performance

Multiple algorithms for encoding, transfer, and playback intersect in the end user's player. So how can you make the numbers work in your favor?

Short Cuts

Distance Learning and the Digital Divide

University of Illiinois' Liam Moran and Ohio State's Justin Troyer discuss how their schools have made distance learning available to students without laptops and internet access in this clip from Streaming Media East Connect 2020.

Challenges of Building Out eLearning

Sonic Foundry VP Customer Success Bill Cherne discusses the process of rapidly ramping up eLearning on college campuses in this clip from Streaming Media East Connect 2020.

Industry News

Eluvio Receives HPA’s 2020 Engineering Excellence Award

Eluvio Content Fabric receives prestigious 2020 Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) Engineering Excellence Award

Touching all the bases: NESN chooses The Switch for delivery of high demand live TV content and future 4K HDR telecasts

• NESN taps The Switch’s fiber and IP networks for high-reliability, flexible content distribution capability • Puts trust in The Switch’s expertise to swap satellite for terrestrial delivery

You.i TV Launches Next-Gen Video Experience SDK; Partners with MediaKind on Deployment

You.i Engine One 6.0 brings unparalleled performance, reach, and user experience for the enterprise

National Pro Fastpitch Comes to All Sports Television Network

All Sports Television Network will broadcast National Pro Fastpitch softball league games.

Fun Roads Media Keeps an Eye on the Road with Wirecast

Fast-Growing Television Network Relies on Telestream Wirecast Studio to Remotely Monitor Over-the-Air TV Broadcasts by its Affiliates across North America