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September 28, 2020

Online Video News

Global Online Content Consumption Has Doubled in 2020, Says DoubleVerify

Connected TV and TikTok lead the way as consumers flock to online video for content and advertising

Streaming Media West Connect is This Week

We've got speakers from Netflix, HBO Max, Disney+, Hulu, Comcast, and more talking about all things OTT and streaming video next week. Registration is free! Read on to find out more.

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.

Featured Articles

8K: History Repeats Itself

With production challenge solved, smarter AI upscaling and enhanced codec technologies will enable 8K streaming to the home—inevitably.

AV1 Has Arrived: Comparing Codecs from AOMedia, Visionular, and Intel/Netflix

Within 24 months, hardware support appeared, encoding became affordable, and AV1 became a much more realistic competitor to HEVC. Here's how the currently available AV1 codecs measure up.

Low Latency HLS Spec Nears Finalization

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

Short Cuts

Key Considerations for OTT Integration

Verizon's Darren Lepke and Streaming Media's Nadine Krefetz discuss the importance of efficiency, cost, metrics, and ad partnerships in OTT integration in this clip from Streaming Media East Connect 2020.

Best Practices for Server-Side Ad Insertion

fuboTV's Geir Magnusson, Sinclair's Michael Bouchard, Reality Software's Nadine Krefetz, Eyevinn's Magnus Svensson, and Verizon's Darren Lepke discuss SSAI best practices in this clip from Streaming Media East Connect 2020.

Industry News

LTN Global acquires remote production and 4K pioneer DTAGS

LTN Global, the industry leader in transformative media technology and video transport network solutions, announces the acquisition of DTAGS.

AJA Introduces BRIDGE LIVE

Powerful solution fuses AJA I/O technology with Comprimato Software to deliver high-performance multi-channel HD and single-channel UltraHD encoding/decoding/transcoding

California Governor’s Office to Deploy TVU Networks for Continued Pool Feed Video Sharing of Daily Press Briefings

California State relies on TVU’s Project Pool Feed initiative since April of this year to provide content to broadcasters during pandemic.

AVer Information Inc. USA Joins SRT Alliance for High Quality, Low Latency Video Streaming Over the Internet

AVer PTZ310 and PTZ330 Models Support SRT Connectivity