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October 07, 2020

Online Video News

H.264 Still Dominates Streaming Industry, According to Bitmovin Report

The latest Bitmovin Video Developer Report reveals shifts in business models, ad insertion technology, and codec usage

FuboTV Announces IPO

The initial public offering will consist of 15 million shares of common stock, with an expected offering price of between $9 and $11 per share

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.

Solving the OTT Worfklow Puzzle

With so many moving parts in the streaming workflow, are best practices even possible? Five industry leaders share their insights into how to make all of the pieces fit

Short Cuts

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.

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.

Blog

How Niche Streaming Services Are Changing The Game

When it comes to streaming success, bigger isn't always better. Smaller, more focused services are finding audiences and thriving in the shadow of Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and Disney+.

AI-Based Scaling as the Key to Cost-Efficient 4K UHD Content Delivery

AI-based Super Resolution can give viewers compelling UHD viewing experiences from a 1K-resolution source.

Industry News

Ultra-low Latency Live Streaming Goes Mainstream

PlayBox Neo Announces Latest Refinements to AirBox Neo and IP-Based Cloud2TV Playout

New features provide easier and more flexible management for varying scales of broadcast television playout.

Next-generation SMPTE VC-6 video production codec standard published

• SMPTE VC-6 (ST-2117) is the new mezzanine codec to optimize and accelerate a wide variety of production workflows • VC-6 provides vital advantages over technologies like Apple ProRes and DNxHD including multi-resolution and region-of-interest decoding

Matrox Video Unveils VERO—an ST 2110 Signal Generator and Diagnostic Tool

Matrox VERO enables broadcasters, system integrators, and manufacturers to validate ST 2110 edge devices for SMPTE ST 2110-networked infrastructures

NDI Integration with Microsoft Teams Opens Up Production Opportunities

Each discrete Teams caller separates out as an NDI® source to be added to any production