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November 02, 2020

Online Video News

The 2020 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards Finalists

More than 2,200 readers voted in 26 categories. We'll announce the winners later this month, but here's a tease—the top three vote-getters in each category. And you just might be surprised at the names you see.

Datazoom Launches First Collection Data Dictionary for CDN Log Streaming

CDN log streaming is critical to understanding end-to-end real-time video performance, and the new CDN Data Dictionary makes accessing that data easier

Vimeo Launches Free Video Messaging Tool for Remote Teams

Vimeo Record boosts workplace collaboration, productivity and knowledge sharing 

Quickstream Unveils First Rapid-Deployment Live Video Exchange Cloud Service

Quickstream Cloud enables easy IP video channel exchange, with global connections, over any transport stream

Featured Articles

5G's Future Is Broken. Here's Why We Need 6G

InterDigital, one of the chief architects of generational telecoms developments, says true immersive video experiences are a bust at 5G

Review: Epiphan LiveScrypt

LiveScrypt combines a hardware appliance for audio input and a cloud application for transcription to deliver a polished, inexpensive, easy-to-use real-time transcription solution

ATSC 3.0: The Future Is Now

The broadcast industry has been looking for ways to compete with OTT, and ATSC 3.0 gives it its last, best chance.

Short Cuts

Low-Latency Streaming Checklist

VideoRx CTO leads viewers through a checklist for prioritizing and achieving low-latency streaming in this clip from his presentation at Streaming Media West Connect 2020.

Machine Learning and OTT Personalization

Resonance AI's Randa Minkarah, Streaming Media's Nadine Krefetz, and American Public Television's Garry Fields discuss the role of machine learning in targeted OTT UX customization in this clip from their panel at Streaming Media West Connect 2020.

The Producer's View

When It Comes to Being on Camera, Don't Be "That Person"

There's no longer any excuse for poor-quality audio or bad video on your Zoom meetings or webinars. By following just a few simple tips and spending less than $200, you can look like a pro.


Don't Believe the 5G Streaming Video Hype

5G holds promise for smart cities, smart vehicles, and industrial automation. For video streaming? Not so much.

Industry News

Matrox Maevex 6152 Quad 4K Decoder Unlocks Next-Level AV over IP

Matrox Maevex 6152 decodes and displays up to four 4K streams of ultra-low-bitrate, visually lossless, exceptional-low-latency AV content

UEFA uses TVU Networks for the Live UEFA 2020/21 Champions’ League Group-Stage Draw

The social distancing and travel restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic meant that representatives of the participating UEFA teams were unable to physically attend the Champion League draws and ceremony hosted at UEFA headquarters near Geneva, Switzerland.

MediaKind launches CE Mini to provide cost-efficient, rapidly deployable video contribution encoding for live events

MediaKind announces the launch of its new encoder, CE Mini, which is designed for high-performance encoding of demanding live content. It addresses the need for video contribution covering live sports, government and educational markets, which is simple t

AJA, Dalet, NTT TechnoCross Corporation, and Ross Video Join the SRT Open Source Project; SRT Alliance Surpasses 450 Members and Announces the Return of SRT Tuesdays

The popular SRT Tuesday Webinar Series and SRT Plugfest return as adoption of open-source SRT continues to grow, driven by interest from industry leaders in broadcast