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February 01, 2021

Online Video News

VVC Patent Pools: And Then There Were Two

Access Advance and MPEG LA will both administer patent pools for VVC, but it's still unclear what will be covered under the patents and what the likely royalty costs will be.

Vimeo Launches New Video Marketing Tools

The company also introduced native integrations with top marketing software platforms Mailchimp, HubSpot, Constant Contact, and more

Spotlights

CEO Interview: Richard Oesterricher, Streaming Global

Streaming Global aims to solve three of the online video industry's biggest pain points: high delivery costs, lack of reliable scalability, and too-long latencies

CEO Interview: Steve Orlando, Seaborn

Seaborn is helping its customers respond to the overwhelming demand for new OTT services with capacity and scale

CEO Interview: Claudio Lisman, Primestream

Primestream's Media IO and Xchange Media Cloud work together to create an IP Network Operations Center for live production and editing using any streaming protocol

CEO Interview: Christopher Levy, BuyDRM

We spoke with BuyDRM CEO and co-founder Christopher Levy about how his company is keeping up with the demand, how CMAF is changing the video landscape, and how watermarking and DRM are working hand-in-hand to thwart piracy.

Short Cuts

AVOD on the Rise

S&P Senior Research Analyst Michelle Abraham breaks down the state of the ad-supported streaming market in 2020 and 2021, where the bottom is dropping out and where the dollars are coming from in the areas that are thriving and reviving.

Virtual Audio Cables for Multi-Source Remote Streaming Production

Stream4us' Anthony Burokas explains how to use "virtual audio cables" from vb-audio.com to connect multiple audio sources when using a laptop for live streaming production with multiple remote guests.

Blog

How Big Data Can Save the Big Screen

The COVID-19 pandemic changed the business of cinema forever. Studios that use data to adapt to a new world of windowing for VOD and EST strategies will thrive.

Bulk Streaming and Fake Listens: How Bots Are Impacting the Music Streaming Industry

K-pop fans are infamous for their "stop at nothing" philosophy towards boosting their favorites, including deploying bot farms to ensure they top the charts. Learn more about the economics of streaming — and how bots are being employed to game the system.

Industry News

Matrox Video Introduces Enhanced KVM-over-IP Operations for NewTek Live Production Workflows

Extio 3 IP KVM extenders now compatible with NewTek 3Play® 3P1 and TriCaster® TC1 production systems to enable seamless 4K and multi-display extension and switching support over IP

Telstra Awarded DPP Committed to Sustainability Mark Building on the Company’s Environmental Programme

Telstra’s commitment to operating as a responsible and sustainable business has today been recognised by the Digital Production Partnership (DPP) Committed to Sustainability Programme, an industry leading scheme celebrating and promoting good practice in

Telestream Announces Comprehensive Ad-Insertion Monitoring for both OTT Streaming and Linear TV Delivery

New Ad-insert Monitoring enables streaming video operators to find and fix advertising faults fast

CDN77 reaches the 50 Tbps network capacity milestone and plans massive adoption of 400G technology

CDN77, a global provider of content delivery network services, announced that it has reached the 50 Tbps network capacity milestone and plans a massive adoption of 400G network technology in 2021.

Magewell Unveils New Universal Media Encoder for Live Streaming, Production, AV-over-IP and More

Versatile Ultra Encode family provides H.264, H.265 and NDI®|HX encoding with multi-protocol support for wide range of professional applications and integration projects