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February 17, 2021

Online Video News

MGM Partners with Eluvio Content Fabric for Next-Gen Delivery

Eluvio Content Fabric used to support MGM sales with film and TV pre-releases, virtual premieres, screenings, marketing, and licensing of MGM's vast library

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.

Featured Articles

VR? AR? Today, It's All About XR

Interest in VR has waned, even as the technology has improved. But combine it with augmented reality and mixed reality to form extended reality (XR), and things get interesting.

Navigating the Ad Tech Maze

Here's how five industry experts are finding their way through the complicated world of advertising technology.

Q&A: Zoom CTO Brendan Ittelson

Zoom has become the go-to communications tool for everything from business meetings and conferences to online learning and virtual happy hours. We talk to CTO Brendan Ittelson about the company's remarkable growth and its plans for the future.

Spotlights

Explore New Frontiers in Real Time Video Streaming

Ant Media Server with clustering capability works with AWS CloudFormation to deliver ultra-low latency streaming

Margins in Streaming Market Will Erode in 2021; Diversification is Key

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

Short Cuts

Where Will New Content Come from in the COVID Era?

HBO's Euan McLeod and S&P's Michelle Abraham offer two perspectives on how the pandemic has affected content production and its current and coming impact on OTT viewers in this clip from Streaming Media West Connect.

Will Remote Production and Cloud Distribution Become the New Norm?

TAG's Peter Wharton and HBO's Euan McLeod discuss the rise of remote production and cloud distribution and whether they're hear to stay in this clip from Streaming Media West Connect.

Future in Focus

The Evolution of the Movie Theater is at Hand

With OTT services like HBO Max streaming first-run movies on release day, movie theaters need to think beyond comfy chairs and draft beer to keep selling tickets.

Industry News

Bitmovin Brings Immersive Technical Training with Jan Ozer’s Streaming Media 101 Course

The Course Will Give All Employees Top Training in the Latest and Most Innovative High-Quality Video Streaming Solutions

Vizrt Extended Reality delivers Flexible Access to world-class virtual, augmented, mixed, and extended reality graphics and video walls

Vizrt, the world’s leading provider of software-defined visual storytelling tools (#SDVS) for media content creators, today announced Vizrt XR (Extended Reality) to give in-studio and outdoor broadcasters the ultimate creative potential in visual storytel

Telestream 2110 IP Monitoring Helps Chinese State Broadcaster CCTV Launch Live 8K Ultra HD Channel

Telestream helps CCTV prepare 8K UHD as production format for Beijing Winter Olympics