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IBC '19: Facebook, Netflix, Google Talk AV1, HEVC, and Support

The world's biggest video streamers have been slow to adopt next-generation codecs like AV1. At an IBC panel, they explained why HEVC is still the most widely supported.

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How CBS Sports Digital Leverages Fastly Media Shield

CBS Sports Digital Senior Director of Engineering Taylor Busch discusses Fastly's Media Shield and the role it played in optimizing high-traffic streaming in its Super Bowl stream in this clip from Live Streaming Summit at Streaming Media East 2019.

Is 360 Live Event Streaming Just a Fad?

FlightLine Films' Jay Nemeth and SkyRae Media's Scott Gillies discuss the staying power of 360/VR/AR live event experiences in this clip from Live Streaming Summit at Streaming Media East 2019.

What Is Output Locking?

CBS Sports Digital Senior Director of Engineering Taylor Busch explains how output locking enables seamless switching of origins in large-scale streaming in this clip from Live Streaming Summit at Streaming Media East 2019.

What Can Streaming Content Owners Do to Prevent Theft?

EZDRM Co-founder & COO Olga Kornienko discusses the importance of understanding the underlying causes of streaming piracy for dealing with it in this clip from her panel at Streaming Media East 2019.

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Two Quick-Fix Solutions That Became Long-Term Problems

When will the industry jettison HTTP-segment-based streaming and buffer-based playback, both of which hold us back? How about right now, our columnist proposes.

Taming the Many-Headed Problem of Video Content Discovery

Sure, today's OTT video platforms could share data and create comprehensive video recommendation systems, but they don't want to. Here's why they should care.

The Bloated Bundle: Today's vMVPDs Are Anything But Skinny

Skinny bundles promised to be bargain-priced alternatives to expensive pay TV packages. Now, they're nearly as pricey as cable and satellite. Where did it all go wrong?

The Compressionist's Aha! Moment: 'The Other Leg, Lanczos'

Every compressionist fantasizes about discovering the perfect configuration option, but our columnist learns that some results are too good to be true.

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