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Government video faces special requirements, from archiving to closed captioning, that require specialized tools and platforms to deliver it effectively and in compliance.

Here you'll find our coverage of the technologies, tools, and platforms that enable streaming for government agencies.

All In On NDI

Many people have gone all in on NDI. But how they use it can be very different from how you might want to use it.

Buyers' Guide to Live Streaming Platforms

Looking for live streaming services? Whether you're streaming church services, school events, enterprise meetings, entertainment content, or just about anything else, this buyers' guide has you covered.

Buyers' Guide to Low-Latency Solutions

If you need low latency, here's how to pick the technology solution that's right for you. But it's not a one-size-fits-all affair.

Achieving Zero Latency for Video and Audio Is a Zero-Sum Game

In the AV world, zero-frame latency isn't just a pipe dream—it's a requirement. Here's why the streaming industry would do well to pay attention.

Readers' Choice Voting Deadline Extended Until August 23

It's time to cast your vote in the 10th-annual Readers' Choice Awards, the only awards program in the industry where the winners are picked by the people who actually use their products and services

Seed Money: 6 Ways Streaming Video Plays a Role in Farming

In chores such as cattle wrangling and crop rotation, streaming video is surprisingly important to those working in agribusiness

DIY: Icecast Internet Radio Server

In the latest installment of our do-it-yourself series, we'll look at how to set up an Icecast server on an AWS cloud instance.

New Video Meetup Features Streaming Media Editors

The SMAdvancedForum video meetup looks to resurrect the spirit and substance of the Streaming Media Advanced Forum email list of yore, and launches this Thursday.

Voting Open in the 2017 Streaming Media European Readers' Choice Awards

It's time for you to cast your vote in one or all of our 17 categories in the only industry awards program in which the winners are decided by the people who use their products and services.

2017 Streaming Media Europe Readers' Choice Awards: Now Accepting Nominations

We'll be accepting nominations until 1 July for the only awards program in the industry where end users get to pick the winners in 17 categories from analytics to webcast platform.

NAB 17: EU Privacy Changes Raise Alarms, Covatic Offers Solution

In May 2018, sweeping consumer privacy rules will change the way companies doing business in the EU can collect and store data. Is this the end to viewer personalization?

Review: DJI Inspire 2 with Zenmuse X5S Camera

The DJI Inspire 2 sets a new bar for drones, and the Zenmuse X5S camera is on par with much pricier models. It might be overkill for live streaming, but combined with the drone and DJI's gimbals, it's well worth the price.

Latency Sucks! So Which Companies Are Creating a Solution?

It's one of the biggest challenges facing live video streaming today, and it's remained frustratingly stubborn. Explore the technical solutions that could finally bring latency down to the 1-second mark.

2016 Streaming Media Europe Readers' Choice Awards: Now Accepting Nominations

We'll be accepting nominations until 29 August for the only awards program in the industry where end users get to pick the winners. This year, we've added new categories, including VR/360° video and enterprise.

Buyer's Guide to CDN Services 2016

From pure-play to piecemeal, CDN services offer significant benefits. Here are the major features to look for at a time when the lines around CDN services are getting blurred.

Buyer's Guide to Webcasting Platforms 2016

Customization, mobile compatibility, and marketing features are just a few of the checkboxes to tick off.

How to Choose a Live Streaming Schema

Whether you want a provider to handle everything or want to add cloud transcoding and packaging to an existing workflow, these are the questions you need to ask.

How to Encode and Deliver to Multiple ABR Formats

Use a single adaptive group, packaged differently for different targets, to keep encoding and storage costs down.

Case Study: Live Streaming the UK General Election

2015 saw a paradigm shift in live broadcasting when Sky News partnered LiveU for its coverage of the UK general election: the broadcaster delivered 138 live IP feeds from 150 key counts and constituencies countrywide using cellular uplinking technology.

Streaming Forum 2016: Call For Speakers Now Open

The Streaming Forum is back in 2016, with a new location and a new focus on live streaming. It will be part of BVE's London Entertainment Week in February.