Live Streaming

Live streaming services are pushing the limits of online video and OTT, and live events are still the standards by which the success of the industry are judged. Look here for the latest news on live streaming trends, as well as how-to and technical articles on everything from live production to live linear channels.

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How to Add Zoom Participants in vMix as Clean Inputs

With the release of vMix 27, Windows producers can now get clean Zoom Meeting inputs in vMix. The best part is that there are no additional upfront or monthly subscription costs to vMix 27users with an HD, 4K, Pro, or Max license. All that is required is to download the Zoom Plugin for vMix. Here's how it works.

All the News That’s Fit for FAST

News broadcasting is one of the most exciting and quickly growing areas for FAST development, highlighted by the recent announcement of the BBC/AMC 24-hour live FAST news channel. Other legacy media news broadcasters, such as Scripps, Sinclair, Hearst, and USA Today, have also entered the FAST news space, many of them with a focus on local content. What are some of the current trends and challenges for FAST news delivery? In this article, several leading industry commentators provide insight.

The Most Demanded FAST Genre in 2024: News

2024 is the ultimate election year. A total of 91 countries—including the U.S., the U.K., India, and 27 European Union nations—will hold elections. In this context, it's no surprise to witness platforms and news outlets finessing their FAST channel strategy. The BBC News FAST channel launch was perfectly timed in that regard. BBC News is now available as a FAST channel on platforms like Pluto TV, Samsung TV Plus, Xumo Play, VIZIO, and more.

The State of Streaming Sustainability 2024

How do others see us, and how do we measure our progress? New data on streaming power consumption will al­low the industry to target further reductions in power consumption while working toward longer-term solu­tions that reuse old technologies alongside current best practices as a way to extend the life of streaming tech for years to come.

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Interview with Antonio G. Corrado, CEO, MainStreaming

An interview with MainStreaming CEO and co-founder Antonio Corrado who explains why he is on a mission to redefine how on-demand and live video streaming are delivered at scale with high-performance KPIs.

Tech Talk: Making the Most out of BRIDGE LIVE with AJA's Mike Boucke

From facilitating live-event streaming to remote production and beyond, AJA's multi-channel UltraHD and HD live video solution BRIDGE LIVE supports a wide range of streaming and contribution codecs. Join AJA product manager Mike Boucke to learn more about this powerful device and all it offers for live-stream workflows—from ultra-low latency to support for NDI and more.

Ultra-Low-Latency Streaming: HESP vs webRTC

HESP Alliance's Pieter-Jan Speelmans compares HESP and webRTC, evaluating latency, scalability, device support, network resilience, content protection, viewer quality of experience, timed metadata support, and backwards compatibility.

Interview with Jonas Engwall, Chief Executive Officer of Bedrock

An interview with Bedrock CEO Jonas Engwall. With more than 20 years' experience in the media and technology industry, and a professional career spanning almost a dozen countries, Jonas brings extensive expertise and a proven trackrecord for leading business growth and international expansion.

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