May 25, 2017
In NewFront Presentation, BBC Introduces Itself to Ad Community
The BBC held its first newfront presentation today, choosing to explain its reach and reputation to the ad community—and why that matters for U.S. companies.
TV App Maker 24i to Debut Video CMS, SmartOTT Backstage, at NAB
Designed to sit between consumer apps and backend video systems, this CMS can collect, enrich, and organize metadata for better personalization.
CDN Market Pricing Down, but Overall Growth Continues
At last week's Content Delivery Summit, Dan Rayburn presented his annual survey of pricing and trends in the industry. Per-GB prices are down, but CDNs are making up for the drop with increased efficiencies and value-added services
Amazon, Netflix, and More Go Global With the Cloud
At NAB, execs from Amazon, Netflix, 20th Century Fox, and Warner Bros. shared their insights into how virtualized workflows in the cloud are helping them meet international demand
NAB 17 Codec Roundup
Netflix shared its encoding secrets, while Beamr, Capella, Haivision, Harmonic, Hybrid, and V-Nova showed off advances in HEVC, HDR, cloud encoding, and more
Linius and IBM Collaborate to Promote and Sell the Linius Video Virtualization Engine
IBM and Linius to jointly market and promote the Linius Video Virtualization Engine, including building onto the IBM Bluemix platform
Rohde & Schwarz acquires Motama technology
GMIT GmbH, a subsidiary of Munich-based technology group Rohde & Schwarz, has acquired the technology of Motama GmbH. The acquisition will expand the Berlin-based company's product portfolio for interruption-free transmission of audio and video content in
IHS Markit: Online Video Growth Will Drive Western Europe Consumer Spending to €8.7 billion by 2020