November 12, 2020
Netflix Goes 'Direct' to Older Viewers
The new live linear channel being trialled in France could be rolled out internationally, including in the U.S.
V-Nova Announces Completion of MPEG-5 LCEVC Standard
Independently validated to deliver higher quality at up to 40% lower bitrates, LCEVC enhances compression and computational efficiency of any codec on any device
Quickstream Unveils First Rapid-Deployment Live Video Exchange Cloud Service
Quickstream Cloud enables easy IP video channel exchange, with global connections, over any transport stream
5G's Future Is Broken. Here's Why We Need 6G
InterDigital, one of the chief architects of generational telecoms developments, says true immersive video experiences are a bust at 5G
AV1 Has Arrived: Comparing Codecs from AOMedia, Visionular, and Intel/Netflix
Within 24 months, hardware support appeared, encoding became affordable, and AV1 became a much more realistic competitor to HEVC. Here's how the currently available AV1 codecs measure up.
Don't Believe the 5G Streaming Video Hype
5G holds promise for smart cities, smart vehicles, and industrial automation. For video streaming? Not so much.
MediaKind Mediaroom is the IPTV platform used by MEO, the leading pay-TV service in Portugal
MediaKind, a global change leader in media technology and services, announces that its long-standing Mediaroom customer, MEO, has been recognized as Portugal's leading pay-TV service by market share (39.8%).
Spin Digital Releases HEVC Software Encoder for 8K Live Video
Spin Digital, a provider of high-performance video codecs, announced today the launch of its HEVC/H.265 software real-time encoder designed for 8K live video applications. The new encoder, called Spin Enc Live, offers the quality, compression efficiency a
LiveU Breaks Major Usage Records on US Election Day
LiveU reports a 35% increase in LiveU field units and an over 30% increase in the number of simultaneous live feeds compared to the 2016 US Presidential Election
Unified Streaming’s latest playlist technology enables OTT providers to move on from video files and prepare for a dynamic future
Unified Streaming, a leader in smart video streaming technologies, has announced an enhancement to its video playlist technology for OTT streams that improves engagement with viewers, creates efficiencies in streaming workflows and drives new advertising