November 26, 2020

Featured News

Verizon Preps 5G Edge for 8K Live with AWS and Zixi

Zixi's Software-Defined Video Platform and live protocol are being used to deliver the 8K stream with AWS and Verizon for a major global broadcaster

AWS Takes SDI in the Cloud to Next Level

Proof of concept of uncompressed live video workflow in the cloud demonstrates future production possibilities and opens up interop can of worms

Canal+ Group and Kudelski Group Shut Down Illegal On-Demand Content Distributor KBoxServ

Content piracy organization, with servers in multiple European countries, provided access to an on-demand content catalogue of more than 77,000 TV episodes and 7,000 movies

Featured Articles

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.

Streaming Forum Connect - How to Compete in an Overcrowded OTT Field

As people stayed at home over the last few months, OTT video moved into the spotlight like never before. Global giants like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, as well as local services, have reported skyrocketing usage, while new entrant Disney+ shook up the market with its launch in March.

Industry News

The 2020 International Emmy Awards Go Virtual with the Video Call Center

VCC patented remote production services will bring 44 International Emmy Award nominees, spanning 20 countries, together virtually for live gala award event

Dorna thrills MotoGP viewing audience with Viz Arena virtual and augmented reality graphics

MotoGP™, the best motorcycle racing spectacle on earth, featuring the world’s leading riders and the most technologically advanced and fastest motorbikes, is thrilling television audiences even further with cutting edge graphics using Viz Arena software f

Bitmovin Enables Innovation with New VVC Codec Feature

Bitmovin Collaborates with Fraunhofer Group to Integrate the Most Advanced and Efficient Codec on the Market to its Encoding Solution