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Cloud Video

As video providers and content owners look to slash costs, improve efficiency, and stay flexible, they’re turning to the cloud for some or all of the video workflow, from encoding and transcoding to packaging, storage, DRM, and more.  Here you’ll find news, reviews, and analysis of the latest in cloud video services and workflows.

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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.

Buyers' Guide: Live Streaming Software

This article takes a look at 12 options you can pick from when looking to produce live-switched video: Boinx mimoLive, Broadcast Pix ChurchPix, Ecamm Live, ManyCam, OBS Studio, PRISM Live Studio, Vizrt TriCaster, Telestream Wirecast, vMix, Vimeo Livestream Studio, and XSplit Broadcaster

Streamticker: The Biggest Streaming Mergers & Acquisitions of 2023

When it comes to mergers and acquisitions in the streaming industry and M&E marketplace in 2023 and an accounting of the year's most consequential deals, it makes the most sense to open at the close: Disney's early-November announcement that it would fully subsume Hulu into its empire with a buyout that completed an acquisition initiated in pre-pandemic 2019.

How to Meet the Challenges of Cloud-Based Media Creation

Nadine Krefetz writes about the ways of how to best meet the challenges of cloud media creation.

Spotlights

Designing Streaming Infrastructure for a Massive Music Festival

A conversation with Teradek and BC Live Productions

Making Cloud-Based Remote Editing an Operational Reality

In this case study from TMT Insights, we delve into the remarkable transformation journey of A+E Networks, where the company reclaimed control of its media supply chain by bringing content management workflows in-house. A+E Networks collaborated with TMT Insights and leveraged the Polaris operational management platform to revolutionize broadcast and VOD edit workflows, streamlining processes, and automating manual tasks.

Create a Streaming Service at Scale Within Minutes with AWS Streaming Service Wizard

Streaming Media 2023 Trendsetters: Introducing LTN Wave

IP is revolutionizing the media industry, delivering unprecedented innovation, flexibility, and scalability. To reap the full benefits of IP transport, scale their content reach, and drive new monetization opportunities, media organizations need an IP solution that delivers high-reliability, scale, and low latency.

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Nostr: The Next Step to Micropayment Video Content Monetization?

The impetus to create something like Nostr began with the Bitcoin community, which was seeking more ways to confirm known identities on the public Internet and create a path to send payments between two parties with more ease than ever before.

Streaming Sustainability and Imaginary Bridges in the Cloud

Only time will tell how successful new sustainability reporting standards ESRS E1 (European) and the SEC (US) mandate will be in the near-term in curbing greenwashing and improving sustainability requirements and adherence in the streaming industry, or how much of the long-term their failure might costs us.

Cloud Video Companies and Suppliers