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Applicaster Turbocharges Video App Development with New Quick Brick Framework

New addition to the Zapp Platform’s Core framework simplifies OTT video app development, shrinks time to market and accelerates return on investment  Applicaster, the global technology company simplifying the creation, delivery and management of OTT video applications, today launched Quick Brick, a new app development framework available within its SaaS app development platform, Zapp. The revolutionary new toolset turbocharges video app development, enabling media companies to shrink time to market, reduce development and…

Now Deploy VIDIZMO’s Video Platform Solutions Directly from Azure Marketplace

VIDIZMO LLC, a Microsoft IP co-sell ready gold partner recognized in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Video Content Management (EVCM), announced the availability of its live and on-demand video streaming and management solutions, digital asset media solution (DAM), and digital evidence management solution (DEM) for purchase and deployment directly from Azure Marketplace and Azure Government Marketplace within minutes. Built on top of the Azure cloud platform, which provides the compute, storage, networking, and…

Visbit Launches Visbit Lite and DeepSmooth to Unlock 60FPS Experience for High-Resolution VR Videos

The company also renames its existing product Visbit VR Theater to Visbit Pro Visbit, the leading immersive media technology company, beta launches two new products--Visbit Lite and Visbit DeepSmooth--to enable 60FPS experience for high-resolution VR videos. Visbit Lite, including an encoder and a player, is a free toolset designed for local encoding and playback of up to 6K stereo 60FPS VR videos. Visbit DeepSmooth, powered by deep learning technology, can artificially increase a VR video's frame rate to 60FPS or higher.…

Ofinno Launches Video Compression Team

Ofinno, LLC is excited to announce the expansion of their research operation with the addition of a Video Compression team. This new team was created as a result of client demand.  While the focus has historically been on wireless technologies, Ofinno's expertise is leading the way into immersive media, including augmented and virtual reality. Ofinno's work within the MPEG standards body includes Versatile Video Coding, 6 Degrees of Freedom, Genome Compression, Omnidirectional Media Format, Multi-Image Application format,…

InterDigital’s Alan Stein Presented IEEE Award for Exploration of Next Generation Video Coding Standards

Mr. Stein awarded Matti S. Siukola Memorial for presentation at Annual Broadcast Symposium InterDigital, Inc., a mobile and video technology research and development company, today announced that Alan Stein, vice president of technology, was recognized by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and presented with the Matti S. Siukola Memorial award for his presentation on next generation video coding standards. The selected paper, titled “Next-Gen Codecs: Going (Well) Beyond HEVC,” was selected…

Harmonic Providing Free Access to Video Streaming Innovation During Global Lockdown

The current global health crisis has given rise to rapid growth in network traffic, resulting in strain across global broadband networks. In order to address the recent surge and to support its many customers during these unprecedented times, Harmonic today announced it will provide its EyeQ content-aware encoding (CAE) technology free for the next 90 days to help alleviate the current network constraints. Harmonic's EyeQ technology leverages artificial intelligence to reduce streaming congestion on broadband networks by…

Elecard Releases Integration With Zixi Software-Defined Video Platform

CodecWorks broadcast quality live encoding software for digital TV Zixi, the industry leader for enabling dependable, live broadcast-quality video over any-IP, and award winning architect of the Software-Defined Video Platform (SDVP), today announced a partnership and integrations with Elecard, a prominent provider of software products for encoding, transcoding, monitoring and analysis of video and audio data in diverse formats. Elecard has integrated the Zixi Software-Defined Platform with CodecWorks, a professional…

LENS Immersive, Stealth Australian Company Debuts New Encoder to Reduce Data Crunch for Online Video Streaming Sites

Streaming Fix: As the coronavirus pandemic forces people around the world to stay inside, streaming platforms have been forced to throttle video quality around the globe while coping with unprecedented network demand ENS Immersive launched access to their proprietary encoding tool TORII (T264.lens-immersive.com). The incredible amount of new network traffic, due to work-from-home and entertain-at home, has put major new strains on national and international internet infrastructure. Citing this incredible global demand,…

Cloudinary Launches Enhanced WordPress Plugin, Named a WordPress VIP Technology Partner

With Cloudinary, WordPress Users Cut Their Content Publishing Times in Half and Greatly Improve Site Performance Cloudinary, the dynamic media management platform for many of the world’s top companies, today unveiled its enhanced WordPress Plugin for seamless image and video management, and announced its certification as a WordPress VIP Technology Partner, a select set of partners vetted for performance, security, ease of use and scale. Available today, the Cloudinary for WordPress Plugin enables the millions of companies…

Oracle Cloud Powers New Video, Gaming, and Sports Streaming Services

Leading content streaming companies turn to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure to enable fast digital storage, retrieval, and delivery to meet growing global demand As live streaming continues to represent a huge portion of all internet traffic, leading content providers – Phenix, Net Insight, and Mynet Inc. – have selected Oracle Cloud Infrastructure to support growing global demand for streaming content. According to Go-Globe, live streaming is expected to account for 82 percent of all internet traffic this year, and the…

Talview Partners With LinkedIn Talent Hub to Put AI-powered Live Video Interviewing Inside the New ATS

With the Integration of Live Video Interviewing, Users of Linkedin Talent Hub Can Interview Candidates Anywhere and at Anytime, Objectively Assess Hard and Soft Skills, and Verify Authenticity Artificial Intelligence (AI) recruitment startup Talview announces that it's an integration partner with LinkedIn's Applicant Tracking System (ATS), Talent Hub. LinkedIn Talent Hub allows organizations to source, manage, and hire candidates from one place, and Talview's live interviewing capabilities are now integrated into the…

Zixi Showcases Industry Leading Software-Defined Video Platform At CES

Interoperable With Any IP Network, Any Protocol, Any Cloud Provider, Any Edge Device. Zixi, the industry leader for enabling dependable, live broadcast-quality video over all-IP, and award winning architect of the Software Defined Video Platform (SDVP), announced that January 7th through the 9th at the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show the company will be featuring with Version 13 extensive new functionalities from the four elements that enable the broadcaster video network to be intelligently and centrally managed using…

OmniVision Announces 4K Video Processor

OmniVision Technologies, Inc., a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, announced in advance of CES the OA805, a video processor that supports high-efficiency video coding (HEVC) compression with the lowest power consumption in the industry. The interest in HEVC (also known as H.265) for IoT-enabled home security devices is growing rapidly. This advanced video compression standard reduces storage requirements and enables the streaming of 4K videos over wireless connections. The trade-off is that the…

In A World Where “Big Data is Video”, An AI Language for Machines Emerges

CDVA, the 1st Global AI Standard, Enables Words Supporting a Language between Machines to Develop for Lower Cost, Lower Latency and Energy Efficient Automation Intelligence Gyrfalcon Technology Inc. (GTI) sees interest surging around MPEG7's latest standards that usher in a wave of capabilities leveraging AI, but more importantly, solving issues for AI that promise to accelerate deployment, reduce latency, lower cost and alleviate compatibility. It is timely that such standards are emerging, as machines are becoming the…

Right Management and Grand Circus to Provide Skills Training to Accelerate Michigan’s Technology Industry

Partnership aims to reskill candidates to fill thousands of open IT careers in Michigan Right Management, a global leadership development and outplacement firm, and Grand Circus, Michigan's leading tech training institution, announced a partnership to prepare and upskill individuals to quickly enter Michigan's growing technology industry. Beginning today, Right Management outplacement candidates will have exclusive access to Grand Circus' bootcamps in both Detroit and Grand Rapids. Once admitted, candidates will receive…

The Common Sense Census: Media Use by Tweens and Teens: New Research Finds YouTube Videos Beat Out TV and Video Games as Entertainment of…

Access to Streaming Content Grows as Children Get Smartphones at Younger and Younger Ages As YouTube personalities, online influencers, and gaming celebrities have captured young peoples' attention, watching videos online has rocketed in popularity, topping TV, music, video games, and mobile games for enjoyment among tweens -- while four years ago it ranked fifth. Among teens, only listening to music beat out watching online videos, with playing video games, watching TV, and using social media trailing behind, according…

Aupera Receives Strategic Investment from Xilinx to Enable Video and AI Acceleration from Cloud to Edge Data Centers

Aupera Technologies, a Vancouver-based company providing highly intelligent video processing solutions for the cloud to the emerging edge network, announced today it has received a strategic investment from Xilinx Inc. Founded in 2014, Aupera has created a new distributed heterogeneous architecture designed to address the explosion of live video in the Cloud and data center market, and the need for a scalable, high-density and power-efficient video processing solution. Powered by Zync UltraScale+ MPSoC devices, Aupera’s…

Discovery Selects Synamedia’s Virtualized DCM to Support Its Asia Pacific Migration to Cloud Encoding

Global Leader in Real-Life Entertainment Entrusts Synamedia's Flexible, IP-Based Platform to Support Its Cloud Transition Synamedia, the world's largest independent video software provider, announced that Discovery, Inc. has chosen its virtualized Digital Content Manager (DCM) from its video network portfolio to increase operational efficiencies for its Asia Pacific distribution. A long-time Synamedia PowerVu customer, Discovery is centralizing its Asia Pacific uplink compression systems to its Sterling ,Virginia…

Synamedia Augments Video Network Portfolio with Telestream Vod Workflow Products

Synamedia, the world's largest independent video software provider, announced that it is augmenting its video network portfolio through a partnership with video on demand (VOD) workflow solutions vendor Telestream. The partnership builds on Synamedia's announcement of new products at IBC that are designed to simplify and optimize end-to-end video workflows. Synamedia will be showcasing its video network portfolio, among other solutions, in its booth #2311 at the SCTE•ISBE Cable-Tec Expo, October 1 –  3, 2019 in New Orleans.…

GeoEdge Researchers Uncover Malicious Auto-Redirect Ads in Programmatic VPAID Video Inserted in Sandboxed iFrames

This Newly Discovered Re-Direct Attack Marks the Continued Escalation of Malware Attacks like Steganography and WebRTC Which Go Undetected via Traditional Blacklisting, the Most Frequently Used Method to Block Malicious Ads this Is the Result of Abuse of Sandboxed iFrames Which Were Developed to Provide Safe Communications Between the Publisher’s Content and the Advertiser For serving video ads, marketers and agencies have embraced the VPAID (Video Player Ad-serving Interface Definition) ad format which enables…