Customer Demand Drives Creation of Haivision Video Cloud

Customer demand for content creation and consumption led IP video networking and digital signage leader Haivision to create their own video content management system – a core component of the Haivision Video Cloud, which was launched in April, says Chance Mason, EVP of Internet media for Haivision. After the acquisition of  encoding system KulaByte, the Montreal and […]

 

Magnet Media Makes Debut into Web Original Programming

Founded in 2000, NY-based production and marketing company Magnet Media, which has been involved in producing video creative and branded entertainment for companies like Google, Microsoft and Adobe, recently launched a next-generation content studio that will focus on creating web original series – Magnet Media Originals. Beet.TV spoke with Paul Kontonis, general manager for Magnet Media […]

 

Streaming Media Author Discusses HEVC Implementation

The benefits of H.265 aka HEVC are obvious – 4K video provided at an equivalent quality to H.264 at half the data rate, says Jan Ozer, who works with the Streaming Learning Center and is an author for Streaming Media Magazine. Beet.TV spoke with Ozer at the Streaming Media East conference where he was a moderator for […]

 

vidIQ Inks Deals with Brands for YouTube Optimization Tools

The recently hatched YouTube metrics service vidIQ has inked deals with brands such as Revision3, Mondo Media and SalesForce, says Rob Sandie, Co-Founder of vidIQ during an interview with Beet.TV at Streaming Media East. “We help brands maximize views on YouTube and we will help a brand with their Youtube SEO strategy,” he explains. vidIQ […]

 

AOL + Brightcove Player, an Upside for Publishers

AOL is seeking to syndicate video content, not just across  websites and portals – but into proprietary video players, the first of which is Brightcove.  The alliance allows Brightcove customers,  such as the Weather Company, to pull videos from hundreds of AOL publisher partners into their Brightcove players, explains Frank Besterio, VP and head of […]

 

Netflix to Deploy Local “Cache Boxes” for Streaming HD Video to the “Last Mile”

Netflix, which dominates Internet traffic in the U.S. with as much as 30 percent of bandwidth at peak hours, is shifting from its distribution from content delivery networks (CDN’s), which stream from a central point, to a multitude of “cache” boxes which will be widely distributed to Internet providers who will store high quality video […]

 

Ustream Makes Big Move into Video Services Sector

Ustream, the widely popular live web streaming site, has been quietly moving into a full-services, video solution provider for small customers and  big enterprises and media companies, says David Gibbons, VP for product marketing, in this interview with Beet.TV Some customers for the Ustream video platform include Cisco, Dell and Sony, says Gibbons. We spoke […]