Video Is For Everyone: Kaltura’s Tsur

In a big year for video technology vendor Kaltura, the company acquired Tvinci, an outfit that helps content owners create over-the-top TV experiences. But more customers than just TV companies want to use video nowadays. “Visual experiences are becoming part of our lives, transforming the way we learn, entertain, work,” Kaltura president and co-founder Michal Tsur says […]

 

Powering Google Hangouts, ‘Vidyo’ Expands Live Video Solution for Businesses, Healthcare

One name with which some in the online video business may not be overly familiar is Vidyo. The New Jersey-based provider of videoconferencing technology often sits in the background whilst its clients roll out products partly based on its code. “Google Hangouts (video chat) is built on the Vidyo technology,” Vidyo VP Ray Glynn tells […]

 

Akamai Casts Its Diagnostics Eye Over More Video Services

Time was, Akamai was a plain old content delivery network. Then it began offering video distributors Sola analytics tools to track audience behavior and quality of video service. Sola‘s latest addition this year, Viewer Diagnostics, aims to tell advertisers and video service operators just how well end users are experiencing their video. “We can see […]

 

Kaltura Finds Broad Adoption of Video Solution in Higher Education & the Enterprise

Online video technology provider Kaltura sees a growing business line in the growing movement to revolutionize education. The firm, which began by offering open-source software, has been offering its services to colleges for some time. But CEO and co-founder Ron Yekutiel reckons there is further promise in the “flipped classroom” movement, in which students would […]