OTT and Social

Automated ABR configuration added to AWS Elemental MediaConvert

AWS Elemental MediaConvert has added a new feature called Automated Adaptive Bit Rate (ABR) Configuration, which automatically customises the encoding ABR configuration for each source video. The new feature simplifies the set up of transcoding, optimises video quality, and reduces ABR package size. ABR packages contain multiple renditions of a video, encoded in a range […]  More

MotoGP hits 30 million social media followers through engaging fans with social video

MotoGP reached a milestone of over 30 million social media followers in September 2020. During races, MotoGP now publishes highlight clips to its social channels in real time which has driven a significant uptake in viewers. To achieve this, MotoGP used Grabyo Studio, a live clipping, video editing and cloud production platform that enables digital […]  More

Game-changing AR functionality for BT Sport app launched on EE 5G network

EE has announced a set of groundbreaking new features for the BT Sport app that will see augmented reality (AR) elements added to live and non-live coverage of Premier League matches. Using the new iPhone 12 over EE’s 5G network, the new features, called Match Day Experience, offer AR viewing on the go and 360 […]  More

Telestream Vantage offers direct publishing to platform

Telestream has rolled out a new option for the Vantage media processing platform that enables direct publishing to’s cloud-based collaborative platform. With the Vantage Connector for, media files and metadata processed by Vantage in preparation for collaborative editing can now be automatically dropped directly into user folders for seamless collaboration and review […]  More

Smart moves from Tedial lift live production out of lockdown

Tedial has announced that Smartlive, its award-winning automated live sports production solution, has recently incorporated several features that will give broadcasters the edge they need to come back to live programming stronger; ready for remote operations and able to target and win fans with better storytelling. Tedial has increased fan engagement for broadcasters who can […]  More

Tedial aims end-to-end IMF workflow at embattled OTT providers

Tedial is highlighting the advantages of its Hyper Interoperable Master Format (IMF) workflow as the contest between over the top (OTT) platforms to engage users with more attractive and personalised material heats up. Having the capabilities to prepare content for multiple territories, platforms and different audiences has become essential for survival and has intensified with […]  More

Telestream releases new Vantage option for automated Nielsen C3/C7 watermarking

Telestream has announced a new option for Vantage that supports automated Nielsen C3 and C7 watermarking with pre-render SID reservation. Available immediately, the new option enables broadcasters making video on demand (VOD) and over the top (OTT) versions (including advertising) of live content accessible as soon as possible. By moving live content into the C3 […]  More

Telestream introduces latest upgrade of Wirecast live production and streaming platform

Telestream has announced the introduction of Wirecast 14, the latest version of its advanced live production and streaming platform, which will be available on the Telestream website soon. Wirecast empowers users to provide engaging, high quality interactions with others, even though they cannot meet in person. Wirecast 14 has been updated with new options for […]  More

‘One-stop-shop’ OTT video service launched by MediaKind

MediaKind has launched a ‘one-stop-shop’ live OTT video solution that is said to allow operators to launch services rapidly, without compromising on end quality. It is designed to provide video bandwidth savings, low end-to-end latency and large storage reductions, offering support for all quantities of live video service up to Ultra HD, with the ability […]  More

Vizrt announces Viz One 7 and Viz Story 2 to “empower creatives”

Vizrt has announced the release and integration of Viz One 7 and Viz Story 2 with the aim of empowering creatives by making media editing a fully seamless part of their complete live production workflows. By combining browser-based editing and publishing with a fully-fledged metadata back end, Vizrt said that journalists in the field and […]  More