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25 Years of Internet Radio, Part 2 Back when online video was the size of a postage stamp, audio companies were changing the way the world heard radio. Here are reminiscences from RealNetworks and other pioneers. Mon, October 22, by Dom Robinson
Telestream Tells IBC of Plans to Track Live Stream Latency With help from Unified Streaming, Telestream has diverted all of its R&D into Project Orchid, which is designed to offer one-click live channel origination that supports real-time self-optimisation Sun, September 16, by Adrian Pennington
Amazon Alexa Voice Control Becomes a Concern for Broadcasters As Amazon pushes into the living room with TV voice control, broadcasters push back. Channel 4 is worried that niche programming will be hidden from the viewer. Fri, September 14, by Adrian Pennington
Netflix Focusses its Growth on Broadcast Carriage, Not Sports Let's get this out of the way: Netflix won't be carrying live sports. But, one Netflix exec said at IBC, "We never say never." Fri, September 14, by Adrian Pennington
At IBC, an AI Startup Hacks the Brain for Audience Insights Can technology scan viewers' brains to understand how they emotionally respond to stories? One startup searches deeper for the future of recommendations. Fri, September 14, by Adrian Pennington
At IBC, an Investment in IP Begins to Take Hold for Imagine As its broadcaster customers make the difficult switch to online distribution, Imagine is struggling to go with them. The new CEO outlines the path ahead. Thu, September 13, by Adrian Pennington
Arqiva Urges the Industry to Join a Blockchain TV Pilot Project The pilot begins next month, and its success could lead to longer-term explorations of ultra-local peer-to-peer video distribution. Thu, September 13, by Adrian Pennington
Portable Streaming Encoders Shrink and Grow As companies launch small-form-factor encoders (SFFEs) for live streaming and (sometimes) recording, one of the biggest questions potential users ask is whether these devices offer the same encoding functionality as larger units. Fri, September 07, by Tim Siglin
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