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IBC 2017 – Trends and Highlights

IBC is almost over, and there’s a lot of buzz surrounding some big things hitting TV screens in the near future. Here are some of the highlights and trends of this year’s IBC conference in Amsterdam.  Voice and AI One of the biggest trends at this year’s IBC is Voice and Artificial Intelligence. Already being

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Kaltura and AWS Elemental Launch a Cloud-Based Live TV Solution

Live broadcast TV is here to stay. Despite recent changes in how viewers consume media content, live linear TV remains a big part of how a lot of us still watch television. Recently, the rise of Netflix, Hulu, and a slew of other video-on-demand offerings has put the predominance of live TV into question, but

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Live From Kaltura!

Kaltura customers around the world, from every vertical—whether media companies, businesses, governmental organizations, or educational institutions—have been embracing live streaming! We wanted to take a moment and share a little of what our customers have been up to with live video.   How are you using live streaming in your own organization? Want to know

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All Hail the King – Recent M&As Prove the Importance of Content

Content is king… Over the past few weeks, there have been major merger and acquisition announcements from the media industry’s biggest players. Moreover, all of them have something in common, content and content consolidation. It started with Discovery Communications’ acquisition of Scripps Networks for $11.9 Billion, forming a literal TV content giant. Now Discovery will

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VR 360 Fulfills Dreams and Captures the Imagination

  Virtual reality and 360-video have the power to fulfill dreams. Case in point: Vital Zinger is an accomplished lawyer, an advocate for people with disabilities, and a member of the Israeli national Wheelchair DanceSport team – a form of competitive dancing where one of the participants is in a wheelchair.  Yet despite her many

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More Devices, Larger Audience – Introducing Kaltura Instant Apps for Roku and Opera TV

We know one of the most important things to maintaining a large audience is availability on multiple platforms and devices. That is why we are delighted to announce the addition of our new Instant TV Apps for Roku’s Direct Publisher and Opera TV Snap, to our list of multi-target distribution outlets, letting publishers reach a

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Best Practices for Solution Design (For Video and In General)

When I first got my job as a solutions architect at Kaltura, I was ecstatic about the title. “Solutions architect”. You tell me your problem, whatever it is, and I will figure out a solution for you and then help you come up with a real life plan to implement it. In the years since

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MediaSpace Go is here!

Current customers might have noticed that we’ve slowly been giving MediaSpace a facelift. The latest change? A new, updated mobile app for both iOS and Android. The mobile app, which we’re calling MediaSpace Go, isn’t just gorgeous. It’s also got some fun new features for users to play with: Offline playback: So you can download

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What Makes for a Women-Friendly and Productive Workplace?

It’s terribly unfortunate that even in this day and age, women have yet to be completely incorporated in the tech world. The territory is still considered male-dominated, with women occupying less than 30% of tech jobs, according to the Huffington Post (July 2016). There’s a correlation there with a series of disturbing harassment cases that

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Why Transcoding is Important

Transcoding is a process in video processing in which the video is reformatted from one format/codec (internal structure) into a new format/codec. . It’s an important part of making sure that video can be viewed wherever it’s delivered, so it’s worth taking a little time to understand. There are several goals that the transcoding helps