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Living in the Post-Text Future

We’ve said for a while that the future is video. It’s more efficient and more compelling than text. Earlier this week, the New York Times agreed with us. In an article called “Welcome to the Post-Text Future,” Farhad Manjoo writes,  …we have only just begun to glimpse the deeper, more kinetic possibilities of an online

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Kaltura’s Compliance with the GDPR

Q: What is the GDPR? A: The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is an act of EU legislation intended to give individuals greater control over their personal data while harmonizing and strengthening privacy law across EU countries. The European Parliament approved the GDPR on April 14, 2016, and its requirements will become mandatory across the

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Five Signs It’s Time to Transform Your TV Service

TV service providers across the globe face a major decision: Is 2018 the year to embark on a business transformation journey and move over from legacy TV systems to Cloud TV? Despite the clear monetary and business benefits to be gained from stemming the cord-cutting tide, many of these companies are still on the fence

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How to Win a Hackathon

Hackathons are fun, short, intense events where a bunch of geeky developers come together to compete over creating cool software. It’s about participation, collaboration and the joy of creation. But you also want to win.  In my first such experience, our team lost – or at least didn’t come among the top four entries. In

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Sports Over IP – Cloud TV’s Slam Dunk Against Traditional Pay TV

Sports-centric Cloud TV and OTT services look like they are planning to knock it out of the park this year, taking on traditional television for the title of “Champion Live Sports Provider.” For the past few years, the idea of live sports over IP was considered a pipedream. However, if Hulu’s recently launched live TV

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TV Trends in LATAM – Media & Service Providers Get Back to Basics in Latin America

In recent years, going direct-to-consumer has been a major global trend in the cloud TV and IPTV space. Today, more and more service providers and media companies are joining in, flooding the market with new services, skinny bundles, and TV Everywhere offerings. However, the Latin American TV scene seems to be taking a more old-school

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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