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2018 Predictions for Video: What to Watch For

2018 Predictions for Video: What to Watch For

I am not a big fan of prediction pieces - those missives that seek to pull a proverbial technology rabbit out of a hat and call out a new trend as it forms. More often than not, authors are off the mark. However, it is worth noting that when these predictions fall off course, it is important to analyze why they missed.

Streaming Media’s Big Milestone: Twenty Years & Change

Streaming Media’s Big Milestone: Twenty Years & Change

A lot can happen over the course of twenty years. In the world of streaming media, twenty years is nearly its lifespan. For Streaming Media the publication and tradeshow, 2017 marks their twentieth year as an organization. We were therefore honored to have Anil Jain and David Sayed in attendance to visit with customers and speak at the show.

Video Is the Center of the Universe for Apple in 2017

Video Is the Center of the Universe for Apple in 2017

September is here. For techies and a large percentage of the world’s smartphone owners, this means Apple’s annual announcement of the gadgets and goodies they will roll out over the rest of the year, most notably the latest version of the iPhone.    September 2017 marks ten years of the iPhone.

Context Aware Encoding: Building a Better Mousetrap

Context Aware Encoding: Building a Better Mousetrap

At Brightcove, we’re all here because we are passionate about video. We like watching it, we enjoy helping hundreds of organizations create it, and some of us are so driven as to really tinker and tweak, sometimes leading to re-inventing the core elements of video.