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NAB and CAE and CMAF and AV1.  Acronyms, Oh My.

NAB and CAE and CMAF and AV1. Acronyms, Oh My.

Remember that one Christmas morning, years ago as a child? There you sat in front of the tree, presents open, wrapping and ribbon scattered everywhere. You were more than happy with the gifts you received, delighted with all these wonderful gizmos, gadgets - even the sweater Mom gave you. But there was something missing.

The Game Was All You Expected It to Be. Until It Wasn’t.

The Game Was All You Expected It to Be. Until It Wasn’t.

Wow. What a game. What an experience. What in the world happened?   As my Boston Brightcove colleagues will attest, Super Bowl LII was a shocker and - for them - terrible, as it crushed their hopes of yet another Lombardi Trophy and stole from their fuel as contenders every year for another ring, another trophy.

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.