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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.

Apple’s WWDC 2017:  The Dawn Of Higher Resolution Video

Apple’s WWDC 2017: The Dawn Of Higher Resolution Video

If you are an iOS developer - or even an Apple fan in general - today is your Christmas in June.  Apple’s annual Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) happens every year at this time, and is a roadmap for the updates and new features we’ll see on our Apple devices soon.  It is also the annual gathering for developers and techn...

NAB 2017:  No rolling the dice with the themes at the show this year

NAB 2017: No rolling the dice with the themes at the show this year

The annual National Association of Broadcasters show is always a spectacle on many levels.  After all, it is held in Las Vegas - home of glitz, glamour and over-the-top (pun intended) everything. The show itself incorporates these themes - bright lights, attention grabbing demos, celebrity visits to booths on the show floor.

Monetizing Media is Not a Modern Day Tall Fish Tale

Monetizing Media is Not a Modern Day Tall Fish Tale

If you’ve been anywhere near the water, even as a visitor, you’ve heard a fish tale - where the fisherman or fisherwoman in question embellishes a bit (or sometimes a lot).  The story takes a few twists and turns about the experience, how small the pole was and how strong the fish (and angler) was.