• Tom Abbott's picture
    Tom Abbott February 28, 2013

    Many developers who are new to the Brightcove Video Cloud Player SDK for iOS often ask the very fundamental questions: what is it and why would I use it for my app over Apple's native classes? Read More →

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    Brenna Fitzgerald February 28, 2013

    Yesterday, the New England Venture Capital Association announced that Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg will visit Boston in April, headlining a breakfast at the Harvard Club of Boston. We're delighted to sponsor the event, along with MITX, TechStars, Digitas, HubSpot, Nanigans, Communispace, BzzAgent--and many others! Read More →

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    Brenna Fitzgerald February 28, 2013

    Earlier this month, Brightcove's chief marketing officer Jeff Whatcott spoke at the Beet.TV Leadership Summit, where the conversation centered on the topic of "big data," its influence on digital media and how to best take advantage of all of the information associated with video assets. This is an issue that we know our customers confront on a daily basis. Read More →

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    Brian Kahn February 28, 2013

    In my last post, I discussed HEVC--or H.265--which is a new encoding format that requires only half the bandwidth for the same quality content. In this post, I will focus on a new format for streaming content known as MPEG-DASH that improves the way content is delivered to a device. Read More →

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    Kristin Leighton February 28, 2013

    We are lucky enough to work with thousands of amazing, innovative customers and partners from around the world. While we are fully aware of the great work and cutting-edge campaigns our customers and partners are producing every day, sometimes we like to take a step back and shine a light on a few that are leading the way. Each year at the Brightcove PLAY global customer conference, we recognize a handful of exceptional customers and partners in our creatively-named Brightcove Innovation Awards across several categories:  Read More →

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    Brenna Fitzgerald February 28, 2013

    The spirit of TEDx events, designed to bring innovative thinkers together to collaborate and think creatively to solve real-world problems, is something that Brightcove as an organization greatly admires. This past October, we were excited to support the mission of TEDxDumbo by serving as its live stream sponsor. Read More →

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    Luke Gaydon February 27, 2013

    Over the last year, I have spent increasingly more time talking and thinking about digital rights management, or DRM. In the simplest terms, DRM technologies exist to protect content. They provide a higher level of security than RTMPe or HLS encryption and are mandated by content creators who license their programming to third-party distributors. Read More →

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    Jeff Whatcott February 26, 2013

    Today we announced the general availability of a comprehensive monetization solution for HTML5 video, including support for VAST-compliant pre-, mid- and post-roll ads, a new HTML5 video player API for dynamically setting and changing ad policies, and HTML5 video plugin support for leading ad servers from FreeWheel, Google, Videoplaza and YuMe. Read More →

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    Brenna Fitzgerald February 25, 2013

    This Thursday, Thomson Reuters will host the inaugural Chief Digital Officer Summit at its headquarters in New York. This day-long session is the first dedicated event designed to help organizations' digital leaders to increase their core competencies in all areas related to digital, social and mobile media. Sound interesting? While the event has sold out for in-person attendees, we are delighted to announce that Brightcove Video Cloud will power the event's live online streaming. Read More →

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    Kristin Leighton February 25, 2013

    We are very excited to announce the first wave of sponsors for Brightcove PLAY 2013, our third annual global customer conference scheduled for May 13 - 15 at the InterContinental Boston hotel. The exciting lineup of technology and solution partners who have signed on to sponsor PLAY 2013 includes Akamai, who returns for the third year as our Platinum Sponsor. Read More →