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    Sophie Rayers on October 10, 2014

    All over the country, music-lovers this summer were pulling on their wellies and heading out into the open air to relish one of the joys of the summer: festival season. With hundreds of music festivals taking place in the summer months, making every event and seeing every performance on offer was virtually impossible… or was it? Read More →

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    Michelle Berman on September 3, 2014

    Viewers and publishers alike have many reasons to love live video events. For audiences, they offer the immediacy of watching live events as they happen and the convenience of viewing high-quality content anywhere and on any device. Publishers can attract new viewers with fresh, exclusive content and boost revenue with new monetization opportunities. A Freewheel report sheds light on current live streaming trends, proving that viewers are increasingly heading online and looking for live content. Read More →

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    Chris Little on September 24, 2013

    Encoding settings are critical to providing the best possible video experience for your audience. These settings are often painstakingly fine-tuned and optimized by publishers for the type of video content and the intended playback device or network conditions. In many cases, these settings will remain constant for an individual publisher for a long period of time or at least the duration of a particular campaign, series or other video initiative. Read More →

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    Brenna Fitzgerald on July 17, 2013

    Recent data confirms that people are watching live content across a variety of devices--and with great frequency. For organizations large and small, brands and media companies alike, live streaming has become an integral component of their go-to-market strategy. Read More →

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    Brenna Fitzgerald on July 9, 2013

    The ability to watch important events live--whether it's a presidential inauguration, your favorite band's reunion concert or even your child's high school lacrosse game--has become commonplace. We expect to be able to stream live video content from any location or device. And, there's no doubt that access to live video is beneficial to viewers and publishers alike. Viewers have the option to consume content on their own terms, while publishers can use live events as an opportunity to attract new viewers with compelling, exclusive content. Read More →

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    Brenna Fitzgerald on May 29, 2013

    Have you always dreamed of sitting in the front row of an exclusive fashion show? Now's your chance. Thanks to Brightcove, HUGO BOSS is offering fans of the brand the next best thing: complete access to the fashion show via live stream. Tomorrow (May 30, 2013) at 3:15 p.m. CET, you can tune in to the Brightcove Video Cloud player featured on this page to watch all of the live action from the BOSS Fashion Show Shanghai Fall/Winter 2013. Read More →

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    Jeff Whatcott on May 27, 2013

    Here at Brightcove, it seems 2013 has been dubbed “the year of live streaming”. With more and more consumers increasingly accessing live event coverage, our customers must keep pace with consumer demand for immediate access to streaming content on every screen and device. Read More →

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    Brenna Fitzgerald on May 14, 2013

    Today marks the second full day of our annual user conference, Brightcove PLAY. And, with so many customers and partners in attendance, we couldn't think of a better forum to announce our latest exciting product news. Read More →

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    Albert Lai on April 26, 2013

    In the first half of the 2000s, independent filmmakers were empowered through the availability of affordable digital non-linear editing (NLE) software and workstations, mass storage solutions, and prosumer high-definition cameras. With these tools, telling a story became much more achievable from a cost perspective, making film a desirable--but not required--part of the filmmaking process. 35mm reels and cans were replaced by Canons, Sony decks, a suitcase of G-Tech drives and a MacBook Pro. Read More →

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    Brenna Fitzgerald on April 5, 2013

    The Bass Anglers Sportsman Society, or Bassmaster, is a fishing membership organization that boasts more than half a million members. The organization hosts 34--or more--tournaments in any given year, which take place all over the country. These tournaments range from smaller scale college events to grand-scale, crowd-attracting events such as the Bassmaster Classic. As you can imagine, bass fishing tournaments are typically held in remote locations. Read More →