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    Mark Blair on January 28, 2015

    We are only a few weeks into 2015 but the video streaming wars have already begun with earnest in Australia. There are several contenders, all purporting to offer extensive movie and TV catalogues, to view at the flick of a finger or click of a button. So I was excited for the launch of Stan, a newly launched SVOD streaming service for the Australian market. Stan is a joint venture between the broadcaster Channel Nine and media conglomerate Fairfax, and one of the three strongest contenders for a major slice of the video streaming market locally. Read More →

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    Mark Blair on December 21, 2014

    Platforms, platforms, and more platforms. Watch Kristine Howard, TV Development Director of Australia’s Mi9, as she states how vital it is that content is available on every platform. From Chromecast to HbbTV, it seems like there is a new device popping up almost every day that broadcasters need to cater to. Luckily, Mi9 has been able to remain ahead of the game. With a proactive plan that includes a device roadmap, they are looking ahead and working with Brightcove to prepare their system to align with the where, when, and how their viewers want to consume content. Read More →

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    Mark Blair on December 14, 2014

    The devices that consumers are using to access information and entertainment content has evolved significantly over recent years. This has created many new and exciting viewing options for consumers, but in turn has also created new hurdles for media groups on the other side of the equation who are responsible for delivering content. Read More →

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    Anne-Lynn Nilius on November 18, 2014

    The TV landscape has changed quite a bit thanks to the emergence of digital media. With myriad new devices surfacing over just the past few years, TV shows are no longer being watched on just TVs. Desktops, mobile, and tablets are all the new vehicles for viewing, and the millennial generation is taking note. Read More →

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    Anne-Lynn Nilius on November 2, 2014

    The benefits of using video are not constrained to specific verticals, but span almost any market. This is why video is such a successful element of a content marketing strategy. Consumers, whether looking for product demos, service overviews, or how-tos, crave and enjoy consuming content through video. Read More →

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    Radha K Raman on October 15, 2014

    Technology is bringing sports fans closer to all the action. Online video in particular is significantly leveling the playing field of sports video content. The viewing experience today is all about being social, mobile, and available on multiple screens. Viewers are taking a self-service approach over what, when, where and how they watch sports programming. Read More →

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    Mark Blair on September 10, 2014

    Game consoles aren’t just for gaming anymore. In fact, game consoles have seen tremendous growth and consumer adoption for streaming video over the years. According to Business Insider, streaming-capable video game consoles account for 54% of the global installed base of TV streaming devices worldwide. Read More →

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    Kristin Leighton on June 24, 2014

    Football fans around the globe have come down with a serious case of World Cup fever. With the 2014 FIFA World Cup officially underway, billions of people are tuning in to watch their favorite teams face off in the group stage of the tournament. Read More →

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    Kristin Leighton on June 23, 2014

    On June 23rd, the 2014 edition of Wimbledon, the oldest and most prestigious tennis tournament in the world, will kick off at the All England Club in London. To support this year's exciting event, Wimbledon launched a website design "reflecting the attraction and heritage of Wimbledon’s unique appeal" complete with enhanced live radio and video broadcast service, Live @ Wimbledon, as well as a range of video content such as previews, reviews, match highlights and archive footage. Read More →

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    Luke Gaydon on June 13, 2014

    It's game on! The opening week of World Cup 2014 has finally arrived and football fever is taking hold. With 3.2 billion people viewing at least one minute of game-time during the 2010 tournament (with that record set to be broken again this year), a burning question for the digital media industry is: 'where will you be watching the next golden goal?' Read More →