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Twitter Releases Video Clipping Tool, LiveCut. What Does It Mean For Sports Video Pros?
By Brandon Costa, Director of Digital
Twitter grabbed the attention of many in the content creation game last week with the announcement of its new live video editing and distribution tool, LiveCut. The cloud-based web application allows for quick editing and sharing of video highlights of a live stream occurring from one's own Twitter account. It’s a move that has been chatted about since the acquisition of SnappyTV in 2014.
With the Acquisition of Ooyala Flex Media Platform, Dalet Enters the Digital Distribution Space
By Brandon Costa, Director of Digital
Last Monday, Dalet, a technology provider known largely for its production and content management media solutions, made a major move into the live streaming technology space, announcing the acquisition of Ooyala Flex Media Platform. With the deal, Dalet adds a key piece to its portofilo that enters the company into providing a subscription/SaaS offering; a solution for servicing OTT and digital-media–distribution workflows.
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The Future For Media Companies Must Be Flexible, Says NAGRA Report
By Troy Dreier, Contributor, Streaming & Digital
Does the future of sports viewing belong to traditional broadcast services or over-the-top streamers? A report created by NAGRA and research and strategy consultancy MTM, The Global Market for Premium Sports OTT Services, says it's not that simple. To keep sports loyalists happy while appealing to new fans, pay TV companies need to be flexible and come up with new forms of viewing that lets fans keep their big screen experience while adding options and depth through other screens.
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The NBA’s Steve Hellmuth Offers Inside Look at NBA Summer League 5G-Based Production
By Ken Kerschbaumer, Editorial Director
The NBA MGM Resorts Summer League in Las Vegas always gives the team at NBA Entertainment an opportunity to try out new things. This year, those efforts included extended experiments with robo cameras in the stands 15 rows up from the free-throw line, use of a Spydercam for all five days of coverage, and virtual floor graphics. But the most noteworthy test was the use of two AT&T 5G cellular nodes as the backbone for a game production that was shot completely with Samsung Galaxy s10 5G smartphones.
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Online Streaming Keeps Fans Connected to Wimbledon, Cricket Finals
By Fergal Ringrose, SVG Europe
Last Sunday produced one of the most nail-biting half hours in British sporting history, with both the Wimbledon Men’s and the Cricket World Cup Final. With two major events on at the same time, fans turned to streaming the crucial moments of each event to keep up with the other, according to data from Limelight Networks who experienced significant increases in traffic across its network related to the two events.
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Premier League Champions Manchester City Launch OTT Service
By Will Strauss, Contributing Editor
Premier League champions, Manchester City FC, have launched a new paid-for OTT streaming TV app that will show live coverage of friendlies, delayed as-live coverage of certain Premier League matches, and on-demand content.
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SportsTech Wire
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