streaming video

The Weather Company teams with Twitter to stream eclipse across US

The last time a total solar eclipse crossed the United States was 8 June 1918. That makes the one that’s taking place Monday, 21 August, a once-in-a-lifetime occurrence. The Weather Channel’s digital properties and Twitter are going to make the most of it. “This eclipse is a once-in-a-hundred-year event, and we’re going to party like […]

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Fox Sports ensures uninterrupted content delivery with Aspera

When people down under want to watch AFL, rugby, cricket rugby league, car racing or even darts, they turn to Fox Sports Australia. The network provides round-the-clock coverage of worldwide sports, including exclusive coverage of everything from events such as UFC to MotoGP and F1 racing. Fans can find scores, commentary and videos on the […]

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Bringing streaming video to 270 million soccer players

Broadcasting live video of games isn’t just for professional athletes anymore. Thanks to online streaming platform Footters, which has adopted IBM Cloud Video for on-demand video content for soccer players, it’s quite the contrary. The Spanish company aims to connect as many as 24 million soccer — or, as it’s called everywhere but the US, […]

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Streaming your next all-hands meeting? Prep execs for their video debut

A CEO may be a great strategist and leader in the office, perhaps even a great public speaker. Yet many executives find it challenging to communicate their passion and charisma when speaking in front of a video camera. Too often, the result is a bland performance that doesn’t inspire employees’ confidence. That’s a problem, since […]

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5 ways smart companies keep internal cloud video secure

It’s not hard to see why so many businesses have adopted cloud-based streaming video. It’s an ideal way for an organization to stream a CEO presentation, introduce a marketing campaign, launch a new product, or encourage employee training and collaboration. The benefits abound, but many business leaders have nagging concerns about security and data protection. A […]

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Dare to lead with streaming video at your next annual meeting

Most professionals place a premium on communication and transparency in the workplace. More than half (52 percent) of workers who took part in a recent Society for Human Resource Management study indicated that management’s communication of the organization’s goals and strategies was important to their job satisfaction. Many companies, in turn, pay a premium to […]

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Streaming video is disrupting spectator sports

This year’s Olympic Games marked a leap in how we watch sports. The on-demand, always-on habit that disrupted television was mirrored in this year’s Olympic Games. NBC streamed 3.3 billion minutes of Rio coverage, of which more than 2.7 billion minutes were live-streamed — a U.S. event record, according to the Sports Video Group. Just […]

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The future of streaming video is dependent on analytics

The rapid growth of streaming video and internet-based television has empowered viewers to watch the content of their choice whenever they want, wherever they want, as often as they wish. Yet there are still pain points around the viewing experience, from irrelevant ads to compounding subscription fees and technical challenges to a lack of compelling […]

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