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Facebook has been gobbling up video advertising dollars with six-fold growth in revenues over five years in North America.

European Broadcasters Face Churn and Loss of Advertising to Social Media July 13th 2017 - 11:00 AM

Before European broadcasters and pay TV operators celebrate holding out against cord cutting so much better than their counterparts in the USA, they should take note of an 80-page report from equity analyst and investment bank Exane/BNP-Paribas. The report on the state of Europe’s commercial broadcasting industry concluded that the continent’s TV sector was coming under extreme pressure from social media operators in particular, more than OTT providers like Netflix.

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Vimond IO Brings Advanced Captioning to Browser-based Editing July 7th 2017 - 12:05 PM

Vimond IO enables proxy editing in the cloud with background rendering for immediate delivery.

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Vantage Social makes it easy to create and distribute content via social media platforms.

Telestream Introduces Vantage Social June 27th 2017 - 10:00 AM

Looking to bridge the gap between technical production and marketing teams seeking to strengthen brands and grow audiences through social media engagement, Telestream has introduced Vantage Social, a new software solution that addresses the growing challenge of delivering a continuous supply of compelling, high-quality video content to social media platforms.

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Facebook Live is now a popular platform for streaming concerts and other live events.

Broadcasting’s Convergence With Social Media Accelerates June 23rd 2017 - 01:50 PM

TV and social media continue their convergence, creating both problems and opportunities for broadcasters and pay TV operators.

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Using Telestream Wirecast software, more content than ever was streamed to the World Gliding Championship’s YouTube channel.

Telestream Wirecast Live Streams 
FAI World Gliding Championships May 12th 2017 - 01:00 PM

Earlier this year the 34th FAI World Gliding Championship races were streamed live to a global audience using Telestream’s Wirecast live streaming production software to facilitate fan engagement at all levels. Thanks to elegant new video streaming capabilities, over 20 times more traffic was registered through the website compared to previous years.

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SAM VIBE news production system.

News Gets a New VIBE from SAM May 3rd 2017 - 08:00 AM

Manufacturers of news production technology have had to increase the rate of development of new systems to keep up with the dramatic change in the way reporting is done and how bulletins are produced and broadcast. So for a company to describe the newsroom system it launched at the 2017 NAB Show as a “huge departure” is something of a statement.

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