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VDS Provides Streamliner to FOX News Channel and FOX Business Network

by Larry Mincer on Friday, April 5, 2013 3:03 AM

Provides triggers for real-time, rules-based content replacement in streaming output

March 27, 2013 - VDS, a leading developer of broadcast automation software, content design and plug-in products announced today that it has delivered Streamliner™, an integrated, fully-automated system for generating embedded content replacement triggers in sync with the linear broadcast, to the FOX News Channel and FOX Business Network in support of FOX’s TV Everywhere initiative.

Is frame accuracy really needed for streaming video?

by Larry Mincer on Thursday, December 27, 2012 4:43 PM

Recently Phil Kurz of Broadcast Engineering posted an article summarizing a study completed by the University of Massachusetts and Akamai showing how video stream quality impacts the behavior of viewers. That article, “Research quantifies how video stream quality affects viewer behavior” highlights how important the quality of the viewing experience is to viewers of streaming content.

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