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Amazon Buys Multiscreen Video-Processing Firm Elemental Technologies

Amazon is buying Elemental Technologies, which makes software-defined video applications for multiscreen content delivery, and integrating the company's offerings in its Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform. Portland,Oregon-based Elemental provides technology for OTT applications including the BBC iPlayer, CNNGo, and HBO Go. … more »

Alliance for Open Media

Tech Giants Team Up on Royalty-Free Web Video Codec

Some of the biggest technology companies in the world are collaborating on a new series of media codecs and formats that they hope will constitute an "open standard" for video content on the web. The first task of the newly … more »

Does Amazon’s Cloud Transcoding Service Make Sense for You?

Last week, Amazon released a cloud video transcoding service called Amazon Elastic Transcoder. The service is priced at a significant discount compared to other cloud transcoding services, such as Zencoder, that run on Amazon Web Services. Many in the twittersphere … more »

Internet-enabled TVs trump 3D sets

Global shipments of Internet-Enabled TVs (IETVs) will reach 27.7 million units in 2010, according to a report from iSuppli. In contrast, 3D set shipments will total only 4.2 million this year. Although 3D television shipments are set to soar in … more »