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Above and Beyond: Videon is AS9100 Certified

Since 2010, Videon has been AS9100 certified, which is the international Quality Management System standard for the Aviation, Space, and Defense industry. We put ourselves through the rigorous process of achieving this Certification because we want our customers to have complete confidence in the products and services we offer.

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Videon reinvents live video streaming with LiveEdge®

Videon, a leader in edge computing at the point of video origin, announces the launch of LiveEdge, a premium platform-as-a-service (PaaS) solution that adds feature enhancements, customization options, and intelligent automation to Videon’s video compute platform. With LiveEdge, users can bridge the gap between cloud and on premise devices to create tightly integrated custom orchestrations. This reduces video streaming complexity, latency, and cloud video processing costs, while delivering higher quality and reliability.

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VIDEON RAISES $7.3 MILLION SERIES A FUNDING LED BY VOYAGER CAPITAL TO ACCELERATE GROWTH AND INNOVATION IN LIVE VIDEO STREAMING

Videon, a leader in edge computing for video, has raised $7.3 million in Series A funding, led by Voyager Capital. The funding will allow Videon to expand its senior leadership, engineering, marketing, and sales teams, enabling it to bring its unique video compute platform to more customers worldwide. Rob Green in Seattle joins as CEO to drive expansion plans and build new partnerships.

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SVG Interview – Videon on Linking Cloud Capabilities to On Premise

Videon’s Todd Erdley recently sat down with SVG to discuss how bringing cloud capabilities to the on-premise video source can and already does benefit the live video production community, in particular the sports industry. Check out SVG’s post about this interview here.

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Videon announces its inclusion in Akamai’s Media Technology Program and the EdgeCaster Encoder Passing Akamai MSL 4.x Qualification Testing

Videon is proud to announce its inclusion in the Akamai Media Technology Partner program through its offering of EdgeCaster, a 4K30 HEVC/H.264 encoder that supports low latency, HTTP streaming. In conjunction with being a member of the Media Technology Partner program, Videon is also pleased to announce EdgeCaster has achieved qualification as an Akamai MSL 4.x qualified encoder. Streaming customers can now use Videon’s EdgeCaster with Akamai’s Media Services Live 4 as a direct ingest from EdgeCaster to support ultra-low latency HLS and DASH workflows with chunked transfer CMAF support. Additionally, Videon’s EdgeCaster supports multiple bit rate representations, eliminating the need for costly and time laden cloud transcoding/transrating. Now that Videon’s EdgeCaster is Akamai qualified, Videon customers can stream directly to Akamai, a feature that non-qualified encoders cannot do.

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Videon VersaStreamer in Augmented Reality Solutions

What happens when you combine video streaming with augmented reality (AR) technology using smartglasses, cameras, and IoT sensors? Augumenta, a Finnish software company, makes exciting new industrial applications that help people on the factory floor and out in the field perform better as remote experts. They chose Videon VersaStreamer to do the high-quality video encoding of data coming from fixed cameras and build it in their product called SmartEyes. Tero Aaltonen, CEO and one of the founders of Augumenta, brings us to the world of industrial augmented reality.

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Red5 Pro and Videon Enable a 200ms Real Time Latency End to End Workflow Solution

Red5 Pro and Videon today announce a WebRTC workflow using Red5 Pro Real Time Streaming platform in conjunction with Videon’s VersaStreamer 4K Encoder resulting in a 200ms end to end latency. The workflow addresses the rapidly growing need for high-quality streaming that benefits from real-time latency.

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4 Steps to Configure Videon’s Live Streaming Encoder with Low Latency Video

Low latency remains a key component in any live streaming application. Video chat, distance learning, live auctions, event broadcasts and many more use case cases all need fast stream delivery to ensure a positive user experience. The challenge lies in providing low latency that is consistent and scalable. Complicating matters further, is the fact that live streaming video is itself nuanced with many subtle yet impactful considerations that must be taken into account.

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Rexcel and Videon Livestream Taipei Opera to Over 50,000 Viewers

Rexcel Nippon Launches Simple LaaS (Livestream-as-a-Service) using Videon’s EdgeCaster to Successfully Livestream Historic Taipei Opera to Over 50,000 Viewers Worldwide in a Month

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re:Invent 2019 Recap: The Year of AI/ML

re:Invent may have happened over a month ago, but what better time to touch on Amazon Web Service’s inaugural conference and our key takeaways than at the start of the new year… Or halfway through the second month of the new year…

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Near-Instant Volleyball Streaming with the Videon EdgeCaster

The women’s tournament of the 2019 FIVB World Cup was streamed live from Yokohama, Japan last September and drew an estimated audience of more than 30,000 peak concurrent viewers and over 500,000 unique viewers. The event provided a perfect showcase for Videon’s EdgeCaster ultra-low latency (ULL) encoder working in a live streaming video workflow using Amazon Web Services (AWS).

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AWS Ultra Low Latency Video Workflow

You can download AWS’ presentation on ultra-low latency workflows below by clicking on the presentation title below.

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AWS Elemental Will Highlight Videon EdgeCaster 4K in Low-Latency Streaming Demo at IBC2019

Our award-winning EdgeCaster 4K edge compute encoder will be central to an ultra-low latency demonstration by AWS Elemental at IBC2019 booth 5.C80. The demo will feature the Videon EdgeCaster interfacing directly with AWS Elemental MediaStore and Amazon Cloudfront to achieve latency of less than 3 seconds of latency, at scale, over public internet connections using HLS and DASH streaming that’s compatible with standard player options.

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Videon Products at IBC2019

At IBC2019, Videon will showcase its award-winning EdgeCaster edge compute encoder. Videon’s EdgeCaster is the industry’s first HTTP CMAF streaming encoder that includes multiple-bit-rate outputs in support of ultra-low-latency streaming solutions for broadcast, pro AV, and prosumer applications — at an industry-leading price point.

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Enabling Low-Latency Interactive Streaming Applications for Worldwide Audiences

For media organizations to launch interactive services that increase audience engagement and grow their subscriber base, it is vital to overcome two significant obstacles: high latency and unsynchronized video.

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Videon CEO Todd Erdley to Present at Expo in Tokyo

In a presentation at the Video Communications Expo (VCOM2019) in Tokyo, Videon founder and CEO Todd Erdley will discuss how recent advances in edge compute encoding technologies are enabling affordable, low-latency, interactive live streaming for a wide range of emerging markets and applications. Leveraging his uniquely rich expertise in pioneering foundational media technologies, Erdley will present “Low-Cost, Low-Latency, Interactive Live Streaming Powered by Edge Encoding” at 3:30 p.m. on July 17 in the Aomi Exhibition Hall.

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Sergio Epelbaum Transforms Live Surgical Streaming With Sonora

Prensario Magazine recently published a great article about how Sergio Epelbaum, founder of Argentina’s Vision Producciones, has been using Videon’s VersaStreamer to transform live streaming from the operating room during demonstrations at ophthalmological conferences. Thanks Prensario! [Read the Prensario article here in Spanish!]

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BlueFrame and Videon Enable Live Streaming Productions

BlueFrame Technology and Videon announced today a technology integration aimed at simplifying live video streaming productions involving contributions from multiple sources and remote locations. The integration of Videon’s RESTful API into BlueFrame’s Remote Truck™ distributed production application greatly streamlines the contribution of content from remotely located Videon streaming encoders to the BlueFrame player platform.

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Videon Products at InfoComm 2019

At InfoComm 2019, Videon will showcase its award-winning EdgeCaster Edge Compute Encoder that is ideal for applications and integration with solutions requiring low latency streaming. With EdgeCaster products, users can stream among buildings, between campuses, or around the world using a single device.

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nanocosmos and Videon Deliver Ultra Low Latency Workflow

nanocosmos and Videon today announced that they are partnering to provide an ultra low latency live streaming workflow based on Videon’s edge compute encoder technology and nanocosmos’ ultra low latency live streaming nanoStream Cloud. Enabling about one-second end-to-end latency and two-way active engagement, the new live streaming workflow will support emerging interactive applications such as auctions, sports, and other live events.

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2019 NAB Show Product Preview Videon

Videon will showcase its latest innovations in live streaming solutions for both the broadcast and event streaming markets. The company will highlight two innovative new product lines: the VersaStreamer encoder and the award-winning EdgeCaster edge compute encoder.

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NexPlayer and Videon Leverage AWS to Build an End-to-End Workflow

NexPlayer and Videon today announced support for the synchronization of OTT video arrival times for all end users, featuring interoperability between NexPlayer’s Android and iOS player SDKs, AWS Elemental MediaStore and Amazon CloudFront, and Videon’s edge compute encoders.

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Videon at NAB 2019

Videon will showcase its latest innovations in live streaming solutions for both the broadcast and event streaming markets. The company will highlight two innovative new product lines: the VersaStreamer encoder and the award-winning EdgeCaster edge compute encoder.

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IABM Interview at BVE 2019

The IABM stopped by our booth at BVE 2019. Josh Cetnar, Business Development Specialist at Videon, breaks down the new EdgeCaster and VersaStreamer product lines.

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Videon’s EdgeCaster Earns Best of Show Award at ISE 2019

Videon, a cutting-edge developer of 4K and HD streaming products that enable users to move media from any source to any screen, today announced that its new EdgeCaster edge compute encoder earned a Best of Show award at ISE 2019 from AV Technology Europe.

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AWS Elemental Blog Features Videon Low-Latency Solution

AWS Elemental recently posted a blog on their site about low-latency streaming. It states: What if every broadcaster (no matter the size) could achieve less than 4 seconds of latency at scale? An entirely new set of applications would become possible. It goes on to explain how this is possible with the AWS Elemental and Videon.

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Ultra-low Latency with Amazon Web Services: How Low Will It Go?

Videon, as an AWS Elemental technology partner, is now enabling worldwide video distribution in under four seconds. This refers to the total time difference between video capture at the camera and playback on a screen such as a TV, phone, or tablet, also known as glass-to-glass latency.

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The Bandwidth Problem

We have been on a multi-week exploration of the dynamic changes happening in streaming. We have talked about the evolution of video standards. We have talked about the workflow. So where does this one word, bandwidth, come into play? Let’s walk back a bit to see just how big of a problem bandwidth is.

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4K: Revolutionary, Evolutionary, or What?

As you likely know, Videon has been in the digital video business for over twenty years and with that comes a lot of exposure to a lot of different technology.I recently got back from a major industry trade show (NAB – National Association of Broadcasters) and I wanted to share with you my observations and thoughts regarding technology and market trends associated with the ongoing evolution of digital video solutions. To start this, let’s first think about the revolution and evolution of digital video by rolling back the clocks to the start of time in the world of digital video.

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It’s All About Workflow. Duh!

We recently attended the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB trade show. It was a huge coming out party for the overall 4K workflow as the number of announcements regarding pricing and products showed a very, very, very interesting trend.

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Videon Announces Interoperability of Greylock 1080p H.264 Encoder/Decoder with AWS Elemental MediaLive

Videon, a leader in live streaming video encoding technology and cutting-edge 4K HEVC/H.264 solutions, is integrating its solutions with offerings from Amazon Web Services (AWS) to ensure interoperability between its Greylock and Sonora products (1080p, H.264 encoder/decoder) and AWS Elemental MediaLive video processing.

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