Hollywood Tools Keywords Promo [new video] – @HollywoodTools Blog

“Hollywood Tools LLC provides Media Centric Software as a service tool for production, post productions, and business to business clients.


Here is a short video of what Hollywood Tools’ Keywords can do for your Digital Asset Management System!!”


More info: http://hollywoodtools.com/keywords/ ;

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Daily Developments: Minnetonka Co. Makes Custom Server Equipment for Netflix – TCBMag

“The custom equipment that Intequus made for Netflix’s new content delivery network is designed to help Netflix’s video content stream more efficiently.

Local tech firm Intequus, LLC, said Tuesday that Netflix, Inc., selected it to create hardware for Netflix’s new content delivery network.


Minnetonka-based Intequus provides custom server equipment and computing solutions for software vendors, equipment manufacturers, data centers, and other customers.”

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Wowza Streaming Partner Uvault Custom-Builds Application for Wowza Media Server, Enabling Broadcasters to Deliver Closed Captions to Any Device – PRWeb

“Wowza Media Systems, LLC, the ‘Any Screen Done Right™’ media server software company, today announced that Uvault®, a Wowza® Streaming Partner, and CPC, a leading closed captioning solution provider, have joined forces to create the first multiscreen real-time closed caption capture-and-delivery solution. The custom application was built specifically for Wowza technology, and Uvault will distribute the service through its cloud-based content delivery network (CDN), which is powered by Wowza Media Server® software. The technology will give broadcasters a simple, affordable, out-of-the-box solution for complying with the FCC closed captioning mandate well ahead of the January 2013 deadline..”

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#Streaming Video Gains Ground in the Living Room; Over 50% Connected by @TDreier via @stremingmedia

"The living room is going online, and it’s happening faster than many would have thought. Interpret L 21 Empowering Seeds. LC, an entertainment, media, and technology market research firm, has found that over half of U.S. households now have an Internet-connected device in their living rooms. 


Before the industry starts cheering, Interpret is counting gaming consoles in that figure, and no, they’re not all being used for movie and TV show streaming. In fact, Interpret found that only 22 percent of gaming console owner have ever used it to stream a movie or TV show.


Shockingly, that number is even lower for set-top box owners. Of those who own Roku boxes, Apple TVs, and other set-top devices, only 18 percent have used it to stream a movie or TV show."

21 Empowering Seeds.

Pay Television Faces "Toxic Mix" as Subscribers Cancel in Record Numbers via @BloombergNews

"The six largest publicly traded U.S. cable and satellite-TV providers combined to lose about 580,000 customers in the second quarter, the biggest such decline in history, according to company and Bloomberg data.

The economy is forcing the industry to face the reality of cord-cutting — pay-TV customers canceling their subscriptions in favor of online options such as Netflix Inc. (NFLX) and Hulu LLC. While cable executives dismiss the idea that subscribers are switching to ‘over the top’ Internet competitors, the reason isn’t as important as the decision to stop paying for TV, said Craig Moffett, an analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein in New York."