Brightcove and Rovi partner on HEVC and 4K

Brightcove and Rovi are partnering in a bid to “accelerate the adoption of next-generation video compression standards.” Through the deal, Brightcove has licensed the DivX High-Efficiency Video Encoding (HEVC) solution, and said it plans to support DivX HEVC within its Zencoder cloud-based encoding service. “Through our collaboration with Rovi, we will be able to expand […]

Brightcove leverages Zencoder for ‘instant playback’ and cloud encoding

Online video specialist Brightcove has launched a new service that enables on-demand video playback to start within seconds of the file upload process. The company has also announced the commercial availability of Widevine DRM technology for multiscreen content delivery. Brightcove ‘s new Zencoder Instant Play solution leverages assets from Zencoder, the cloud-based transcoding company it […]