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How Twin Gamer Girls are Building a Secret Empire

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 1:19am

Both girls have used a variety of strategies to grow their audience including cosplay, modeling, gaming, live-streaming, exclusive content (for their 18+ audience), and YouTube.

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  • Both girls have used a variety of strategies to grow their audience including cosplay, modeling, gaming, live-streaming, exclusive content (for their 18+ audience), and YouTube.
  • "The exciting thing about Lauren and Julia isn't just their rapid growth, it's their ability to grow their audience on multiple platforms at once.
  • They essentially have the opportunity to build a social media empire based on their viral content," said CEO and Founder of Management Company, We Are Verified.
  • The Burch Twins are now setting the stage for the future of female e-girls and how to grow a digital enterprise.

Parks Associates: 46% of US Broadband Households Subscribe to Four or More OTT Video Services

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 2:02pm

The research firm announced new research from its Q1 2021 survey of 10,000 broadband households showing that 46% of US broadband households subscribe to four or more OTT services and 82% of US broadband households have an OTT subscription, compared to 76% in Q1 2020.

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  • The research firm announced new research from its Q1 2021 survey of 10,000 broadband households showing that 46% of US broadband households subscribe to four or more OTT services and 82% of US broadband households have an OTT subscription, compared to 76% in Q1 2020.
  • Sponsored by Everise, Symphony MediaAI, Deltatre, Brightcove, Future Today, Bitmovin, and Metrological, Future of Video explores the changes created by COVID-19, the long-term impacts, and strategies to fulfill consumer expectations for new video services.
  • Interactive panels, followed by networking discussions, address the dramatic industry shifts, along with the short- and near-term industry outlook.
  • Future of Video: OTT, Pay TV, and Digital Media brings together senior leaders to share insights on new trends in the video and connected entertainment industries, with insights on consumer adoption, churn, and spending.

Great Circle by Maggie Shipstead is Amazon’s Best Book of the Year So Far for 2021

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 2:00pm

It was pretty clear that Maggie Shipsteads Great Circle was our favorite book so far this yearit transcends decades, continents, and conventions, and is an unforgettable read for this summer and beyond.

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  • It was pretty clear that Maggie Shipsteads Great Circle was our favorite book so far this yearit transcends decades, continents, and conventions, and is an unforgettable read for this summer and beyond.
  • The willfulness and spirit of Marian Graves, the lead protagonist in Shipsteads Great Circle, reverberated with readers.
  • An homage to the books title, many readers highlighted a specific passage in the book more than others: Circles are wondrous because they are endless.
  • Chris Schluep
    The list shows that Shipsteads Great Circle is among great company in the Amazon Books Editors selections for Best Book of the Year So Far.

LiveU Joins SRT Alliance to Further Interoperability for High-Quality, Low Latency Video Streaming Over the Internet

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 1:00pm

HACKENSACK, N.J., June 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --LiveU, the leader in live video streaming and remote production solutions, today announced it has joined the SRT Alliance, the open-source initiative dedicated to overcoming the challenges of low-latency video streaming.

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  • HACKENSACK, N.J., June 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --LiveU, the leader in live video streaming and remote production solutions, today announced it has joined the SRT Alliance, the open-source initiative dedicated to overcoming the challenges of low-latency video streaming.
  • Avi Cohen, COO and Co-founder at LiveU, said, "We're proud to join the SRT Alliance, helping to steer the open source development of the SRT protocol and ensure full interoperability and reliability across public internet video contribution and distribution.
  • The SRT Alliance is a collaborative community of industry leaders and developers striving to achieve lower latency internet video transport by continuously improving SRT, an open source video transport protocol and technology stack.
  • For more information about the project and how to join the SRT Alliance, visit srtalliance.org.

LiveU Joins SRT Alliance to Further Interoperability for High-Quality, Low Latency Video Streaming Over the Internet

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 1:00pm

HACKENSACK, N.J., June 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --LiveU, the leader in live video streaming and remote production solutions, today announced it has joined the SRT Alliance, the open-source initiative dedicated to overcoming the challenges of low-latency video streaming.

Key Points: 
  • HACKENSACK, N.J., June 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --LiveU, the leader in live video streaming and remote production solutions, today announced it has joined the SRT Alliance, the open-source initiative dedicated to overcoming the challenges of low-latency video streaming.
  • Avi Cohen, COO and Co-founder at LiveU, said, "We're proud to join the SRT Alliance, helping to steer the open source development of the SRT protocol and ensure full interoperability and reliability across public internet video contribution and distribution.
  • The SRT Alliance is a collaborative community of industry leaders and developers striving to achieve lower latency internet video transport by continuously improving SRT, an open source video transport protocol and technology stack.
  • For more information about the project and how to join the SRT Alliance, visit srtalliance.org.

Super League Extends Partnership with Rumble Gaming on Rollout of Sponsored Live Breaks

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 1:00pm

Sponsored Live Breaks provide creators who use the Mobcrush live streaming software with a way to entertain their audience even when they have to step away from their device while broadcasting live.

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  • Sponsored Live Breaks provide creators who use the Mobcrush live streaming software with a way to entertain their audience even when they have to step away from their device while broadcasting live.
  • The importance of the esports and gaming audience for Rumble continues to grow, making this new partnership with Super League a signature example of our commitment to supporting the needs of the Rumble team members, said Zack Pearlstein, Vice President of Talent and Legal Affairs at Rumble Gaming.
  • "Burnout is a reality for streamers, which is why we developed Sponsored Live Breaks, added Mike Wann, CEO of Mobcrush.
  • As a talent agency, Rumble bridges the gap between brands and the esports/gaming ecosystem by facilitating partnership opportunities and creating authentic marketing activations.

Press release - Media Invitation: LUX Film Award ceremony in Strasbourg

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 8:04pm

Journalists are invited to participate in the Q&A session after each panel via webex (event number: 163 829 4132; event password: azZYZZ4Dz97).

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  • Journalists are invited to participate in the Q&A session after each panel via webex (event number: 163 829 4132; event password: azZYZZ4Dz97).
  • Please declare your name and the media you are representing when entering the participation space.
  • You can also follow the livestream of the webinar on the LUX Award Facebook account.
  • When connecting, enter your name and the media you are representing in the first name / last name fields.

American Humane's Documentary, "Escape from Extinction," Available Now On Demand

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 7:45pm

WASHINGTON, June 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- American Humane , the country's first national humane organization, today announced that its inaugural documentary, "Escape From Extinction," is available to rent or purchase through video on demand.

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  • WASHINGTON, June 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- American Humane , the country's first national humane organization, today announced that its inaugural documentary, "Escape From Extinction," is available to rent or purchase through video on demand.
  • "Without this help and the global engagement of the public hundreds of thousands of species may vanish within a generation.
  • The film features rare footage of endangered animals as well as interviews with the world's leading animal welfare specialists and conservation scientists.
  • It is now available to rent or purchase through VOD distribution platforms including Version Fios, iTunes, Vudu, FandangoNow, Microsoft, Vimeo and more.

Boxlight Launches Financial Services Program

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 2:15pm

Boxlight Corporation (Nasdaq: BOXL), a leading provider of interactive technology, digital signage, and software solutions, today announced the launch of Boxlight Financial Services.

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  • Boxlight Corporation (Nasdaq: BOXL), a leading provider of interactive technology, digital signage, and software solutions, today announced the launch of Boxlight Financial Services.
  • Boxlight Financial Services is a strategic customer financing program created in partnership with TEQlease Capital, a technology equipment financing company, to assist customers such as schools and districts, companies, and other organizations with constrained budgets to acquire the technology they need.
  • Boxlight Financial Services financing program is another way for Boxlight to offer benefits to our customers that may otherwise put-off critical technology needs until a significant funding resource becomes available.
  • Boxlight develops, sells, and services its integrated solution suite including interactive displays, collaboration software, supporting accessories and professional services.

PLANOLY Invites Content Creators to Summer (Content) Camp

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 1:02pm

AUSTIN, Texas, June 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --PLANOLY, the industry-leading social marketing platform trusted by over five million users, is excited to announce a free virtual event series, PLANOLY Presents: Summer (Content) Camp .

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  • AUSTIN, Texas, June 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --PLANOLY, the industry-leading social marketing platform trusted by over five million users, is excited to announce a free virtual event series, PLANOLY Presents: Summer (Content) Camp .
  • "Summer (Content) Camp is focused on just that - helping you overcome the content creation hurdle."
  • At the end of camp, content creators will sign off with a wealth of new tools and insights to take their content to the next level.
  • RSVP here to reserve a spot at PLANOLY's Summer (Content) Camp.