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Data Is Driving the Video Viewing Experience in 2017, Finds Ooyala

The increased use of data lets publishers satisfy viewers, provide customized experiences, and grow their businesses, notes Ooyala's industry report.

Panopto Adds RTMP Ingest, Multi-Camera Live Streaming for Enterprise

Upgrades to the enterprise platform make it easier to reach viewers around the globe and send multiple streams without the need for live switching.

AR Use Will Grow 30% This Year, VR Will Grow 110%: eMarketer

Despite positive growth, both areas see low monthly active adoption. Most AR use is on Snapchat, while 360-videos and photos make up most VR.

Brightcove Announces Context-Aware Encoding, Up to 50% Savings

Rather than forcing content into pre-determined adaptive bitrate ladders, this system creates a unique ladder for each piece of video.
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When Giants Face Off: Ooyala Files Lawsuit Against Brightcove

by | Did Brightcove misappropriate Ooyala trade secrets to win over customers in Latin America? That's what Ooyala asserts in a six-count filing.

CDN Market Pricing Down, but Overall Growth Continues

by | At last week's Content Delivery Summit, Dan Rayburn presented his annual survey of pricing and trends in the industry. Per-GB prices are down, but CDNs are making up for the drop with increased efficiencies and value-added services

SME '17: Scorecard—Broadcast vs. Digital Video

by | Digital is still behind on always-on availability, scale, and latency, but it's catching up, and it offers advantages in user experience, quality, and—soon—monetization.

SME '17: Live Local Video Brings New Engagement Opportunities

by | Data and social media have made it possible to target video to exactly the right audience. And while social media gets plenty of attention, native platforms may win out in the end.

SME '17: 4 Challenges of Virtual Reality

by | Capturing the video is the easy part. The stitching problem is where things get tricky, and Yahoo's Satender Saroha offered ways to deal with four common challenges.

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Frost & Sullivan's Avni Rambhia discusses the pros and cons of browser- and app-based content delivery strategies in this presentation at Streaming Media East 2017.
Level 3's Jon Alexander and Ooyala's Paula Minardi discuss ways that live streaming providers can push streaming to the next level of innovation by delivering an experience that's beyond what traditional broadcasters can do.

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Mastering Live Streaming 2017 Gold: Verizon Digital Media Services Silver: Epiphan Video, Telestream, Harmonic, Matrox
2017 Case Study Superguide Platinum: Teradek Gold: Signiant, Silver: Akamai, Anvato, DVEO, Haivision, Kollective, Primestream, Videoguys

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By adding new IP video services, such as live linear TV, Video on Demand and network DVR, cable operators can tap the market potential provided by the growing number of consumers that are cord-cutters, cord-nevers and cord-shavers. IP video delivery also allows providers to offer a smaller bundle of channels at a low price with viewing on any device.
by | We'll see more of the same in 2017, and that's a good thing—the people in our industry are changing the world one algorithm, one pixel, and one patent at a time.
by | Network-crushing bandwidth growth means it's time to revisit H.264 and HEVC codec SDKs to get the most out of your encoding and delivery dollar.
by | Over the course of this three-part tutorial series, we'll show you how to deliver Dolby Audio via HLS and play it back on any audio endpoint, including device speakers, headphones, or external sound systems via AirPlay or HDMI.