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Streaming Forum '18 Call for Speakers Now Open

Sky's Jeff Webb will keynote the 2018 Streaming Forum, which will focus on "Building Smarter OTT Services." Want to speak at the event? Read on to find out how.
Featured Articles, Posted 13 Oct 2017

2017 Readers' Choice Awards: The Finalists

We've counted all the votes—more than 37,000 of them—and we're announcing the finalists in this year's awards, ahead of presenting the winners during Streaming Media West and the Live Streaming Summit in November.
Featured Articles, Posted 11 Oct 2017

Nokia Axes Ozo VR Camera Citing Slow Industry Development

The Nokia Technologies division will lose 310 of its 1,090 employees, while putting more resources into creating digital health products.
Online Video News, Posted 10 Oct 2017

The Reality of Virtual Reality: Despite the Hype, VR Isn't Viable

VR video gets a lot of attention, even though not many people are watching it. The requirements for consumers are still way too high.
Featured Articles, Posted 09 Oct 2017

Video: What 360 Streaming Can Deliver That Other Media Can't

NBC News 360 VR Video Specialist Edwin Rogers discusses the unique ability of live 360 VR streaming as a news platform to put viewers in the center of the action at world events in this clip from Live Streaming Summit.
Short Cuts, Posted 05 Oct 2017

Virtual Reality, Real Medicine: Treating Brain Injuries With VR

The controlled environment of virtual reality is proving ideal for diagnosing and treating traumatic brain injuries. Learn why the Department of Defense is funding trials.
Featured Articles, Posted 26 Sep 2017

Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards: Voting Deadline Extended

We've extended the deadline to vote for your favorite products and services in the only industry awards program with results determined by the people who matter most—the end users. Voting will now close October 2.
Featured Articles, Posted 25 Sep 2017

Video: How to Reduce Latency for Mobile VR Streaming

Yahoo Director of Engineering Satender Saroha discusses latency issues particular to VR streaming to mobile and technical measures to address them.
Short Cuts, Posted 14 Aug 2017

Virtual Reality Causing an Additional 21,000 PB of Traffic by '21

Will new immersive video streams break the internet? Juniper Research says a crisis is coming unless network operators join the standards discussion now.
Online Video News, Posted 08 Aug 2017

Video: What's the Best Camera for 360° VR?

AP Digital Storytelling Editor Seth Mayerowitz discusses the pros and cons of different 360 VR camera solutions in terms of features and price points.
Short Cuts, Posted 17 Jul 2017

The 2017 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards: Make Your Nominations Now

It's time for Streaming Media readers to submit your nominations for the best products and services in 34 categories from analytics to cameras to QoS and webcast solutions.
Featured Articles, Posted 10 Jul 2017

Video: VR vs. 360°: What's the Difference?

Scott Mayerowitz, Digital Storytelling Editor at the Associated Press, breaks down the differences between "VR/Virtual Reality" and "360," two terms often used interchangeably.
Short Cuts, Posted 10 Jul 2017

Vote in the 2017 Streaming Media European Readers' Choice Awards

Voting will open soon for the U.S. Readers' Choice Awards, but you can vote today for your favorite European companies, products, and services
Featured Articles, Posted 06 Jul 2017

Hyperreality and the Urgent Need to Scale Content

The demand for realistic CG content to fuel immersive media applications requires new production methods and a new codec
Featured Articles, Posted 06 Jul 2017

VidCon '17: YouTube Intros VR180, Announces New Content

Rhett & Link helped YouTube execs share news about a new VR format, minor updates to the YouTube platform, and new content initiatives, as well as the expansion of the YouTube TV service into new markets.
Online Video News, Posted 22 Jun 2017

5G Seen as Crucial to the Development of Merged Reality

The rise of virtual spaces could dramatically change how people work, play, and interact. Before that happens, VR needs stable and fast wireless connectivity.
Online Video News, Posted 22 Jun 2017

Video: How to Gear Up for Live 360/VR Streaming

Tim Dougherty of Wowza Media Systems lays out the key components of a workflow for capturing, ingesting, and streaming live VR/360 content in this clip from Streaming Media East 2017.
Short Cuts, Posted 20 Jun 2017

Video: Apps Are the New Middleware, and OTT is the New Broadcast

Frost & Sullivan's Avni Rambhia and Streaming Media's Tim Siglin discuss DRM, apps, user experience, emerging codecs, licensing, HDR, and more in this in-depth interview from Streaming Media East 2017.
Featured Articles, Posted 25 May 2017

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.
Online Video News, Posted 22 May 2017

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