Streaming Media Magazine:
by Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen | As 2016 begins, StreamingMedia.com looks at the content, monetization, and workplace challenges that face the industry. The more things change, the more they stay the same.
by Troy Dreier | One side shouts that ad blockers are a necessity, and the other side shouts that they're robbery. The IAB takes a middle position and asks for restraint.
by Tim Siglin | Three items for the online video industry's to-do list: Challenges for optimization, latency, and encoding that can be fixed in the short term.
by Paul Riismandel | Streamed lectures, it turns out, are a poor replacement for classroom learning. To help students absorb what they hear, add interactive activities to the curriculum.
by Jason Thibeault | Google and Sony are dark horse candidates, while Roku and TiVo don't stand a chance. And as for Plex, it had better pray that it gets acquired.
by Jan Ozer | While it's clear that Flash's time is coming to an end, it's less clear what will replace it. A survey shows DASH support, but its real-world use is around one percent.
by Paul Schmutzler | How the compact Evertrz DreamCatcher replay system lets users create replays and highlight reels, and a look at lower-priced instant replay solutions.
by Adrian Pennington | The desire to keep sports relevant to the younger audience and connect with mobile media consumption habits is driving innovation online.
by Troy Dreier | The online video industry is a boys' club, but that hasn't stopped some women from rising to the chief executive position. Here's what three of them say about hidden obstacles, acceptance for women in tech, and what they'd like to change.
by Dom Robinson | Multicast isn't new, but CDNs, operators, and content publishers have finally caught up to the possibilities it offers for increased scale and decreased costs.
by Tim Siglin | Ad blockers are the bane of online video publishers everywhere. Can stream stitching, also known as server-side ad insertion, save the day?
by Jan Ozer | Affordable and easy to operate, Joicaster is a useful syndication tool for streaming live video to multiple destinations. Read our rave review.