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Matching OTT Metrics to User Behavior to Reduce Churn

Sky Head of Streaming Tony Stott discusses how Sky has refined its approach to metrics-driven ad packaging to improve QoE in this clip from Streaming Media Connect 2021.

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How Packaging Impacts the OTT Ad Experience

Sky Head of Streaming Performance Tony Stott discusses how effective management and distribution of ad segments in OTT streaming content delivery can improve user QoE in this clip from Streaming Media Connect 2021.

Pros and Cons of a Multi-Cloud Streaming Strategy

Encoding.com President Jeff Malkin discusses the speed and cost efficiencies gained when working with multiple cloud data centers and vendors for storing, managing, and delivering streaming content, and why and when others should (or should not) adopt that strategy in this clip from Streaming Media Connect 2021.

Why Bother With DRM When Users Can Record the Screen?

EZDRM Co-Founder and COO Olga Kornienko discusses how DRM can foil "a good amount" of streaming content piracy through screen capture in this clip from Streaming Media Connect 2021.

How Cloud Migration Changes Live Streaming Workflows

LiveSports LLC's Jef Kethley discusses how moving to cloud production has changed both his workflows and the ways he allocates staff in this clip from Streaming Media Connect 2021.

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Pandemic Mergers and Acquisitions in Educational Video

Three transactions from the last year illustrate how educational video providers are capitalizing on trends in streaming media, both specific to e-learning and more broadly

The Future Is Real Time, and It Starts Now

Where and how does "real time" fit into your workflows in this "COVID and beyond" era? Similar to global wars accelerating advan­ces in medicine such as plastic surgery, COVID has pushed all of us working in streaming media to rethink, innovate, optimise, and rebuild many components of our day-to-day responsibilities. 

Judging Apple's Advanced Video Quality Tool

As a metric, Apple's Advanced Video Quality Tool (AVQT) showed some bright spots, but it's hard to see it bumping VMAF or SSIMPLUS from real-world workflows without a lot more verification.

Editor's Note: The Streaming Gold Rush of 2021

We haven't seen this much funding or merger and acquisition activity in the streaming market in at least 15 years. Don't expect it to slow down anytime soon.

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