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How Revry Positioned a Niche OTT Vertical as the 'Global Face of Diversity'

Revry CEO & Co-Founder Damian Pelliccione provides a capsule history of Revry's evolution and growth as a leading OTT niche vertical and the largest global aggregator and distributor of LGBTQ+ content, from its beginnings as a subscription-based service to a mostly ad-supported tribrid offering--with major partners in the Smart TV space and also global brands like McDonald's.

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What Are Render Rates in Streaming Ad Insertion?

Penthera SVP Scott Halpert explains what render rates are in server-side ad insertion, and how they impact the advertising cost structure, and discusses how Penthera's 2nd Look makes render rate unpredictability less costly for advertisers in this clip from a panel at Streaming Media East 2022.

Intercept's Brett Sappington Talks Media and Entertainment Fragmentation

While the pandemic era has brought a substantial uptick in media consumption, and tremendous growth in streaming, the overall mix has shifted, according to Intercept's Brett Sappington, whose survey findings show fragmentation both in streaming service options and the types of entertainment--gaming, short-form content--coming to the fore, in this interview with Tim Siglin at Streaming Media East 2022.

Video Learning: Where Do We Go From Here?

As COVID transitions from pandemic to endemic, what does the "new normal" look like in higher education? For Ohio State Director of Instructional Media Scott Nelson, it's all about making sure that the advances universities made in remote, hybrid, and asynchronous learning remain available for the students that need them, and that colleges continue to leverage the flexibility they've discovered. In this clip from Streaming Media East 2022, Nelson discusses his current role, a mix of advocacy and making sure departments have the right tools to keep hybrid learning going.

Roku's Jessica Masters Talks Cord-Cutters and OTT Monetization Trends

Are cord-cutting and FAST driving OTT growth in 2022? Roku US Head of Verticals Jessica Masters discusses OTT monetization and emerging viewership and adoption trends in OTT in this interview with Streaming Media's Tim Siglin at Streaming Media East 2022.

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Where Does Your Media Fit Into Web3?

Look beyond the hype and the monkeys. NFTs, blockchain, and other elements of the new decentralized web—Web3—have serious implications for video creators and publishers.

Long Live (A Different) DRM!

A blockchain-based, ledger-and-wallet approach promises a digital rights management that's just as effective as anything we have now, with the benefit of being more consumer-friendly.

Of Subscriptions and Submarines

What do Lewis Carroll, OTT subscriptions, and submarine power cables have in common? Read on!

When the Levee Breaks: The Origin of On-Demand Content

Herbert Morrison's stunning narration of the Hindenburg disaster marked the first time recorded audio was ever broadcast as breaking news. The indelible words "Oh, the humanity!" remind us that it's the content—not whether it's live or on-demand—that makes the difference.

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FAST Universe on a Roll!

Industry roundup on everything Free Ad-Supported Streaming TV (FAST)-- trajectory across regions, genres and devices.

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Media and Broadcast File-Transfer Workflow Challenges

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