The List of the 50 Companies That Matter Most in Online Video in 2019
Our panel of streaming media experts has spoken, and these are the 50 companies doing the most important and innovative work in online video today.
What the Dawn of the 5G Era Means for Immersive Technologies
Believe the hype: 5G will change the game for immersive technologies, such as VR and AR, allowing us to do things which are impossible today.
IGTV’s Most-Requested Feature—Monetization—Is Coming Soon
To attract top creators, video platforms need to help them build a business. Instagram's IGTV doesn't have monetization tools yet, but they're nearly here.
YouTube Announces Money-Makers for Creators and Charities
Creators who can make a good living on YouTube are less likely to stray, so the company's VidCon address again focused on rewards for top channels.
Heading Into Year 2, TikTok Focuses on the User Experience
When a video platform finds mainstream success from the start, hiring enough people to keep that growth going becomes its biggest challenge.
Connections Are Greater Than Content in the New Media Economy
Yes, there's a way to compete against giant content providers like Netflix and Hulu. It involves creating a bond with viewers and giving them something they can't get anywhere else.
5G Speeds Just Aren't Good Enough: 6G and 16K Are Inevitable
Technological progress, Moore's Law: Call it what you will but the buck does not stop with 4K resolutions over 5G networks. Wait for 2030 when 6G will be here.
MWC 19: 5G Operators Promise the Moon But Won’t Shoulder the Cost
"Don't get short-term greedy to kill the long-term goose," mobile operators warn governments. They want governments to ease up on regulations and spectrum costs.
What Will 5G Mean for the Broadcast and OTT Video World?
The coming 5G cellular revolution will bring big changes in how consumers view content on-the-go, but even bigger changes in how creators produce it.
Review: Cinamaker 2.0 iOS Live-Switched Streaming Solution
Cinamaker 2.0 is really coming together to a solid iOS-based production solution. Standout features include loading and saving projects, the built-in editor, and dedicated chroma key on each channel.
Review: Teradek VidiU Go
I found the VidiU Go to be up to the Teradek standard of professional production gear, now for the mobile, bonded streaming audience.
SMW '18: Tim Siglin Recaps Highlights of Streaming Media West
Streaming Media's Tim Siglin discusses key topics of Streaming Media West 2018, including microservices, interactive streaming, eSports, MR/AR (but not VR), low latency, and Women in Streaming Media.
The 2018 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Award Winners
The winners were announced today at Streaming Media West in Huntington Beach, California. Click through to see who took home this year's prizes.
SMW '18: Twitch's Tarek Amara Talks Multi-Codec Streaming
Streaming Media's Tim Siglin interviews Twitch's Tarek Amara at Streaming Media West 2018.
SMW '18: Chris Knowlton Talks Microsoft Stream
Streaming Media's Tim Siglin interviews Microsoft Principal Lead Program Manager Chris Knowlton at Streaming Media West 2018.
SMW '18: Teradek's Jon Landman Introduces the HEVC-Ready VidiU GO
Tim Siglin interviews Teradek VP Marketing Jon Landman at Streaming Media West 2018.
Video Engineering Summit: Netflix to Discuss VMAF's Future
In a presentation at Streaming Media West's Video Engineering Summit, Netflix software engineer Zhi Li will discuss the latest developments in VMAF, the quality metric Netflix developed and has open sourced.
Review: Teradek Link Pro Backpack and Core
Teradek's Link Pro Backpack offers enhanced MIMO (multiple input, multiple output) cellular connectivity, plus the reliability of bonded cellular, connected to Teradek's powerful Link WiFi Access Point, and all rolled together in a backpack powered by your choice of V-Lock or 3-stud battery.
The 2018 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards Finalists
281 nominees. More than 25,000 votes. 90 finalists. Here's who made the shortlist of the top streaming video products and services in our annual reader poll.
Viacom Follows Disney's Lead, Bets on Digital Short-Form Video
"If you do the math, it works out your favor," Viacom Digital Studio's Kelly Day tells an IBC audience, all the while praying that Disney's Jeffrey Katzenberg is right about short-form content.