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Online Video Industry > Spotlights

The online video industry is an ever-growing ecosystem of technology, service, and platform vendors that run the gamut from traditional broadcast incumbents to disruptive startups.

Here you'll find Streaming Media's coverage of the solutions providers that are enabling the online video revolution.

Streaming Expertise Is a Growing Commodity

From e-commerce to IoT, there's never been more demand for live video. Professional services like those offered by Wowza can tame the complexity of live video for every customer's use case.

Transform the Workplace With Video Powered by AI

As the use of live streaming and on-demand video continues to grow in the workplace, the addition of artificial intelligence promises to exponentially increase how video can be used and the value it can bring in transforming how work is done and how workers communicate and collaborate.

How to Succeed in the Online Video Space

There is no shortage of companies fading into the night, setting false expectations with poor business models, and no real goalpost other than getting acquired. Those are problems that have plagued our industry since it began.

Amazon Web Services (AWS): View From the Top 2019

Sports leagues, broadcasters, and OTT service providers are turning to advanced applications, media workflows, and the rich third-party partner ecosystem in the cloud on AWS to help them innovate faster.

EZDRM, Inc.: View From the Top 2019

Your business is always on the line, and security should no longer be a barrier to business success.

Lightcast.com: View From the Top 2019

At Lightcast.com, we are not afraid to take on the projects of new content creators and distributors with an added dimension to our Customer Service: an intuitive, complimentary business consultation process for media startups.

Telestream: View From the Top 2019

Telestream combines businesses that extend our ability to positively impact the Quality of Service and Quality of Experience elements of customer operations.

2019 Online Video Industry Executive Predictions

Beware of fool's gold

VisualOn Inc.: Executive Predictions 2019

Dr. Yang Cai, President & CEO, VisualOn Inc.

Verizon Digital Media Services: Executive Predictions 2019

Chris Carey, Head of Sales, Strategy, and Business Development, Verizon Digital Media Services

V-Nova: Executive Predictions 2019

Guido Meardi, CEO and Co-Founder, V-Nova

Telestream: Executive Predictions 2019

Scott Puopolo, CEO, Telestream

Nanocosmos: Executive Predictions 2019

Oliver Lietz, CEO and Founder, Nanocosmos

C-Level Interview: Diane Strutner, CEO, Datazoom

All too often, the online video industry conflates "data" and "metrics." Datazoom's Diane Strutner breaks down the difference, and proposes new ways to handle data, metrcis, and analytics.

Sharpening the Edge: The Evolution of CDN and Cloud Security

Learn how StackPath is building an extensible platform at the cloud's edge to deliver on the past and future promise of edge services—including CDN and all its applications—and make the Internet safe.

Interview: Varto Keshishian, Varto Technologies

Varto Technologies' Varto Keshishian and Streaming Media's Tim Siglin discuss Varto Technologies' history as a NewTek integrator and the current breadth of their offerings across the streaming and online video landscape.

2017 Online Video Industry Predictions: An Introduction

We'll see more of the same in 2017, and that's a good thing—the people in our industry are changing the world one algorithm, one pixel, and one patent at a time.

Beamr: 2017 Online Video Industry Predictions

Network-crushing bandwidth growth means it's time to revisit H.264 and HEVC codec SDKs to get the most out of your encoding and delivery dollar.

Sonic Foundry: 2017 Online Video Industry Predictions

From education to healthcare, it is critical that workers keep up with new products, regulations, and research. Video is the answer.

Encompass Digital Media: 2017 Online Video Industry Predictions

Publishers need to focus on creating great content, leaving the behind-the-scenes technical details to proven managed service providers.