OTT TV > Spotlights

Over-the-top (OTT) has changed how people watch television, and in some regions is on track to overtake broadcast, cable, and satellite. Look below for the latest news in OTT technology and programming, as well as insights and analysis into where the OTT market is headed.

2019 Online Video Industry Executive Predictions

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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

Tulix Systems: Executive Predictions 2019

George Bokuchava, Founder & CEO, Tulix Systems

Limelight Networks: Executive Predictions 2019

Bob Lento, CEO, Limelight Networks

Lightcast.com: Executive Predictions 2019

Andreas Kissliinger, Founder & CEO, Lightcast.com

Product Spotlight: Lightcast Media Cloud

The Media Cloud is an award-winning Media Management System, allowing media producers and publishers to manage all live-stream and on-demand media intuitively, from anywhere in the world on any desktop or tablet.

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.

NAB 2018: Tulix Talks Quality Live Streaming at Optimal Cost

Streaming Media's Anthony Burokas interviews Tulix's George Bokuchava at NAB 2018.

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.

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.

TVU Networks: 2017 Online Video Industry Predictions

2017 is going to be the year of experimentation for live video on social platforms. Facebook Live is leading the way, but other platforms are catching up.

Tulix: 2017 Online Video Industry Predictions

Subscription monetization is viable, and ad insertion is become more effective and less costly, leading to what will be a banner year for online video revenue generation.

DVEO: 2017 Online Video Industry Predictions

2017 will be the year of ubiquitous streaming, as low-cost, high-powered streaming solutions become even more pervasive.

Teracue: 2017 Online Video Industry Predictions

Live streaming will be the big story of 2017, and OTT is now superseding IPTV. New 4K encoders and decoders for contribution and OTT are helping to make it all happen.

THEOplayer: 2017 Online Video Industry Predictions

Server-side ad insertion will revolutionize online video, and combined with granular analytics creates the perfect storm for online video advertising

i2i Media: 2017 Online Video Industry Predictions

Look for more video from corporates, someone cracking streaming VR, and the slow demise of satellite TV as broadband takes over

Ensemble Video’s End-to-End Video Platform Makes Video Easy

Deliver your video content to many devices and platforms with Ensemble Video End-to-End Online Video Platform. Ensemble Video is a turnkey end-to-end online video platform that streamlines video capture, video management, and video publishing.

How Server-Side Ad Insertion is Making Online Ads More User-Friendly

By moving to server-side ad insertion, publishers can counteract ad blockers and provide a better experience for their viewers