Multi-CDNs Are Stepping Up to Deal with Network Congestion
With the demand for high-quality, interactive, and therefore data-hungry online experiences only set to increase over the next few years, multi-CDNs are rethinking infrastructure and bringing in innovative, sustainable solutions.
Four Keys to Combatting Video Piracy
Streaming services aren't just competing against each other; they're competing against pirates. DRM, encryption, watermarking, and geofencing are crucial components of any successful OTT anti-piracy strategy.
Want to Speak at Streaming Media East? Here's How.
The call for speakers is open until February 3, so get your speaking proposal in today for the OTT Summit, Video Engineering & Technology Summit, Esports & Sports Streaming Summit, or Enterprise & Education Video Summit
2020 Vision: The Future of Local News is Streaming
New technologies and emerging consumer preferences and priorities have changed the way content is created and consumed, and new frontiers in online and digital media have accelerated the pace of change. How can news organizations keep up?
Going Live with the Teradek VidiU Go at Streaming Media West 2019
The Teradek VidiU Go makes streaming interviews from Streaming Media West 2019 easy and seamless.
Binge No More?
Is binge-watching becoming a thing of the past? Not necessarily, but research from Reach3 Insights suggests that Netflix would be wise to follow Disney+ and Apple TV+ and embrace weekly episodes or even a hybrid approach.
Streaming Media West Preview: Off-the-Shelf Streaming Tools
Learn how to create, buy, edit, analyze, and distribute content—plus launch your own streaming video service—in only three hours. It's one reason to attend Streaming Media West next week.
Go In-Depth on CMAF and Machine Learning at Streaming Media West
Here are two strong reasons to attend Streaming Media West's pre-conference training sessions: a morning seminar on deploying CMAF and an afternoon session on video machine learning.
Discover In-Depth Pre-Conference Training at Streaming Media West
In just two weeks, Streaming Media's Jan Ozer will lead SMW attendees through advanced sessions on ABR production, video quality metrics, and more.
Twitch Talks Women Gamers at Esports and Sports Streaming Summit
One highlight of the upcoming conference will be a Twitch vice president talking with an influential gamer about the current environment for women in gaming. Here's a preview.
Streaming Media West Preview: Cloud Graphics Are the Future!
Here are six reasons why cloud graphics and overlays are the future of streaming TV, plus one big reason to attend Streaming Media West next month in Los Angeles.
Apple, Amazon Fire TV, and Google Anchor Streaming Media West '19
This year's Streaming Media West has a new location—in downtown L.A.!—but the same impressive roster of streaming visionaries that the industry has come to expect.
Esports and Sports Streaming Summit Preview: Jamie Horowitz, DAZN
Sports leagues need to adapt to a new world of live streaming delivery. At the Esports and Sports Streaming Summit, DAZN will explain what interactive video can provide.
Throwback Thursday: When Bill Gates Keynoted Streaming Media West
20 years ago at the second Streaming Media West in San Jose, Microsoft chairman and CEO Bill Gates addressed a capacity crowd with a keynote on "The Digital Media Revolution."
Who Is the Streaming Media Reader?
Tell us a little bit about yourself and your interests. In return, we'll give you $100 off registration for Streaming Media West and enter you to win a $100 Amazon gift card.
The Quiet Conference: At IBC 2019, No News Was Good News
Some years are revolutionary, some are evolutionary, and some are just "meh." Here's why those "meh" years are the best ones for the industry.
Ban the Binge! Netflix Makes the Right Move With Weekly Episodes
Whatever happened to the water cooler? Even though some viewers are howling in protest on Twitter, Netflix is making a smart choice by releasing new episodes weekly.
Has IBC Survived Its Identity Crisis?
The traditional broadcast world of "big iron" is shrinking, and the new OTT kids on the block are looking at commodity IT and cloud workflows. How will the biggest industry show outside of NAB keep up?
Voting Is Now Open for the 2019 Readers' Choice Awards!
Let the competition begin! Voting begins for the streaming video industry awards that matter most—because winners are chosen by the community itself.
Disney Raises the Stakes, and the Competition Should Be Worried
The Disney+/ESPN+/Hulu triple-play offers something for the whole family, and comes at a budget-conscious price. As opening shots go, it's a howitzer.