VVC's Adoption Hampered by Patent Uncertainty and Low Value
A study from Unified Patents suggests that VVC isn't likely to ever gain widespread adoption due to both royalty issues and technology changes
OTT Platforms Need to Focus on Cybersecurity
After huge data breaches at Facebook and LinkedIn, it's time for every OTT service to pay serious attention to protecting user data.
MPEG is Closed; Want to Help Streaming Media Write the Story?
The Moving Picture Experts Group, which had been responsible for developing standards and executing royalties for video and audio codecs, shut down last week. We'll be writing up an article on the implications for the industry, and we need your help.
New: Streaming Media Connect
Streaming Media's "Who To See at NAB" marketing program evolves into "Streaming Media Connect"
How to Stop Pirates Gatecrashing Your OTT Party
Video is more sophisticated than ever, but by using strong end-to-end encryption, hardening client devices, and using intelligence-based operational security services, you can keep pirates from stealing your content.
YouTube Execs: Take Responsibility for the Mess You've Created
Vaccination misinformation, white nationalists, improper kid vids: YouTube pretends it's a library, while its videos are doing real harm. It's time for YouTube execs to take out the trash.