How 5G Will Impact the Media Supply Chain
After a case of too much hype too early, 5G is having real impact on consumer experiences and, more importantly for the streaming media industry, video acquisition and delivery.
Enterprise Video Networks Need to Optimize for Increased IPTV Traffic
The use of enterprise video technology picked up significantly in the wake of COVID-19 and is projected to gain momentum through 2021 and beyond. That calls for more robust enterprise network infrastructure to support growing end-user demand for video applications, including IPTV content and digital signage.
Closer to the Edge: How Broadcasters Are Using Edge Computing to Reimagine the Viewing Experience
Edge computing isn't new, but it's finally transforming how data—including video—is delivered to millions of devices worldwide. Savvy service providers are using it to reimagine the viewing experience.
Submit Your Nominations Now for the 2021 Streaming Media 50 List
Want to make sure your company is considered for our annual list of the most important, innovative, and interesting companies in the online video space? Read on, and send in your nominations by August 27.
The Greening of Streaming, One Year On
From an article in Streaming Media a year ago has grown a brand-new organization devoted to meeting the sustainability challenge in the streaming industry.
Cloud QC and Monitoring Solutions Drive Superior Streaming Experiences
In today's video-streaming-centric world, cloud OTT monitoring solutions are vital to staying competitive and meeting the demand for high-quality video content on every screen.
Enterprise Video Poised to Continue Growing Post-Pandemic
New research from Streaming Media, Help Me Stream, and Open Exchange reveals that the COVID-19 lockdowns not only highlighted enterprise video's strengths but also exposed its weaknesses.
Wowza Takes "Significant Investment" from Boston-Based Private Equity Firm
CEO David Stubenvoll says the investment from Clearhaven Partners will let Wowza accelerate innovation and growth, and possibly even open new offices, without the "restrictions and hassle of being a listed company."
OTT Sports Opportunities and Challenges
Sports OTT services look to enhanced user experiences, more customization, and streamlined workflows to stand out from the competition
That Jungle Shirt Guy: Remembering Les Zoltan
More than a longtime customer and colleague, Les passed away earlier this year at the age of 73 due of complications from COVID-19.
Driven by the IP NOC, Video Operations Enter a New Age
The video industry is moving away from centralized studios and operation to remote production. The IP network operations center is a relatively new concept, but it's catching on fast.
How Media Brands Can Harness Standalone OTT Apps to Grow Their Audiences
Setting up independent apps can be challenging for smaller media brands, but the rewards are worth the effort.
Simplifying Live Streaming at Scale with DASH-IF
As competition for viewer attention increases, features that rely on timed metadata and low latency will become more important. Underpinning these features will be a need for better reliability and the new DASH-IF ingest specification should go a long way to addressing that.
The Greening Of Streaming: Akamai Achieves Renewable Energy Goals Despite Pandemic Surge
The content delivery network used only renewable energy for its east coast U.S. data center in 2020, a year marked by notable traffic spikes for video, online gaming, and software downloads
Why Video Streaming Issues Aren’t Going Anywhere
The explosive growth in OTT viewing is good news, right? Only if the industry keeps innovating to make sure quality of experience issues don't send people back to pay TV.
Heralding a New Era of Broadcast Innovation with 5G and C-Band
The impact of 5G and C-band will bring a sea change in the production, distribution, and delivery of video
The 2020 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Winners
26 categories. 220 nominations. More than 25,000 votes. Who took home the big prizes in this year's Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards? Read on.
New Opportunities: 2020's Top 5 Shifts for Videoconferencing Consumption
The pandemic has put videoconferencing and webcasting platforms for distance learning, religious services, government video, and more, and they're likely to stay there permanently.
Don't Believe the 5G Streaming Video Hype
5G holds promise for smart cities, smart vehicles, and industrial automation. For video streaming? Not so much.
3 Ways to Accelerate Content Production and Delivery With AI
The sheer volume of video generated in many workflows is impossible to manage without artificial intelligence and machine learning. Here are examples of how to leverage it to make your video production workflow more efficient and productive.