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Viewers demand that OTT and online video give them the same quality as broadcast, or at least as close as possible, and savvy content owners are using the wealth of data generated by video to constantly improve the viewer experience and their bottom line. Check here for news, research, and analysis into video quality metrics, quality of service (QoS), quality of experience (QoE), video analytics, and video data.

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Server-Side Selection is a Game Changer for Video Streaming

As adaptive bitrate streaming soars, operators are losing control over quality and resources. Server-side selection gives them back that control.

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.

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.

The ABCs of the "New Normal" for Streaming Services

Streaming usage is way up, and it's not going back down anytime soon. By focusing on analytics, bandwidth, and compression, OTT services can deliver high-quality experiences at scale.

Announcing Jan Ozer Encoding Workshops at Streaming Media East Connect

Jan Ozer will be presenting two in-depth workshops on encoding for streaming and on-demand video, the first for novices and the second for advanced users, May 26-27 at Streaming Media East Connect 2020.

Cutting Bitrates, Keeping Quality

In the COVID-19 era, the right approach can check both boxes, and decisions made in response to the current demand on bandwidth can have long-term business advantages for OTT services

The 2020 Streaming Media 50 Coming in June

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.

New: Streaming Media Connect

Streaming Media's "Who To See at NAB" marketing program evolves into "Streaming Media Connect"

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.

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.

The 2019 Streaming Media 50 Coming in July

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.

CBS Streamed the Super Bowl to 7.5M Devices, But None in 4K

In 2019, 4K video should be table stakes for major events. While CBS streamed 560 million minutes of game time with no major problems, viewers deserved a better experience.