Investors Bet Big on Amagi with $100 Million in Funding
Accel, Avataar, and Norwest join existing investor Premji Invest to buy out stake in company previously held by Emerald Media and Mayfield Media
LG Ads Introduces River OS Personalized Smart TV Platform
New operating system delivers personalized search, discovery, and recommendations to individual viewers without the need to switch between profiles.
Connect Addressable TV to Your NFL Game Plan
Football season is a rare chance for advertisers to reach audiences all at once as they spend more time than usual watching live television across any number of devices. Marketers should take the time to review how they're making the most of this moment, to find new engagement with viewers and to execute cross-device strategies to make the most of addressable TV, from the household to the individual.
Streaming Accelerates for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony, Says Conviva
Viewing time was up 279% over the 2018 opening ceremony, with impressive start times, fewer failures, and less buffering, according to the media intelligence firm.
Netflix, Other OTTs Win Reprieve in Canada as Bill C-10 Stalls
The non-elected Canadian Senate has demanded amendments to The Broadcast Modernization Act, likely leaving it dead in the water.
HBO Max and Snapchat Partner for Co-Viewing
HBO Max becomes the first OTT service to build a Snap Mini, allowing Snapchatters to view select episodes of Gossip Girl, Game of Thrones, Looney Tunes, and more.
Younger Viewers Are Embracing Co-Viewing Apps
Both third-party co-viewing apps and co-viewing features built in to OTT apps are finding favor with younger viewers
AnyClip Lands $47 Million Funding; Relaunches as "The Visual Intelligence Company"
Video Company Creates New Category with First AI-Powered Platform for Business, Tackling Video Surge in Post COVID-19 Market
JW Player Acquires VUALTO
Acquisition of DRM provider strengthens JW Player's position in the market
Disney+ Chooses AWS to Support Global Expansion
With AWS as its preferred public cloud infrastructure provider, The Walt Disney Company leverages AWS's proven global infrastructure to improve performance and reliability for Disney+ as the streaming service continues to scale globally
Nielsen Doubles Down on Streaming, Adds Viewership by Platform and Advanced Audience Demographics
Adds unique visibility into total viewership by streaming platform alongside linear TV ratings
Telestream Launches Cloud Transform Service
Telestream has become the latest company to take core media processing and transcoding into the cloud
Take the Content Delivery and Edge Compute Trends Survey
New survey explores the current content delivery landscape, with a focus on security and edge compute
Global CTV Impressions Up 60%, According to Innovid Study
Report highlights the surge in streaming and importance of keeping TV the centerpoint of omni-channel advertising strategies to seamlessly manage experiences across channels
COVID-19 Accelerated Broadcast IP Adoption, says Haivision Report
Second annual report highlights the impact of COVID-19, remote production, remote collaboration, SRT, and HEVC on today's broadcast workflows
id3as: Streaming Tech Designed for When Things Go Wrong
With clients and partners like Nasdaq, Arqiva, and Limelight Networks, id3as has made a name for itself as providing technology that's "good on a bad day."
Global Programmatic CTV Ad Spend Increases 2.2x
Report reveals 78% of U.S. households are now reachable via programmatic CTV advertising, but ad fraud rates remain high, at 24% in Q420
Tremor Video Announces TV Intelligence Solution
Exclusive data-driven offering will empower advertisers to reach and engage consumers at scale via Connected TV and across devices
Media Industry Rife withCredential Stuffing Attacks, According to Akamai
Twenty percent of credential stuffing attacks directed toward media companies according to "Akamai 2020 State of the Internet/Credential Stuffing in the Media Industry" Report
Gracenote Introduces Personalized Imagery Solution to Improve Content Discovery and Drive Viewership
Curated program images appealing to viewer interests and preferences lead to more hours watched, titles watched