Survey: Broadcast TV Is Here To Stay (For Now), But Convergence Is On the Way
As broadcasters, operators, and streaming services work to bring combined service offerings to consumers, they're looking for converged security and content protection solutions. Those are the key takeaways from the latest research from Streaming Media, Help Me Stream, and Intertrust ExpressPlay
JW Player Launches Broadcast Live and Studio DRM Solutions for Broadcasters
The launch culminates JW Player's acquisition of VUALTO, integrating their teams and services to create the industry's most powerful platform for video orchestration and encryption.
Take the Secure Streaming and Broadcast Workflows Survey
The latest Streaming Media survey covers how both streaming and broadcast workflows are implementing technologies and strategies to secure content every step of the way. Take the survey and be entered to win either an Oculus Quest 2 or a $250 Amazon gift card!
Molten Raises $7M to Help Solve Rights and Content Management Challenges
Investors including Ashton Kutcher, Michael Ovitz, and Jack Dorsey are bullish on Molten's cloud-based approach to manage the increasingly complex back-office challenges in the online video ecosystem
20% of Potential Video Revenue Lost to Piracy
That's just one of the findings from a joint survey conducted by Streaming Media, Help Me Stream Research Foundation, and EZDRM into the state of content and revenue protection in the streaming video marketplace. The report is available for free download.
Vote in the 2021 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards
Voting is open until September 20 in 22 categories, including a brand-new one: Best Streaming Innovation. Cast your vote today!
Take the Encoding and Transcoding 2021 Survey
Take a 5-minute survey about codecs, encoding workflows, and premium video features, and enter for a chance to win a $500 Amazon gift card.
JW Player Acquires VUALTO
Acquisition of DRM provider strengthens JW Player's position in the market
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
IBC Plans Hybrid Event for September, with Fallback Dates in December
Hybrid in-person and digital event set for September 10-13, with the RAI on hold for the first week of December as a backup.
COVID Relief Bill to Make Illegal Streaming a Felony
The Protect Lawful Streaming Act targets commercial, for-profit illegal streaming services with penalties of up to 10 years in prison
The 2020 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards Finalists
More than 2,200 readers voted in 26 categories. We'll announce the winners later this month, but here's a tease—the top three vote-getters in each category. And you just might be surprised at the names you see.
Akamai Announces Support for LL-HLS, Among Other Enhancements
New developer APIs give providers more control over live and on-demand streams, and the company has improved its Cloud Wrapper and security offerings as well.
Voting for the 2020 Readers' Choice Award Extended Until October 22
Let the competition begin! The polls are open for the streaming video industry awards that matter most—because winners are chosen by the community itself. And you'll be entered to win a HuddleCamHD Pro IP NDI Webcam when you cast your vote!
Pirate Subscription Services Now a Billion-Dollar U.S. Industry, Joint Digital Citizens Alliance-NAGRA Report Finds
New report called "Money for Nothing" exposes that an estimated 9 million fixed broadband subscribers in the U.S. use a pirated IPTV service, which can be found on more than 3,500 websites, social media pages, and online stores.
Nominate Now for the 2020 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards
What's your favorite streaming tool, tech, or service? It's time to make your nominations for the only awards in the online video industry that are chosen by end users.
Akamai Data Shows Credential Stuffing is Rampant in Media Industry
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
Brightcove, NAGRA, Akamai, and BuyDRM Deliver New Security Feature for Oscars Screening Platform
Online screeners are now more secure with forensic watermarking technology enabled by cloud services providers
Virtual Video Summit Set for May 6
With no NAB to bring customers to them this year, a group of streaming industry vendors have come together to create a virtual event and bring the trade show to their customers and partners.
Jan Ozer Introduces "Streaming Media 101" Online Course
The 8-hour course covers the fundamental concepts and technologies of online video and includes hands-on exercises featuring some of the most commonly used tools in the industry