State of Streaming Autumn 2023 Survey Report Launches
Newest version of twice-annual report expands on "pain points" and growth patterns, available for download now.
Evan Shapiro Holds the Spin Doctors Accountable in the M&E Third Quarter Earnings Reports
Evan Shapiro pulled no punches in his opening keynote for Streaming Media Connect 2023, digging deep into the Q3 earnings call data to hold the spin doctors accountable and providing an unvarnished view of the industry you won't see anywhere else. Read Part Two of our highlights from his presentation.
Evan Shapiro Separates Fact From Fiction in the M&E Third Quarter Earnings Reports
Major media and entertainment companies' quarterly earnings calls ought to pull back the curtain on what's really happening in the industry, but they routinely bury unflattering numbers in expert spin, and the press on hand rarely ask questions tough enough to draw out the real story. M&E industry cartographer Evan Shapiro pulled no punches in his keynote for Streaming Media Connect 2023, digging deep into the Q3 earnings call data to hold the spin doctors accountable and providing an unvarnished view of the industry you won't see anywhere else.
UX Evolution in Live Sports Streams
On a panel at the recent NAB NY show, Rick Allen from ViewLift, Scott Morris from Agilis Quantum, and Lawrence Chan of LiveLike discussed the state of UI and UX for live sports and engagement, with a focus on the importance of low latency and reliability in streaming services, the need for high-quality streams, dynamic content, and personalized experiences for fans.
Next is NOW - Part Two of Evan Shapiro's NAB NY Keynote Address
Read Part Two of our breakdown of media cartographer Evan Shapiro's in-depth NAB NY analysis of the existential threats that the M&E industry is facing. Evan used his unique way of viewing the data flowing through the media and entertainment industry's ecosystem to present a distinctive understanding of what's occurring and where things are headed.
From NAB NY - The Business of FAST: Monetization, Market Saturation and Viewer Engagement
FAST services have many options for monetization and viewer engagement strategies, such as audience targeting through curated channels and managing third-party platforms. In a recent panel discussion from NAB NY 2023, executives from AMC, Cox, Vevo, and Moloco weighed in on the current state of FAST and how their organizations are working to improve viewer engagement and monetization.
Dispatches from Demuxed 2023, Part 1: Updating Ad Delivery
Demuxed 2023, which took place Oct. 24-25 in San Francisco, is the premier peer-organized and peer-approved video developer conference. There's supposed to be no marketing at the event. Although the first person I ran into was a sales rep, much of the time I spent there was listening or talking with technical contacts. The most interesting presentation for me was from Pluto.
Evan Shapiro Says “What’s Next” for the M&E Industry Is Already Here at NAB New York 2023
In his keynote address at NAB New York, media cartographer Evan Shapiro emphasized the existential threat that the M&E industry is facing. Audience consumption behaviors and business models are being disrupted. Evan used his unique way of viewing the data flowing through the media and entertainment industry's ecosystem to present a distinctive understanding of what's occurring and where things are headed.
Wall Street Declares Netflix is Back - How the Streamer is Thriving Through Diversification, Personalization, and Optimization
With Netflix's surprisingly positive Q3 reportings, Wall Street has declared that "Netflix is back." Despite rapidly rising living costs, the streamer has managed to reduce churn and gain new subscribers by cracking down on password sharing, recently launching an advertising tier, making it easy for users to pause their subscriptions rather than cancel, and adding more diversified and personalized programming options.
The 2023 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards Finalists
More than 1,200 readers voted in 18 categories. We'll announce the winners in the November/December issue of Streaming Media, but here's a tease—the top three vote-getters in each category. And you just might be surprised at the names you see.
Samsung Art Store Brings Salvador Dalí Masterpieces Into Homes Worldwide via the Samsung Frame TV
Daria Greene, Curator for Samsung Art Store, discusses The Special Collection - curated by Samsung and sourced by Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí, which brings 12 iconic, surrealist paintings to The Frame TV by Samsung.
Mythical Entertainment’s Mythical 24/7 Launching on Plex
Mythical Entertainment's linear channel, Mythical 24/7, has now launched on Plex, one of the most comprehensive entertainment platforms available today.
Update from IBC 2023 – Warner Bros. Discovery Eyes “Massive Opportunity” for Ad-Lite VOD
Adrian Pennington reports from IBC about Warner Bros. Discovery's new "ad-lite" VOD approach, with its launch of an ad-lite version of Discovery+ in Germany and its new TNT Sports venture. He also reports on the recent YouTube Primetime European launch.
Take Streaming Media's Autumn 2023 State of Streaming Survey
The teams at StreamingMedia.com and Help Me Stream Research Foundation are getting a jump on fall by releasing the Autumn 2023 edition of the State of Streaming survey. This survey is our twice-annual look at the overall streaming industry. Take the survey today and help us understand just how the streaming landscape has shifted in the past six months.
Vote in the 2023 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards
Voting HAS BEEN EXTENDED until September 30 in 18 categories. Cast your vote today!
Andy Howard to Discuss Making Hybrid Events Work for All Viewers at Streaming Media Connect
Steve Vonder Haar talks with Andy Howard of Howard & Associates about the panel he will moderate for Streaming Media Connect 2023, "Best of Both Worlds? Making Hybrid Events Work for All Viewers," this Wednesday, August 23 at 11:30am ET.
Take Streaming Media's Live Streaming Technology Trends Survey
New survey launches today covering live event market
UPDATED: Media Cartographer Evan Shapiro to Host, MC, and Moderate Streaming Media Connect Virtual Event, August 22-24
Streaming Media announced today that Evan Shapiro, self-described "media cartographer" whose incisive data presentation, analysis, and commentary is mapping out the future of the streaming media industry and overall entertainment sector, has signed on as host and MC of the next Streaming Media Connect virtual event, which runs August 22-24.
Nominate Now for the 2023 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards
What's your favorite streaming tool, tech, or service? What is the year's biggest innovation? It's time to make your nominations for the only awards in the online video industry that are chosen by end users.
How FOX Teamed Up with AWS for AI-powered Highlights
Groundbreaking Recap Feature, Catch Up With Highlights, Built with Amazon Media Replay Engine (MRE)