Instant Replay: Streaming Media Connect 2024
Streaming Media presented its 13th Connect virtual conference February 19 - 22, 2024, with media industry cartographer Evan Shapiro as host and MC. Shapiro kicked off the event with a dynamic keynote, digging deep into the Q4 earnings call data to hold the spin doctors accountable and giving an unvarnished view of the industry. Other highlights included a keynote by Dana McGraw of Disney, titled Disney Advertising, Understanding Audiences: How Disney Advertising Leverages Data Science and Insights to Empower Advertisers, plus several panels covering topics such as app streaming UX design, scaling CTV advertising, measuring FAST success, and AI.
Best of CES 2024
Streaming Media's Nadine Krefetz recounts media tech highlights from CES 2024
Live-Streaming Technology Trends 2023 Survey Brief Launches
New survey results show shift in codec, latency, and bandwidth trends
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.
Netflix Intensifies Dive Into Gaming Landscape
Netflix is making substantial moves in the video game industry. The streaming powerhouse is using the influence it has gained from recent studio acquisitions to develop a wide range of titles based on popular TV programs and films, along with a focus on higher-end games that are manufactured for seamless streaming on both PCs and TVs. This places Netflix in a unique position as a direct competitor with industry giants like Microsoft and Sony. Executives from BrightLine and Future Today provide their analysis of this development.
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.
AI at IBC 2023: The GenAI Is Out of the Bottle
AI dominates IBC discussion but application remains thin on the ground
Report from IBC 2023 - Paramount, Warner Bros., Marvel Execs Discuss the State of MovieLabs 2030 Vision
Adrian Pennington reports from IBC 2023 on a panel of Hollywood CTOs from Paramount, Warner Bros., Marvel, and Universal Pictures focusing on the state of the MovieLabs 2030 Vision, which aims to create a shift from siloed legacy moviemaking workflows to software-based and interoperable cloud workflows.
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!
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.
Not So FAST? Spring 2023 State of Streaming Survey Says...
New 2023 Spring edition of State of Streaming survey launches, shows shifting focus
NAB 2023: Atomos Talks NDI and Shogun Connect
Atomos Senior VP Product Paul Scurrell discusses new developments at Atomos including NDI support and the Atomos Shodun Connect in this interview with Streaming Media contributing editor Shawn Lam in the Atomos booth at NAB 2023.
NAB 2023: vMix's Tim Vandenberg Talks NVIDIA GPU Unlocking, SRT, and vMix 26
vMix Operations Manager Tim Vandenberg and Streaming Media's Shawn Lam discuss multistream encoding via GPU unlocking, SRT output, new mix effects and more in vMix 26 and more in the vMix booth at NAB 2023.
NAB 2023: AJA's Bryce Button Talks OpenGear Dante Integration and Bridge Live
AJA Director of Product Marketing Bryce Button and Streaming Media's Shawn Lam discuss the integration of AJA's OpenGear cards with Dante Audinate and the Dante A/V network and other news from AJA in this interview from NAB 2023.
New at NAB 2023: Elevator Pitches
Because NAB attendance requires endurance, I want to recognize several companies who had compelling products, stayed to the end, and were able to do the briefest sub-5-minute elevator pitch for what's new in their offering.
Premier Media Thought Leader Evan Shapiro to Present Closing Keynote Address at Streaming Media East 2023
At this year's Streaming Media East, well-regarded entertainment industry "media cartographer" Evan Shapiro will present the closing keynote address, "The Mind Of The Modern Media Consumer," where he will discuss the latest data and context from the media ecosystem and offer a good sense of where the industry is likely headed next.
Take Streaming Media's Spring 2023 State of Streaming Survey
The teams at StreamingMedia.com and Help Me Stream Research Foundation are getting a jump on spring by releasing the Spring 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.