All Roads Lead to ABR Royalties
As recent lawsuits regarding DASH-related patents make clear, royalty payments on adaptive bitrate streaming are inevitable—even if it's not yet clear who'll be paying who, or how much
Two Quick-Fix Solutions That Became Long-Term Problems
When will the industry jettison HTTP-segment-based streaming and buffer-based playback, both of which hold us back? How about right now, our columnist proposes.
Online Educators Enjoy Generous Copyright Exemptions for Video
Schools are covered by different copyright measures than the mass public, making it easy for streaming classrooms to get around access controls.
The Chinese Streaming Market Rife With Possibilities and Pitfalls
Western publishers that want to stream video to audiences in China need to overcome unique hurdles that are more political than technical.
Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight Exposes Video Piracy Problems
Live streaming apps Meerkat and Periscope got bad press for allowing the fight to be pirated, but the real culprits have been around for far longer.