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August 13, 2012

Online Video News

AOL Upgrades and Rebrands Smart TV App, Adds TiVo Support

The AOL On app will deliver ad opportunities for brands running multiplatform campaigns.

DaCast Introduces Payment Platform for Facebook

Content owners can now offer live and on-demand video for sale all within the Facebook environment.

Smartphone, Tablet, Console Video Viewing Doubled in Q2: Report

Video ad management company FreeWheel finds content viewing up slightly, ad loads up greatly.

Featured Articles

Al-Jazeera Enables Citizen Journalism With Online Video

With its redesigned citizen journalism portal, Al-Jazeera is letting eye-witnesses upload video from some of the world's biggest hotspots.

Venera Pulsar Review: Quality Control for Adaptive Streaming

The rise of adaptive streaming video calls for new quality control solutions. In this comprehensive review, we put Venera Pulsar to the test.

The Fall TV Launch: Time for OTT to Join In?

The big networks generate buzz each year with their fall TV season announcements. Online video publishers like Streamin' Garage and MyDamnChannel are of two minds as to whether it's time for OTT to do the same.

Livestream Broadcaster Review Revisited: Testing 4G Performance

When Jan Ozer looked at the Livestream Broadcaster last month, he wasn't able to test its 4G performance. He's fixed that by taking the Broadcaster on vacation.

Streaming Poised to Overtake DVD and Blu-ray Rentals

Viewers will rent a billion more streaming movies and TV shows than DVDs or Blu-rays this year, a rise of 135% over 2011

NASA Safety Center Slashes Training Costs with Streaming: Case Study

Video capture provides a 40-to-1 return on investment for NASA's Safety and Mission Assurance courses

The 2012 Encoding and Transcoding Buyers' Guide

Discover the best hardware and software for video encoding and transcoding. We spotlight solutions from Elemental, Digital Rapids, Apple, Adobe, Sorenson, Harmonic, Telestream, Wowza, and Encoding.com.

Be Unsatisfied! Demand Technology that Works as it Should

For anyone not getting the results they need from technology, be like blues great Blind Lemon Jefferson and demand something that works better.

Industry News

Ustream Adds Former WebEx and Yammer Executives to Accelerate Company Growth

Live, Social Video Streaming Leader Welcomes David Thompson as SVP of Marketing and Matt Imbach as VP of Finance

Albis Technologies' SceneGate Micro II STB Enhances Viewing Experience With HD Graphical User Interface

Through a Flexible Software Development Kit and Open APIs, Service Providers Can Offer a Richer User Experience

Anvato Offers Broadcasters Full Compliance with FCC Closed Captions Regulations

Anvato enables closed captions for TV broadcasters on both Desktop and Mobile Devices

Revizzit Announces New Sales and Streaming Platform for the Digital Media Industry

Selling products online without the fear of piracy just went mainstream.

My Damn Channel Celebrates 5th Birthday with Record-Setting Growth and Cake

300 Percent Increase in Original Video Production Drives Substantial Growth in Viewers, Engagement and Revenue

Sonic Foundry Webcasts Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning

Keynotes and select sessions to be live streamed via Mediasite

Supersonic Networks Introduces Digital Cable Services in North India With Harmonic Video and Edge Processing Solutions

Featuring Unparalleled Density, Scalability, and Video Quality, Harmonic's Encoding, Transcoding, Network Management, and EdgeQAM Systems Maximize Efficiency During Digital Migration