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September 19, 2012

Online Video News

Livestream Goes Completely Ad-Free, Even for its Free Service

The company also announced new tiers of service with live stream embedding and an important addition to its iPhone app.

MPEG DASH Use is Blossoming, Says Akamai

Use of the adaptive streaming standard is mandated in Europe, just one of the reasons why it's seeing quick adoption by the industry.

YuMe Study Tests Video Ad Brand Recall Across Four Screens

Clutter, creative, and context all matter when trying to get viewers to recall an ad; screen size not as important.

Zeebox Launching in U.S. this Month, Probably with Comcast

The popular U.K. second screen app is definitely coming to the United States this month. Sources say it will partner with Comcast, although the company is keeping mum.

Featured Articles

2012 Readers' Choice Awards: Voting Now Open

25 categories. More than 280 nominees. It's time for you to cast your vote in the biggest awards in online video, and the only awards that are chosen by the people using these products, services, and technologies every day.

MPEG DASH and HEVC Dominated the Discussions at IBC

Even in a down economy, Amsterdam's IBC conference was able to grow total attendance -- something it's done for the past decade.

OTT in Latin America: Differentiation Is the Main Challenge

Price is a problem, but competition is high. A Streaming Media East session looks at the greatly different video streaming climate in Latin America.

Industry News

Influxis Launches Union Cloud 2.0, the Next Generation of Its Cloud-based Application Development Platform.

Influxis offers the latest Union Platform 2.0 to its cloud network, featuring the new server clustering API and JavaScript framework.

Scenios Opens New Office at the Tribeca Film Center

Enterprise and educational video innovators to chair new online video conference at Streaming Media West

The new Enterprise Video Conference, with its seven co-chairs, focuses on tested techniques and new breakthroughs in the use of online video in business and education.

Online IPTV Channels Used for Disasters and Emergency Preparedness

Towns, cities, and other governmental agencies are now using online IPTV channels to keep their citizens informed about preparedness and management during natural disasters or other emergencies.