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December 23, 2013

Online Video News

Channel Master Offers DVR+, a Digital Antenna and DVR in One

The dual tuners let viewers watch one show while recording another, but full functionality requires several add-ons.

Roku Gets YouTube Channel, Finally

Roku 3 owners can now watch YouTube videos on their set-top box, and send videos from their smartphone or tablet.

November Video Rankings: Video Ads Surge Ahead, AOL in the Lead

Publishers are experimenting with higher ad loads on streaming video, and so far the results are paying off.

Featured Articles

Bleacher Report: Live Video Pain Points Are Encoding and Android

One weak link will destroy the whole chain, but what if the chain is full of weak links? There are many elements that can ruin a live online video broadcast.

Roku: Set-Top Boxes Drive Cable TV Subscriptions

Don't blame cord-cutting on us, says Roku. When channels offer TV Everywhere programming, Roku boxes provide a way to enjoy that on-demand content.

Review: Brightcove Video Cloud Live

Brightcove customers should look to this new service for inexpensive real-time event transcoding, but several rough edges mar the experience.

Industry News

Simple.TV now shipping; plans to preview Cloud TV service at CES 2014

Simple.TV begins shipping pre-orders; announces cloud storage service for CES 2014

1 Mainstream Launches Digital TV Platform for Leading Connected Devices

Highly-Automated Solution Brings Sky Services to a potential new audience of 18M New International Users on Apple TV and Roku; App Goes Live Within Weeks from Initial Concept