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January 15, 2014

Online Video News

CES 2014: Rabbit TV to Release New Super Simple Streaming Device

Four million buyers took to Rabbit TV's $10 per year streaming message. Now, the company is expanding to mobile devices and younger viewers.

December Video Rankings: Online Video Ads Jump, LiveRail Advances

Facebook shows impressive growth, but the inclusion of uploaded Vine videos and the use of auto-play videos are the chief reasons.

CES 2014: Q Factor Aims to Solve Video Buffering With an SDK

Packet loss and retransmission can greatly slow video streaming. Q Factor finds a clever way to replace those lost packets.

Featured Articles

Choosing a Video Player: Features and Specs for the Top Five

We examine off-the-shelf video players MediaElement.js, Video.js, jPlayer, Flowplayer, and JW Player to show which of these five favorites is the best for any situation.

Encoding.com: Transcoding Shows Value of Cloud Services

With formats expanding and more processing power required, transcoding was an early cloud test cast. Now, more workflow elements are going to the cloud.

CES 2014: Netflix Says Consumers Unclear on UHD Benefits

Unless the industry decides on greater UHD improvements and educates buyers, UHD TV will be reduced to a resolution number.

Industry News

Abacast Proposes Business Combination With AllDigital Holdings, Inc.

Proposed Combination Believed to Offer the Most Value for Both Abacast and AllDigital Holdings Shareholders

Sonic Foundry Signs Definitive Stock Purchase Agreement to Acquire Mediasite K.K.

Sonic Foundry signed a definitive stock purchase agreement with the shareholders of Mediasite K.K. to acquire the remaining interest in the company

MatrixStream Launches HEVC 4K OTT Platform for Operators