March 03, 2014
Online Video News
FreeWheel Report: Streaming TV Starting to Look Like Broadcast
According to FreeWheel's Q4 2013 Video Monetization Report, ad views on long form content are exploding, and completion rates are strong.
Zefr Takes in $30M in Financing, Will Grow Software Development
Zefr's BrandID platform helps major companies monitor YouTube activity, attracting clients such as Adidas, Warner Bros., and Sony.
Roku: 8 Million Sold and Counting
Number includes both Roku boxes and Roku Streaming Sticks; company also says that average user streams 13 hours per week and that total streaming grew by 70% to 1.7 billion hours in 2013
Disney Launches Disney Movies Anywhere Online Locker Service
Parents rejoice as Disney debuts a service that keeps track of purchased titles and makes them available for online streaming and downloading.
Netflix and Comcast: Exploring the Numbers Behind the Agreement
It's time to clear away the many myths and misconceptions surrounding the controversial distribution deal between Netflix and Comcast.
Transit: What it Is, How it Works
Thanks to the Netflix/Comcast agreement, there's been a lot of discussion about transit in the press. Unfortunately, most of it is uninformed.
Why the Comcast-Netflix Deal Is a Win for Consumers
There's more misinformation being written about this agreement than actual information. Lazy tech sites need to understand: It's not about net neutrality!
Dish Enhances TV Control with Updates to Dish Explorer App
Update for iPads streamlines user experience, adding volume and power control
Harmonic to Feature Innovative, Flexible Broadcast and Multiscreen Solutions at 2014 NAB Show
Highlights Include a Groundbreaking Technology Demonstration With Potential to Redefine the Broadcast Video Delivery Ecosystem
Thomson Video Networks Showcases World-Class Video Quality Delivery at the 2014 NAB Show
Visitors to the 2014 NAB Show will see the North American debut of Thomson Video Networks' own HEVC technology, which is built on the emerging HEVC compression standard that will pave the way for broadcasting in the upcoming ultra high-definition picture