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March 10, 2014

Online Video News

Vimeo Announces $10M Investment in Vimeo on Demand Platform

After a successful first year for Vimeo on Demand, Vimeo hopes to attract even more quality films with guaranteed funding.

Roku Creates Streaming Stick Version for Any HDMI Port

A second version of the Streaming Stick works with more TVs and has a lower price, providing a cord-free experience to more viewers.

Dish and Disney Sign Agreement for Live and On-Demand Streaming

As part of the agreement, Dish agrees to end automatic ad skipping of ABC content within three days of recording.

Videology Adds Nielsen Data for Combined TV/Online Ad Buying

Using audience data from Nielsen, Videology customers can plan, buy, measure, and optimize TV and online campaigns from one platform.

Featured Articles

How to Encode Video for HLS Delivery

If you need to deliver to mobile devices and via OTT platforms, you need to deliver HTTP Live Streaming (HLS). Apple provides plenty of advice for compressionists, but here are some tips and tricks for encoding and testing your HLS files

The State of OTT 2014

Are we closer—or further away—from one-size-fits-all media consumption? In this article from the 2014 Streaming Media Industry Sourcebook, we take a look at the OTT landscape from a technology, carrier, and multi-channel video programming distributor standpoint.

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.

Industry News

NewTek Integrates TriCaster and 3Play For YouTube Live

TriCaster, 3Play, YouTube Sports set standard for quality, compatibility, affordability, ease-of-use

Jan Ozer Releases Udemy Course: Video Compression for Web, Disc and PC/TV/Console Playback; 75% Off for Streaming Media Readers

New course helps novice to intermediate streaming producers more efficiently encode top-quality compressed video for multiple target platforms

VITEC to Show Zero Delay Streaming, HEVC/H.265, and 4K Solutions at NAB 2014

NAB 2014 will host VITEC’s Launches of Zero Delay Streaming MGW Sprint and 4K Mosaic Generator. Don’t Miss Booth SL6305 in Las Vegas this April!