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August 11, 2014

Online Video News

YouTube Acquires Directr, App Helps Small Businesses Shoot Videos

Creating a variety of business videos is simple with the Directr app, and soon doing so will be free, thanks to its new owner.

Shoppers Look for Connected TVs When Buying a New Set, Says Study

Set-top boxes take a backseat, notes the Council for Research Excellence. Also, children have a big influence on what technology enters the home.

Twitch Shuts Down, Prepares for Google Acquisition

Account holders are given no advanced notice, and are directed to Twitch, YouTube, or competing live video services.

Featured Articles

Video Apps Need to Be Discoverable Before They Can Succeed: TiVo

Content owners can have attractive apps with libraries of popular shows, but if viewers can't search that content then all their efforts won't pay off.

HTTP/2.0 and DASH: Planning Tomorrow's Improved Video Delivery

In this guest post, Bitmovin's CTO and co-founder explains how HTTP/2.0 will solve the problems of previous generations and seamlessly integrate with DASH.

2014 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards: Make Your Nominations Now

It's time for Streaming Media readers to submit your nominations for the best products and services in 31 categories from cameras to media servers.

Industry News

Visual Data Media Services Receives Coveted Apple Feature Encoding Certification

Unruly Partners With Nielsen to Offer Nielsen Online Campaign Ratings for Social Video

Marketing tech company offers brands and agencies 100% guarantee that purchased views are Nielsen Online Campaign Ratings validated

Dish Anywhere App Updated with New Interface, Enhanced Personalization Capabilities

Modernized design features image-driven user interface.

Blackmagic Design Announces DaVinci Resolve 11 is Now Shipping!

Major update adds professional nonlinear online editing features, revolutionary new ColorMatch, new photographer friendly color correction tools, on set media management and much more!

Anvato's TV Everywhere Platform Prepares Broadcasters for FCC Accessibility Deadline

Full-Featured Captioning Capabilities for Live, Long- & Short-Form Content Enables Broadcasters to Meet All FCC Accessibility Requirements Far Ahead of Deadline

US Video Entertainment Spend to Peak at $123 Billion Next Year: Futuresource Consulting