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October 27, 2014

Online Video News

Roku Takes in $25M in Funding, Remains Tight-Lipped About It

Is the company staying quiet about new funding because it's planning an IPO? The Wall Street Journal says Roku plans to go public.

Adobe: Smartphones Surpass Tablets for Online Video Viewing

In its latest benchmark of the online video industry, Adobe finds that mobile and console views—as well as ad loads—are on the rise.

Ooyala Buying Videoplaza, Branching Into Online Video Advertising

Fresh off its acquisition by Telstra, Ooyala is buying a European ad manager in a bid to lead the way in personalized video.

Featured Articles

Chrome's API Shutdown Spells Trouble for Smooth Streaming

Google is phasing out support for the Netscape Plugin API in the coming months, so Smooth Streaming providers need to come up with a strategy soon.

Looking at the Future of Video Encoding With Sorenson Media

Sorenson introduced Squeeze 10 and Squeeze Server 3 today. We conducted a Q&A with Sorenson's general manager to hear how the company is responding to new formats and codecs.

U of Chicago: 3 Challenges Creating Massive Open Online Courses

MOOCs are bringing education to a wider group of learners, but creating them leads to growing pains within the university.

Industry News

Haivision Launches New Features for the Calypso Multi-Source Media Recording and Distribution Platform

Addresses Situational Awareness, Training and Research Applications in Enterprise and Government Organizations

Telestream Announces ScreenFlow 5.0 Screen Recording and Editing Software

New features include support for iOS recording, batch export, Wistia publishing, and more