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December 17, 2014

Online Video News

HBO Signs With MLB Advanced Media for Streaming, Causes Firestorm

Longtime HBO CTO Otto Berkes resigned the company after his internal streaming platform was shut down.

Amazon Introduces 4K Video Streaming, But Only for Newer 4K TVs

Netflix is no longer the only option for 4K streaming. Amazon Prime members can view 4K for no additional cost.

Envivio Adds Service-Oriented Video Monitoring Option to Guru

By detailing trouble spots based on the services impacted, rather than the equipment involved, Guru helps companies prioritize.

Featured Articles

State of CDN Services Survey: A Supply and Demand Mismatch?

Social media video only accounts for 8% of content from a delivery perspective, but 23% from a consumption standpoint, according to a recent study by Streaming Media and Akamai. Why the disconnect?

Found in Translation: How to Stream Video in Multiple Languages

Reach out to an international audience. Here are video translation steps to follow for strong results, as well as expert tips for high quality.

Four More Ways Streaming Quality Must Improve to Compete With TV

Viewers aren't seeing 50 shades of gray because streaming video color calibration is outdated. Here's what else needs to impove.

Industry News

HBO Go Now Available on Amazon Fire TV

HBO Go joins a growing list of services that support Amazon Fire TV voice search — customers simply say the name of a movie or TV show to find it on Amazon, HBO Go, Hulu, SHOWTIME ANYTIME, Vevo, and more

Xstream launches MediaMaker Loading Dock, simplifying the OTT & TVE Content Supply Chain

Xstream has redefined the content supply chain and ingest process by launching MediaMaker Loading Dock, a Supply Chain service for OTT & TV Everywhere services – helping operators automate and customize the workflow in the content supply chain.

L.A.-Based Visual Data Buys Majority Stake in Re:Fine

Combined company scales up for global content delivery

Contentful and Ooyala ease video publishing workflows for web and mobile apps across all screens; Playboy first to use combined offering