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March 16, 2015

Online Video News

Sony to Launch PlayStation Vue Streaming Service in 3 Markets

It's Sony versus Sling in the battle of the online bundles. Will cord-cutters prefer smaller or larger sets of channels?

YuMe Shows Value of Cross-Screen Advertising for Multi-Taskers

Just because the TV is on doesn't mean viewers are watching it. A study shows that multi-taskers see more ads on mobile devices.

38% of Video Plays Now on Phones and Tablets: Ooyala Report

Thanks to a December surge, mobile plays reach their highest share yet. Ad completion rates are high across all devices.

Avaya Intros Multi-Device Business Video Distribution Offerings

Companies increasingly rely on internal video to distribute knowledge, and Avaya's Team Engagement Solutions make sharing easier.

Pay TV VOD Usage Is Growing, But Not as Quickly as SVOD Services

In its latest quarterly report on the pay TV industry and online viewing, Digitalsmiths finds that large channel lineups can be a liability.

Featured Articles

SXSW '15: From The Walking Dead to Nerd Court

The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman joined his Skybound partner David Alpert and Maker Studios' Erin McPherson to discuss their process for creating and iterating great content for online, and how it differs from television

Buyer's Guide to Education Video Platforms 2015

Your school's video has value, not just for learning and assessment, but for training, promotion, publicity, recruitment, and more. Make sure you choose an education video platform that helps you maximize that value while keeping your video secure and well-managed.

Buyer's Guide to Enterprise Video Platforms 2015

You need to look at six key areas when choosing a platform to manage your enterprise video, including the platform's strategy for mobile, security, SharePoint, and adaptive bitrate.

The State of Video App Development 2015

There's a digital land grab underway for real estate on mobile phones, set-top boxes, and game consoles. Here are the most important considerations for video publishers looking at developing video apps for multiple platforms.

Industry News

Volicon to Unveil Archiver Option for Observer Media Intelligence Platform at 2015 NAB Show

Volicon today announced that during the 2015 NAB Show, the company will debut the new Archiver option for its Observer Media Intelligence Platform(R).

Duquesne University Adds My Mediasite to its Enterprise Video Strategy

More than 70 faculty members create rich videos in first month using Sonic Foundry’s desktop recording tool

Triveni Digital Upgrades GuideBuilder(R) Cloud Service Platform

Enables Broadcasters to Edit Program Metadata for Multiple DTV Services Anywhere, Any Time, From Any Device, Including Smartphones and Tablets

Worldnow Unveils Channel-in-a-Box: Virtual Broadcast Platform

Livestream Channel Manager Enables Dynamic Creation of On-Air Presentations; Breaking News, Severe Weather Alert Drop-in; Requires Minimal Oversight, Provides Monetization Components; WTMJ-TV First to Deploy; Part of Worldnow’s OTT Solution, To Be Unveile

OTT Platform Provider Xstream Launches Operations in Singapore

Internet TV provider Xstream has announced the expansion of its operations with the opening of its office in Singapore.