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March 30, 2015

Online Video News

Facebook Announces Embeddable Video Player, APIs at F8 Conference

Ten pre-selected launch partners are already using the APIs, letting publishers distribute video to Facebook with more control than before.

75% of Viewers Leave Poor-Quality Video in 4 Minutes: Conviva

The delivery optimization company finds that viewers quickly stop watching poor video and often leave the site that's providing it.

Elemental Introduces Statmux for Efficient Multi-Codec Delivery

At NAB, Elemental will show a bandwidth-saving solution that lets operators simplify creating multi-codec multi-delivery video.

Delaware, Rhode Island, Massachusetts Lead US in 4K Readiness

Akamai's comprehensive quarterly report shows which states and countries are leading and lagging in broadband throughput.

Vessel Launches, Offers Early Access to Popular YouTube Content

Members who sign up in the first three days will get 12 months of premium service for free; after that $2.99 per month.

Featured Articles

The State of Content Delivery 2015

Mobile device adoption, security requirements, and the rapid growth of premium OTT video will all challenge CDNs in the coming year.

Pumping AIR into the Flash Debate

Even on mobile devices, Flash isn't really gone. We talked to Adobe to clarify how Flash Player and Adobe Integrated Runtime (AIR) continue to grow together.

Editor's Note

The Golden Age of Streaming?

As anyone who's binge-watched a favorite show will tell you, there's an embarrassment of riches of great online video content. But why does so much of it still adhere to the conventions of broadcast TV?

Industry News

comScore's Latest Whitepaper 2015 U.S. Digital Future in Focus Available for Download

Key Insights on Digital Trends from 2014 and What It Means for the Year Ahead

20 networks for $20 with arrival of A+E Networks on Sling TV

Brandlive Launches Advanced Social Media Integration for Live Online Video Platform

Allows brands to easily add live video and ecommerce to their interactions with Twitter, Instagram and Facebook followers

HEVC Advance Launches to Rally Critical Mass of Stakeholders to Deliver Next Generation Video Experiences

New HEVC patent pool addresses digital media market demand for efficient and transparent licensing, and balanced commercialization of HEVC technologies

iStreamPlanet Demonstrates Live Multiscreen OTT Workflow at NAB 2015

Integrated Workflow Combines Aventus SaaS with Adobe Primetime Technologies for End-to-End Solution