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April 27, 2015

Online Video News

Aereo Settles for $950K Broadcaster Payout on $99M Damages Claim

While broadcasters had looked for a large payout, Aereo didn't have the money to give. The company is left with $800K in the bank.

Conviva: 1% Interruptions Lead to 14 Minutes of Lost Engagement

In its annual viewer experience report, Conviva finds that OTT streaming is improving, but multiscreen viewers are more demanding than ever.

Wowza Streaming Cloud Eases Live Event Setup

Company offers simplified pay-as-you-stream version complete with playout, which can be configured in advance or soon before a live event

Featured Articles

Review: Telestream Wirecast 6

With version 6, Telestream has converted its premier live production software application to 64-bit operation, as well as added playlists, social media support, input from iOS devices, and instant replay.

Editor's Note

Going Behind the Scenes at Grammy Live

It takes a year to plan the 9-hour live coverage for the Grammy Awards, which this year served 7 million view sessions. Here's how Akamai, All Mobile Video Digital Media, and a team of over 100 people put it together.

The Video Doctor

YouTube's 'HTML5 First, Flash Second' Position Is Marketing Hype

Videos on YouTube now default to HTML5 playback first, a decision that seems designed to attract headlines rather than solve problems.

Industry News

Comigo Boosts TV Viewer Engagement With New Games Center and WatchApps

At TV Connect 2015, Comigo Will Demonstrate How Pay-TV Operators Can Deliver a More Engaging Television Experience and Benefit From New Revenue Streams

VisualOn Powers Multiscreen Red Bull TV Application

VisualOn's OnStream MediaPlayer+ is now integrated into Red Bull TV for high-quality video playback

JW Player Announces JW Insights 2015

Sessions with Google, PopSugar, Verizon, SpotXchange, Zuus and More Featured at May 19 Conference in New York City

Exponential launches proprietary video formats to provide single brand experience across multiple screens

Exponential unveils ‘VDX’, a first look at scalable video formats producing ad experiences aimed to drive deeper, authentic audience engagement

Kaltura Unveils Turnkey ‘Big Screen’ Experience for Amazon Fire TV

Publishers can distribute and monetize videos on Amazon Fire TV using Kaltura’s Player Toolkit and the new Video Web App