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
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.
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.
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