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April 29, 2015

Online Video News

Yahoo NewFront Offers Music, Comedy, and Cars for Young Adults

Joel McHale, Naomi Campbell, Simon Cowell, and Michelle Rodriguez join Yahoo execs to get the newfront party started.

Marketers and Agencies Optimistic About Online Video: IAB Study

Over two-thirds say their online video ad budgets will increase in 2015; newfront presentations partially responsible for that rise.

Cablevision and Verizon FIOS Attempt to Woo Cord-Cutters

With more households choosing streaming over pay TV, providers are offering flexible plans that emphasize choice.

Featured Articles

For Streaming Technology Advances, the Emmy Goes to Online Video

Besides going to TV shows and stars, Emmy Awards also go to the companies that make contributions to television technology. Several of the biggest names in streaming have taken home the award.

4K HEVC Video Is Years Away From Being a Streaming Reality

Why would set-top box makers bother supporting UHD video when home bandwidth connections aren't nearly robust enough to carry it?

When the Producer Becomes the Student: Creating Classroom Video

Recording video lectures is a challenge for even the best professors, since they don't get live feedback. The producer needs to step in and fill that role.

Dawn of the Drone: An Aerial Video and Photo Primer

Ready to fly? Read this first to discover the areas drone operators need to be versed in to assure safe and proficient operation. Learn the essentials before leaving the ground.

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.

Industry News

iStreamPlanet Launches Aventus on CenturyLink Cloud

Live multiscreen SaaS takes advantage of cloud compute flexibility to deliver in-region, end-to-end live video workflows

Xstream partners with Cedexis

OTT Platform provider, Xstream has announced a partnership with CDN load-balancing specialist Cedexis.

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

OSN Fights Illegal Streaming During ICC Cricket World Cup with Viaccess-Orca Eye on Piracy Solution

Using Viaccess-Orca's Anti-Piracy Solution, OSN Eliminated More Than 60% of Illegal Links, in Real Time, Throughout the Live Sporting Event

Datapath announces launch of the VisionSC-DP2 Dual Channel DisplayPort, 4k/60 Capture Card.

Datapath Ltd, the UK-based innovator of computer graphics, video capture and video wall display technology, announces the launch of the VisionSC-DP2 – the first video capture card in the new VisionSC range and the worlds first DisplayPort 1.2 capture card