May 13, 2015
Online Video News
Verizon Will Acquire AOL for $4.4B, Mobile Video a Central Reason
In a move few saw coming, Verizon will purchase AOL in an all-cash transaction. Attracting mobile viewers and advertisers is a chief reason why.
Music-Streamer Spotify Plans to Add Video, Talks With Partners
The company has been in talks with a variety of high-profile video publishers, and could announce its plans later this month.
Kaltura Offers Personalized Recommendations With Iris Partnership
The Iris.TV plug in serves up personalized video recommendations to viewers, driving hits and building engagement.
90% Would Cancel Pay TV Subscriptions Under the Right Conditions
Viewers are tired of paying for channels they never watch, finds Limelight's 2015 State of Online Video report.
Streaming Media East '15: Twitter Offers Periscope Best Practices
Hearts are the new currency, noted speaker Mike Park, who broke news on how brands can instantly sponsor timely Twitter videos.
OTT and the Challenge of Live-Linear Channels
A new survey from Unisphere Research, Streaming Media, and Transitions, Inc.—sponsored by Level 3 Communications—shows that live events and live linear channels are becoming as important as VOD, and outlines shifts in both acquisition and delivery.
Pandora: Capacity Has Grown 50x in Eight Years
Pandora CIO Steve Ginsberg shared some of Pandora's network and delivery secrets at the Content Delivery Summit in New York
Valve: Delivering Content to More Than 125 Million Users
At the Content Delivery Summit, attendees learned how Valve's Steam platform keeps up with demand from 9.5 million concurrent players who play 2 billion minutes per day
Cedexis: Pros and Cons of Cloud and Hybrid CDN Delivery
Are cloud data centers growing at the expense of content delivery networks (CDNs)? Are there limits to a cloud-only approach? Cedexis' Pete Mastin examined these questions at the Content Delivery Summit.
Instart Logic: Speeding up Mobile Website Delivery
Image- and video-heavy website delivery can be optimized with a combination of cloud and client-side architecture, said Instart Logic at the Content Delivery Summit
Edgeware Expands Presence in Asia Pacific with New Hong Kong Office
New office led by industry veteran enables Edgeware to meet strong demand for IP video solutions in the region
2015 NAB Show's Technology Summit on Cinema, Produced in Partnership With SMPTE, Takes Fresh Look at Past and Future
'Moving Images' Documentary Sneak Peek Examines Evolution of Motion-Imaging Technology, Sessions Explore Impact of Next-Generation Technology on Storytelling
Dejero and Aeryon Labs Exclusive Partnership Allows Broadcasters to Transmit Drone-Captured Video via LIVE+ Platform
Dejero, an innovator in the remote acquisition, cloud management, and multiscreen distribution of professional live video over IP, today announced a strategic technology partnership with small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS) manufacturer Aeryon Labs. The p
Sonic Foundry’s Hybrid User Conference, Unleash 2015, Attracts Webcasting and Online Learning Experts Worldwide
Hundreds gather in Madison, Wis. and online to take campus and enterprise video to the next level
Marshall B. Ketchum University Selects Mediasite by Sonic Foundry for Campus-Wide Lecture Capture
Campus creates over 1,100 videos in seven months using Mediasite