June 08, 2015
Online Video News
Showtime to Launch $11/Month Streaming Service in Early July
HBO isn't the only premium movie service with an online-only plan. Now viewers have one less reason to get a pay TV subscription.
Apple Devices Enjoy Strong Streaming Video Growth, Says Adobe
Apple TV views rise sharply, but next week's WWDC probably won't include a new Apple TV and subscription service, after all.
Yahoo and NFL Partner to Live Stream Bills-Jaguars Game
In a football first, Yahoo will stream a game from London for free to a global audience. Could this be Yahoo's entry into live sports?
Video Platforms Bring Guest Lecturers to the Classroom
Thanks to platforms like Skype, Google Hangouts, and Apple FaceTime, instructors can break up the routine by bringing in a guest or two.
Search, Recommendation, and Curation: Attract and Keep Viewers
Discover how six companies are working to solve the challenges of search, recommendation, and curation to connect viewers with the content they want to see.
Skype TX: Could Skype's New Offering Create a News Revolution?
The NewTek TalkShow VS-100 is based on Skype TX, which brings simple videoconferencing to the broadcast video workflow.
Esports: Is This the Next Big Thing in Streaming Video?
Esports are the streaming industry's best-kept secret, but recent developments suggest they're quickly taking center stage.
Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight Exposes Video Piracy Problems
Live streaming apps Meerkat and Periscope got bad press for allowing the fight to be pirated, but the real culprits have been around for far longer.
The Video Doctor
Is it Time Yet for 4K, H.265, and VP9 Adoption? Not So Fast
While it's fun to be on the cutting-edge of new video codecs and formats, H.264 should be every publishers' primary focus for the time being.
Sling TV Launches “Sling Latino” with Top Spanish Channels, Country-Specific Options
“Paquete Total” includes 22 live channels for $12 per month; “Paquete Esencial” includes 16 live channels for $7 per month
Telestream Ships New Lightspeed K80 Server for Vantage Products
Latest technologies accelerate throughput, offering significant productivity gains
Senior Brand Marketers & Top Media-Buying Executives Join Board of Advisors for IAB Digital Video Center of Excellence
Inaugural Buy-Side Leadership Council to Provide Insights on the Development of the Digital Video Advertising Marketplace
VideoBlocks Closes New $8M Funding Round to Expand Offerings to the Mass Creative Class
Stock Media Company Secures Funding from North Atlantic Capital to Accelerate Its New Video Marketplace Library and Grow the Core Subscription Business
Envivio Introduces Two New Hardware Platforms to Optimize Performance and Video Quality
Hardware lowers power consumption and overall cost per broadband channel