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July 20, 2015

Online Video News

Sling Intros Slingbox M2, Now With Free Ad-Supported Mobile Apps

Accessing live and saved videos should be easier, thanks to free mobile device apps and set-up assistance via Skype.

OTT Could Grow to $12B Industry by 2018, Says Ooyala Report

While Netflix will continue to dominate, Ooyala sees plenty of opportunities for niche services in kids, anime, and sports video.

Comcast Announces Stream, OTT Service for the Young and TV-Less

The cable and pay TV giant goes after cord-nevers with a low-priced streaming offering, but its many limitations ensure it will have a hard time standing out among the competition.

Featured Articles

Is Flash Undead? What Will it Take to Finally Kill the Beast?

Everybody's using HTML5 and MPEG-DASH these days, right? Not so fast. Reports of Flash's death have been greatly exaggerated.

The Atlantic Adapts: A Legendary Magazine Meets Online Video

The 150-year-old literary magazine is not only surviving online, but thriving partly due to the creation of smart, informative, and funny original online video.

Future in Focus

What Happened to the Future of Interactive, Immersive Video?

People used to imagine an online video world that was engaging and interactive. But, instead of achieving that, we've settled for duplicating TV.

Industry News

Beachbody Announces New Streaming Service, Debuting With Nearly 500 Of The World's Most Popular Fitness Workouts, Including P90X, Insanity And More

Streaming Service Arrives Online, Accessible via the Roku platform, Chromecast and Amazon Fire TV

HBO Now Available Today on Android and Amazon Fire Devices, Includes 30-Day Free Trial Offer to New Customers

See How to “Come and Get” All of HBO on HBO NOW

Showbox Raises $8 Million Series A Funding to Elevate Web-Based Video Production

Showbox Gives Brands and Individuals a Scalable Web Interface to Easily Produce Professional Grade Video Content With a Full Online Studio

WideOrbit Granted Three Patents for Audio and Video Streaming Innovations

Inventions increase control, engagement and monetization of live and on-demand streamed broadcasts