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August 05, 2015

Online Video News

Fem Inc. Launches Prizma, an Online Video Syndication Service

Prizma recommends videos by looking at the viewer's needs and motivations. The company has taken in $3 million in funding.

Online Video Viewing to Grow 23% in 2015, 20% in 2016: Report

A dramatic increase in mobile video viewing will drive the increase, with mobile becoming the dominant platform by 2016.

OTT Services Show High Churn Rates, Finds Parks Associates

U.S. viewers are testing the waters, sampling streaming video services quickly then moving on to try something else.

Featured Articles

Infographic Shows OTT Trends, Including a Strong Shift to Fiber

An infographic created from Level 3 and Unisphere Research data shows a change in OTT business practices, as well as the top 10 OTT challenges.

HEVC Advance: What Do the Royalties Mean for Video Publishers?

While there have been some heated arguments against the royalties announced by the new patent group, the payments appear to be appropriate. We break it down with real-world numbers.

HEVC Advance Announces Royalty Rates, Wants 0.5% of Gross Revenue

Licensing costs for Netflix and Facebook would total over $100 million per year, and terms are retroactive. Group calls terms "fair and reasonable."

Industry News

Primestream to Unveil FORK v5.5 at IBC 2015

Primestream will demonstrate FORK v5.5 at IBC 2015 – Stand D21 – Hall 7. Request a demonstration in advance by visiting

Primestream To Demonstrate Xchange v4.5 at IBC 2015

Xchange Suite v4.5 will be available for purchase at IBC 2015 and will be demonstrated at Primestream Stand D21 – Hall 7. Request a demonstration in advance by visiting

Harmonic Powers Japan's First Live, Full-Frame 4K Ultra HD Channel for EHIME CATV

Using the Electra(TM) X Advanced Media Processor for HEVC Encoding, the Cable Operator Can Deliver Real-Time 2160p60 Video