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September 28, 2015

Online Video News

Streaming Video Meets Virtual Reality with Samsung Gear VR

What could convince average consumers that they need a virtual reality headset? The ability to create their own personal Netflix theater.

Global Average Connection Speed Rises to 5.1Mbps, Finds Akamai

The District of Columbia leads the U.S. in internet connection speeds, while 21 percent of U.S. connections were above 15Mbps.

57% of Cable Customers Also Use SVOD Service, Finds Digitalsmiths

Streaming use is high: Over 9 in 10 SVOD subscribers user their accounts weekly, with a third watching between 1 and 5 hours of video.

Featured Articles

HEVC Advance Adds MediaTek as a Member and Plans to Adjust Fees

MLB Advanced Media says the proposed royalty isn't reasonable. With pressure mounting, the new patent pool promises an adjustment.

Apple Leads in Living Room Streaming, But Google Is Catching Up

The set-top box marketing is booming, right? Then why did Sony recently exit the market? And why do TiVo's numbers continue to dwindle?

How to Keep Enterprise Video Safe and Secure…Most of the Time

The CEO wants company videos shared in-house, but doesn't want trade secrets ending up on YouTube. Here's a primer on video security for the enterprise.

For Online Video, it Really Is All About the Millennials

When online video studios plan new series, there's only one audience they have in mind. It's hard not being the target demographic any longer.

Educational Videographers Need to Make Time for Creativity

While the school year is a hectic one for video teams, it's important to carve out a few hours to meet together and think creatively about upcoming projects.

Onstream Media Survey Highlights Large-Scale Webcasting Opportunities

The report covers survey results for high-volume, desktop-centric, fixed-price live webcasts, looking at mobile support, the type of media consumed, and more.

Future in Focus

Welcome to the Broadcasting Revolution, Open to All Creators

The internet is liberating broadcasting, turning anyone with a camera and an online connection into a creator capable of reaching a mass audience.

Industry News

Starz Play Now Available on Samsung Smart TVs

“Blunt Talk” and Other Hit Starz Original Series and First-Run Movies Now Available On Samsung Smart TVs

SourceKnowledge Joins LiveRail Partner Program Featuring SourceKnowledge Engage - A Performance Based Programmatic Video Ad Platform

Endemol Beyond USA's Icon Network to Launch Three Original Series on Go90 Mobile First Social Entertainment Platform

New Icon Network Lifestyle Series Include “Be Transformed,” “Culture Chic” and “A-Z Everyday Guide”

Cinegy introduces world’s fastest video codec

DANIEL2 GPU codec makes debut during IBC 2015

Haivision Video Cloud Now Features a New Scheduling Tool for Creating Simulated-Live Online Video Broadcasts

Organizations can now bring the effectiveness of a live broadcast to global audiences shifted to their time zone and without production risk

TVS Cable Provides Seamless Program Guide Experience During Digital Transition With Triveni Digital GuideBuilder 5

Unified Metadata Management Platform for PSIP and SCTE-65 Protocols Lowers Capital and Operating Expenses for Cable Operator