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December 09, 2015

Online Video News

Judge's Ruling Shows Rationale Against a License for FilmOn

The streaming service isn't entitled to a compulsory license to stream broadcast content, a District Court judge says.

70% of Traffic Video/Audio; Netflix Twice as Popular as YouTube

A report from Sandvine shows that Netflix alone now makes up a greater share of traffic than all audio and video did five years ago.

Facebook Begins Rolling Out Live Video Streaming to iOS Users

Watch out Periscope and Meerkat: Some Facebook members can now stream live video directly from their phones, viewing comments in real-time.

Vimeo Adds Adaptive Streaming, Expands 4K Availability to All

The video sharing site will roll out adaptive streaming support across its platform, a move that will take until early Q1 2016.

Featured Articles

Testing the Vitec MGW Ace and MGW D265 for HEVC Encode/Decode

While Vitec's latest encoder and decoder are strong products by themselves, they're even more impressive when used together in a complete end-to-end solution.

CBS Bets Big on Star Trek, But Will Need Data to Win the OTT Game

Without reliable third-party data on everything from quality of service to viewer behavior, OTT SVOD services like CBS All Access face difficult odds

Who Calls the Shots: TV Manufacturers or Content Providers?

When consumers purchase 4K TV sets, they expect to be able to stream movies and shows in pristine quality, but many obstacles block their way.

The Forecast for 2016 Is Mostly Cloudy With a Chance of Streaming

Presenting a weather report on the industry's accelerated move toward cloud-based video acquisition and delivery.

Industry News

Stringr Announces $1.5 Million in Total Funding, Connects Media Giants to a Nationwide Network of Videographers

Media Tech Startup Expands Marketplace for Hyper-Local, Real-time Video Content Across the US and Grows Contributor Community

Radio.com Launches New "Lean-Back" Video Experience "Looped"

Looped Offers Three Channels at Launch – Pop, Urban and Country – Streaming Music Videos and Original Content from CBS Radio Stations and Radio.com

Daily Sacrifice Of "Priceless" Selfies Is A #firstworldproblem – According To Study By Western Digital

NASA and Harmonic Explore the Boundaries of UHD at ISS Resupply Launch at Kennedy Space Center

Launch of Atlas 5 With Cygnus Spacecraft Will Be the First Captured for Release in UHD at High Frame Rate and High Dynamic Range