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December 23, 2015

Online Video News

Half of Consumers Willing to Spend on Additional Video Services

While viewers have plenty of online viewing options already, they're open to new offerings. IBB Consulting uncovers the growth potential.

Facebook Opens Live Video Streaming to All Verified Accounts

Brands, businesses, and teams can stream live video to their fans when using an iOS device, as Facebook continues its rollout.

TV Everywhere Awareness Hasn't Improved in 3 Years: GfK

Adding more weight to the argument that TVE has stalled, a report finds that few homes access TVE content monthly, and that authentication is a huge deterrent.

Featured Articles

HEVC Advance Releases Revised Licensing Terms

After widespread criticism of its initial royalty proposal, HEVC Advance has reduced royalty rates and decoupled them from attributable revenue, as well as provided incentives for early adoption and a royalty credit for small publishers.

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.

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

Amazon Fire TV Selection Continues to Grow—More than 1,000 Channels, Apps, and Games Added Since September

New services launched this week include NBC, NBC Sports, Watch HGTV, Watch Food Network, Watch Travel Channel, Fox Now, and more

Growing Number of Broadcasters and Post Facilities Depend on EditShare Distributed Scale Out Shared Storage and Media Asset Management

EditShare XStream EFS sales soar in 2015 – reality TV, editorial agency and public broadcaster migrate infrastructure onto EditShare’s new storage architecture with integrated media management

Extron Now Shipping New SMP 351 Streaming Media Processors with Five Times More Internal Solid State Storage