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January 06, 2016

Online Video News

Connected TV Use Will Increase in 2016, Set-Top Boxes to Decline

In an end-of-year report, Conviva offers stats on our changing viewing habits. Episodic content views are growing, while short-form views fall.

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.

CES '16: Samsung Updates Smart Hub, Intros New UHD TVs

The new version of Smart Hub on all 2016 Samsung connected TVs gathers all content—live TV, OTT services, games, and connected devices—in one place.

CES '16: Panasonic Brings Its OLED TV To The U.S.

First introduced at IFA in Berlin last fall, the UHD Alliance-certified curved CZ950 made its U.S. debut, giving LG some competition in the OLED market

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.

CES '16: TCL Announces QUHD HDR TVs and First 4K Roku Sets

The Chinese TV-maker is expanding from two to four lines in the U.S., with the top line offering Dolby Vision technology and 4K resolution.

CES '16: LG Intros UHD Alliance-Certified Ultra-Slim OLED TVs

Part of the LG Signature line, the OLED sets have screens as thick as four stacked credit cards, and promise an elegant viewing experience.

Industry News

Kelley Blue Book TV Now Streaming on the Roku Platform

Test Drive Your Next New Car from the Living Room with KBB.com Award-Winning Editorial Videos

Samsung Reveals Entire 2016 Smart TV Line-Up will be IoT Ready

Video Devices’ Highly Anticipated PIX-E7 Now Shipping

PIX-E Series of Recording Field Monitors Welcomes New Seven-Inch Model to the Precision Monitoring and Advanced 4K Recording Family