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January 25, 2016

Online Video News

YouTube Launches AdBlitz Site for 2016 Super Bowl Commercials

The site will carry teaser videos, game day commercials, and original content. Viewers will be able to vote on favorites once the game ends.

IBM Acquires Ustream, Creates Cloud-Based Video Services Unit

Ustream will join other IBM acquisition targets—Clearleap, Cleversafe, and Aspera—in comprising an end-to-end cloud video solution.

Premium Video Asset Delivery Made Easier With Specification

EMA and MovieLabs work together on a specification that helps identify premium video assets, assisting retailers in expanding internationally.

Featured Articles

The Return of Multicast: Why it Succeeds in a Live Linear World

Multicast isn't new, but CDNs, operators, and content publishers have finally caught up to the possibilities it offers for increased scale and decreased costs.

For the Win! Live Sports Are Driving Streaming Video Innovation

The desire to keep sports relevant to the younger audience and connect with mobile media consumption habits is driving innovation online.

Women at the Top: 3 Female CEOs on the Industry Gender Imbalance

The online video industry is a boys' club, but that hasn't stopped some women from rising to the chief executive position. Here's what three of them say about hidden obstacles, acceptance for women in tech, and what they'd like to change.

Industry News

Yahoo Debuts New Video Series Hosted by Katie Couric

‘Cities Rising: Rebuilding America’ on Yahoo Highlights Cities in the United States that are Making a Comeback

Ericsson launches powerful business intelligence toolkit for TV and media players

Data analysis toolkit enables media industry to aggregate, analyze and act upon large amounts of data

HEVC Advance Begins Issuing Licenses

The HEVC Advance licensing program is actively accepting license requests