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March 07, 2016

Online Video News

Verizon and Hearst Partner to Create Online Video for Millennials will target young adults in the heartland, while Seriously.TV will offer news-based humor clips throughout the day.

DirecTV Takes Aim at Sling TV With 3 OTT Options Coming in Q4

The satellite television company announced three streaming options with no monthly contracts, but skimped on many of the details.

Facebook Expanding Live Video Sharing to Android This Week

Members in over 30 countries can now share live video via Facebook, a number that will expand in the coming weeks, the company said.

Featured Articles

NFL: TV Has Flatlined, Online Is the Future: Streaming Forum 2016

The NFL looks to a post-TV future as it builds a digital portfolio of superior viewing options that will soon be worth over $1 billion per year.

Engineering a TV-Like Streaming Experience: Streaming Forum 2016

ITV's director of broadcast and distribution technology shared the broadcaster's strategy for merging catch-up and live linear TV into a universal consumer experience during the Streaming Forum 2016 keynote address.

Taking IP to the Wire: NewTek's Boss Talks Tough on Transport

Standardizing an industry move to video-over-IP is generating considerable confusion, but NewTek claims its approach is the only one focused on IP's real-world capabilities.

Industry News

Harmonic Releases Documentary on Making of NASA TV UHD, North America's First Consumer UHD Channel

Harmonic now has a documentary short available that examines the making of NASA's first ultra-high-definition (UHD) TV channel. The video is available on the Harmonic channel:

Telestream Announces Open Workflows for File-based Transcoding Automation

Fast turnaround just got a whole lot faster with new intelligent encoding capabilities in latest Vantage developments

Valossa Announces – A Voice-Controlled, Real-Time Video Recognition Platform

Alexa-Integrated AI Identifies Thousands of Places, Objects, Themes In Movies And Live Video, Integrated into Leading Voice Ecosystems