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March 14, 2016

Online Video News

Zefr Receives Additional $5M in Funding, But Isn't Talking

A regulatory filing shows that the YouTube brand management company has raised $5 million in funding, pulling it total funding over $65 million.

Chromecast Owned 35% of the 2015 Set-Top Box Market, Says Report

Viewers enjoy the Google Chromecast's mobile approach to managing content, and its low price makes it an impulse purchase.

Over Half of U.S. Homes Now Stream Video to the Living Room TV

Gaming consoles remain the most popular way to stream video to a television, but consumers also choose set-top boxes and connected TVs.

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

Avvasi Announces Q-VUE AI and XperiumOS 4.3

DVEO Announces H.265/HEVC Support Across Entire Streaming Product Line

H.265/HEVC is available as a new option on DVEO's popular Gearbox and Brutus transcoders, and on the MultiStreamer family of streaming encoders.

Roku Announces Availability of 4K UHD Insignia Roku TVs at Best Buy

New 4K UHD Insignia Roku TVs offer an immersive viewing experience with detailed images, vibrant colors and nearly a dozen 4K UHD streaming channels

NYT Beta to Launch New TV and Film Site and Expand Well

Philips is the Official Healthtech Sponsor for Well

CeeLive Launches New Branded Live Content Platform at SXSW

CeeLIVE’s iOS App, Web, and Facebook Canvas to Stream W2O Group’s PreCommerce Summit and Movers & Shapers Events at SXSW; CeeLive Enables Producers to Monetize High-Quality, Immersive Content Through Global Network

Brightcove Enables Fans to Experience 30 Years of SXSW Through Mobile, Desktop, and OTT

Festival live streams and on-demand video provide engaging, global access to latest culture, art, and technology trends

Osprey Video Introduces Free Software Encoding/Streaming Application for Its Capture Cards

Osprey Video today announced the launch of Ceylon, a free software encoding/streaming application that complements the company’s video capture cards.