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March 28, 2016

Online Video News

Redbox Ready to Give Streaming Another Try With Redbox Digital

A report on Variety says that Redbox is preparing a video-on-demand storefront, which will tie in with the company's existing loyalty program.

Rovi in Talks to Buy TiVo, Merging Companies: New York Times

While the deal could still fall apart, the two companies together would own over 6,000 patents. Often courted, TiVo has so far remained independent.

Millennials Average 3 OTT Subscriptions, 75% Are Active Streamers

Young adults are big on streaming, OTT subscription services, and multitasking. What they're not big on is cable or satellite TV.

Featured Articles

Adobe and Pac-12 Detail 3 Keys to the Future of Television

TV is in the middle of great changes, but it hasn't arrived at its destination yet. Tomorrow's video experience needs to be a lot more portable, fun, and personal.

Conference Research Tests Adaptive Video and Quality Benchmarks

Video encoding professionals should take note of four papers presented at the recent International Symposium on Electronic Imaging. Read on for a detailed assessment.

Insert Coin to Play: OTT Is Booming, But It's a Seller's Market

Publishers are spending more on technology and content than ever before, while charging less per subscriber. Something's got to give!

Industry News

StreamGuys Strengthens Advertising Services with Google DFP Integration

StreamGuys’ HTML5-enabled media player simplifies insertion of dynamic banners, video pre-rolls to monetize web and mobile streams

TCL Announces Availability of 4K TCL Roku TVs in the U.S.

America’s Fastest Growing TV Brand Expands Line Up to Include 4K Ultra HD Resolution Models with Access to Popular 4K Content

Deluxe Simplifies OTT Expansion to iOS Devices and Apple Platforms with Support for FairPlay Streaming

End-to-end solution enables programmers and studios to rapidly expand their delivery channels

More Than 655,000 Watched Lifestream of Hulk Hogan Trial, More Than Half Million Concurrent Viewers

Livestream’s media partnership with Wild About Trial – broadcasting high-profile trials from across the country – gives real-time access to cases such as Gawker Media v. Hulk Hogan and other high-profile cases

Nice People at Work and Streamroot team up to enable media companies to optimize their video service and deliver superior viewing experiences

Streamroot and NPAW join forces to facilitate the best business decisions to drive outstanding performance of video services with YOUBORA Analytics and Streamroot delivery optimization.

VidOvation's Enterprise IPTV Solution Now Fully Integrated With DirecTV Content

VidOvation TV Now Bundles DirecTV Content With DRM, VOD, and DVR Capabilities for End-to-End IPTV Services in Broadcast and Media Facilities