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May 18, 2016

Online Video News

AT&T Acquiring Quickplay to Support Upcoming Video Services

Quickplay will power three AT&T streaming video services—DirecTV Now, DirecTV Mobile, and DirecTV Preview—that are planned for later in 2016.

Playboy Launches Brand Studio; Mashable Looks for Viral Hits

As the 2016 newfront season drew to a close, two newfront newcomers enticed advertisers with upcoming projects and brand support.

Periscope Introduces Changes to Fight Off Facebook Live Video

Automatic video deletions will soon be a thing of the past, and DJI drone owners will be able to stream live from their flights.

Featured Articles

SME 2016: Authenticity Is Crucial for Branded Online Video

Brands are beating ad-blockers by sponsoring original online video that viewers actually want to watch. However, branded video needs to feel authentic or viewers will turn away.

SME 2016: OTT Discoverability is Still a Challenge

As more and more brands and content owners flock to OTT apps and channels, it's harder and harder to get viewers to discover the content they want. OgilvyOne, AOL, and Gaiam shared their insights at Streaming Media East.

SME 2016: VR Video Is Cumbersome, But Still in its Infancy

The cameras have poor controls, the headsets are bulky, and the results sometimes make people sick. Still, don't write off virtual reality just yet.

Industry News

Cisco and Roku Collaborate to Expand Streaming Video Security Solutions

Cleeng Adds eCommerce and Subscription Management Capabilities to Brightcove OTT FLOW, Powered By Accedo

Qumu Named a Leader for Third Consecutive Time in the Aragon Research Globe for Enterprise Video

Qumu cited for its UC gateway capabilities and “creating a true hybrid offering."