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June 22, 2016

Online Video News

LiveFronts--Live Video's Answer to NewFronts--Are Coming to NYC

Roker Media wants live video to have its own day to pitch advertisers, so it's creating the LiveFronts, which will debut this October.

TV Everywhere Viewers Typically Watch From One Location: Adobe

The popular image of TVE viewers signing in and viewing shows from any location doesn't match reality. Most viewers are creatures of habit.

HLS Now Supports Fragmented MP4, Making it Compatible With DASH

iOS and macOS announcements aren't the only things coming out of WWDC 2016: Apple announced that HLS will support fragmented MP4. Here's why that means huge cost savings for video providers.

Featured Articles

Review: V-Nova Perseus: Does its Compression Live Up to the Hype?

London-based V-Nova has made some impressive claims about Perseus, its compression technology. Streaming Media's preliminary testing shows that it lives up to some of them.

Live Video Production Hits the Biggest Tech Show on Earth: CES

This year, the CTA decided to live stream panel discussions from CES, but it made the decision at the last minute with no time left for testing.

Online Video Piracy: Serious Threat or Seriously Overblown?

Video piracy is widespread, but there's no consensus on how big the problem is or the best response to it. Are the biggest media companies in Hollywood throwing their money away trying to fight it?

Industry News

JW Player Adds Top Global Media Companies to Its Expanding Customer Roster, Nearly 600 New Enterprise Customers in Q1 2016

The world’s most widely distributed digital and mobile video solutions company further expands its global footprint, adding Univision and LittleThings to its best-in-class streaming, monetization and discovery technology

Turner Esporte Interativo Selects ATEME to Power its 4K-UHD Contribution Network

Cedexis Expands Network & Web Page Monitoring Services for World’s Largest Crowd-Sourced Internet Performance Monitoring Community

New Resource Timing Data Collocation, Automated Alerts and Enhanced Data Granularity Provides DevOps Professionals with an Industry Leading Solution for Comprehensive Internet Network and Website Performance Monitoring

Twitter to Bolster Machine Learning and Video Intelligence with Acquisition of London-based Magic Pony Technology

Twitter's Cortex group to incorporate Magic Pony's machine learning technology; Magic Pony PhDs to expand European engineering team

Federated Media Expands Network of Content Creators through Partnership with Tidal Labs

Federated Media’s Content Journey Solution Offers Advertisers and Brands Increased Scale and Deeper Insights on Campaign Performance