June 29, 2016
Online Video News
Half of U.S. Homes Have Access to SVOD Services, Says Nielsen
In a significant milestone. half of all homes have access to subscription video, the same amount that have access to a DVR.
Wowza Streaming Engine 4.5 Adds Facebook Live Video Support
With one-click Facebook Live support, Wowza lets brands build a presence on the hot video platform of the moment.
OTT Subscription Services Surging in Popularity, Finds Limelight
The biggest growth area is in viewers who subscribe to two OTT services, which could show an emerging trend in interest for niche offerings.
Brands Struggle to Build Relationships, Not Be Creepy: VidCon
Data is crucial to building relationships with viewers online, but use it badly and customers will feel like they're being stalked.
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.
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.
Warner Bros. Entertainment joins HEVC Advance
HEVC Advance announces the addition of Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. as a Licensor and Licensee to the HEVC Advance Licensing Program
Stringr Announces New Partnership with The Associated Press
A new partnership between Stringr and the AP, provides the AP’s new platform, AP Video Hub, with access to video content from Stringr’s network of more than 18k videographers around the United States.
Cinépolis Uses Elemental Cloud from AWS for Fast-Growing OTT Service
Cloud video processing, storage and content delivery platform helps Cinépolis KLIC realize triple-digit growth, deliver high-quality video to multiple devices, and mitigate rising costs
Nomads Officially Unveils Comprehensive White-Label OTT Platform for Content Makers to Create Branded Multi-Screen Video Streaming Services
NomadTV, a new and cost-effective way for anyone to stream almost instantly across the web, mobiles, tablets and smart TVs with “pay-as-you-grow” pricing
Time Inc.'s New Brand Instant Officially Launches at VidCon
Leading Digital Artists Baby Ariel, Jake Paul, RudanC, and More Introduced at VidCon 2016 as Instant Launch Squad
The Only Thing Better Than Free Xumo Content Is Free Mobile Xumo Content
Xumo Unveils New Mobile App at VidCon, Allowing Users to Access Premium Digital Content from Wherever, Whenever