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August 03, 2016

Online Video News

Scripps Networks Closes Syndicated Video Division, Fires Workers

While Scripps Lifestyle Networks served over 3 million ad impressions per day, changes in the programmatic marketplace made that difficult to maintain.

OTT Video Revenue to Swell to $65 Billion Worldwide by 2021

Subscription services currently make up the largest share of online video revenues, but advertising-based services will take the lead by 2020.

Featured Articles

Rio 2016: The Race for OTT Gold

Unique viewers and concurrent streams are the metrics that get most of the attention, but QoE metrics are at least as important in judging the success of a major OTT event like the Olympics

Virtually Unlimited: Three Companies Push VR Into New Areas

Virtual reality video has uses beyond entertainment and gaming. Here's how it's making a different in the fields of advertising, medicine, and professional sports.

Short Cuts

Video: VR 360° Live Streaming Workflow

Wowza's Ryan Jespersen outlines the workflow for streaming live 360° and virtual reality video from capture to ingest to stitching to delivery.

Video: Can Live Streams Be Secured?

TourGigs' Casey Charvet and Right Brain Media's Deke Hooper discuss the challenges of securing live-streamed paid content using traditional methods.

Future in Focus

Forget the Hype: The Future of Television Isn’t What You Think

Over-the-air broadcast isn't going away, cord-cutters will remain a minority, and millennials subscribe to pay TV services just as much as any other group does. But here's what will change.

Industry News

TriCaster Advanced Edition and Facebook Live Enable Turkish Broadcaster TRT World to Report During Attempted Coup

With traditional broadcast outlets unexpectedly shut down, Turkish citizens tune into Facebook Live and other social media channels enabled by TriCaster for breaking news.

Verizon to acquire Yahoo’s operating business

Transaction will create a new rival in mobile media technology reaching over 1B users* with a roster of the world’s most beloved brands

Epix Launches First Ever Cross-Platform 360-Degree Interactive Video Experience

BerlinStation.com Extends Cross-platform Narrative for New Epix Original Series Berlin Station