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August 15, 2016

Online Video News

Facebook Announces Video Insight Tools for Publishers and Brands

Media partners will better understand how audiences watch and share videos; tools will roll out to all video creators in the coming weeks.

Disney Invests $1B in BAMTech, Plans ESPN Subscription Service

The Walt Disney Company is making a pricey bet on the future of OTT services, purchasing a 33% stake in the MLBAM spin-off.

Hulu Drops Free TV and Movie Streaming, Yahoo Picks it Up

Hulu is no longer interested in free streaming, but Yahoo's video operations could use some focus. The two companies strike a deal for the future.

Featured Articles

Netflix Adding TLS to Protect User Privacy

The Netflix Open Connect team announced earlier this week that it would be using Transport Level Security. Here's a look at its innovative approach to protecting viewing data at scale.

Survey: Do You AVOD, SVOD, or TVOD?

Fill out the Streaming Media/Unisphere survey on VOD monetization and have a chance to win an iPad Pro.

First Look: Microsoft Stream Preview Version

Microsoft's new enterprise YouTube isn't ready for prime time yet, but it offers several impressive features making it one to watch over the next 12 to 18 months

Short Cuts

Video: How Do You Achieve Consistent Quality for Live Streaming?

V-Factor Technologies' Jeremy Bennington explains how content providers can monitor live video delivery in real time and ensure consistent quality across different encoding profiles.

Video: Is Marketing Video Content Creation Trending DIY?

Vimeo's Anjali Sud, StreamVPG's Scott Farb, and CME Group's Scott Szczurek discuss the latest marketing and branding content creation trends at Streaming Media East 2016.

Industry News

Imagine Communications Joins VRT-EBU LiveIP Project as Technology Partner

Company contributes encoding and monitoring technology to leading IP-based live production studio and test center

New IRIS.TV and Furious Corp. Partnership Guarantees 10X Advertising Revenue Increase for Digital Video Publishers

Alliance Offers First End-to-End Video Programming and Monetization Solution

Panopto Introduces the Easiest Way to Manage, Search, and Replay Skype for Business Recordings