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August 17, 2016

Online Video News

Google Transitions Hangouts on Air Users to YouTube Live

While a blog post announced that users won't be able to create new Hangouts on Air sessions, the product is actually being shifted to the enterprise.

Ooyala Announces AppStudio for Multi-Platform OTT Video

In September, Ooyala will release AppStudio, which combines app templates with backend tools designed to help distribute and monetize video.

Twitter May Create Apple TV App for NFL Games, Other Live Video

It's one month until the kickoff of Twitter's Thursday night NFL streaming, and having a set-top box app would make its live video easier to find and enjoy.

Microsoft Buys Beam, Brings Interactivity to Live Game Streams

While startup Beam Interactive only launched in January, it's already made a big impression with online gamers and the team at Xbox.

Featured Articles

Voting Now Open in 2016 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards

It's time to vote for your favorite products and services in the only industry awards program with results determined by the people who matter most—the end users.

Not All Enterprise Video Delivery Systems Are Created Equal

A look at the varied approaches to delivering video in the corporate environment, including wi-fi, WebRTC, software-defined networking, and software-defined enterprise content delivery networks

Opinion: Is A Codec War in Our Future?

While the Alliance for Open Media's AV1 shows promise for OTT, MPEG's system approach promises greater interoperability as it also addresses the broadcast market

Short Cuts

Video: Why Are Content Owners and Broadcasters Migrating to OTT?

Ooyala analyst Jim O'Neill and Machinima SVP James Glasscock discuss why content owners and broadcasters are recognizing the need to get on board with OTT in the face of cord-cutting.

Industry News

uStudio Introduces High-Performance WAN Optimization for Enterprise Video

Improves Video Delivery, Viewing Experience for Internal Streams

Change.org Leverages the Power of Video to Drive Social Impact by Partnering with Video Creation Platform Wochit

Vive Lifestyle Network Offers TV Content Creators Turnkey OTT Channel Service

Global long-form, linear 4K digital TV network lowers the barrier of entry to and levels the premium entertainment provider 'playing field' as part of its UHD Initiative and TV Revolution.