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September 21, 2016

Online Video News

Nagra: TV Is Now a Connected Play

Company releases findings from its Pay-TV report and introduces TVkey USB device, which enables users to sign up for pay-TV services directly on selected Samsung TVs

IBC '16: Sony Stresses Open IP Systems

The firm also trials cloud switching with Swisscom and IP production with Euromedia

Harmonic Claims 50% OTT Performance Improvements with EyeQ

Unveiled at IBC 2016, EyeQ is the product of eight years' research and several filed patents, and will be released in the fourth quarter.

Featured Articles

How to Optimize Your Video App

Even if you build a great video app, users might not find it unless you follow some of these tips from UFC and NeuLion.

DMEXCO 16: Twitter Offers First Public Demo of Magic Pony

Twitter is keen to democratize the online video experience, and that means offering high quality video over even poor connections.

DMEXCO 2016: Facebook Bets Big on a Virtual Reality Video Future

VR will be the third computing platform, following desktop and mobile. Think VR headsets are too cumbersome? The tech will improve rapidly.

Short Cuts

Video: Fiber vs. Satellite for Streaming Large-Scale Events

The Switch's Peter Hartz and Live X's Corey Behnke make the case at Live Streaming Summit for fiber as a reliable, agile, and inexpensive alternative to traditional satellite trucks for large-scale broadcasts.

Video: 3 Secrets to Success for Monetizing Live Streams

DaCast VP Greg Ellis reveals his best practices for turning live event streams into profitable undertakings.

Industry News

New version of Unreal Media Server streams live low latency video to HTML5 video, no plugins needed to play.

With new version 12.0 of Unreal Media Server software, on-premise publishers can deliver live low latency streaming to the HTML5 video element in all major web browsers; no plugins are needed to play.

NewTek and Wowza Deliver the First Ever Global and Local Media Distribution Platform

Multi-channel media encoding and streaming video system distributes content directly to viewers within the firewall and externally to any device or to all common cloud services, anywhere

Conviva Announces Verizon Digital Media Services as a Multi-Screen QoE Analytics Partner

Verizon Digital Media Services to now include a more in-depth view of consumer quality of experience metrics on its market-leading, end-to-end digital media platform