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October 17, 2016

Online Video News

JW Player Announces VR and 360° Video Creation SDKs

Publishers can quickly create cost-effective VR apps and experiences, then play them on desktop computers or mobile devices.

FameBit Now Part of Google/YouTube, Connects Brands With Talent

Google takes ownership of a three-year-old startup that provides a self-service marketplace where companies can hire video influencers.

Live.me Debuts a Shopping Solution for its Broadcasters

Launching with a hand-picked group of top personalities, the platform's shopping features let broadcasters sell original and Live.me-branded merchandise.

Featured Articles

2016 Readers' Choice Awards: The Finalists

We've counted all the votes—nearly 34,000 of them—and we're announcing the finalists in this year's awards, ahead of presenting the winners during Streaming Media West and the Live Streaming Summit in November.

Measuring Success: The Multiplatform Analytics Challenge

Counting viewers has always been a difficulty for streaming publishers, and today's multiplatform world makes the issue more demanding than ever. The answer is to radically rethink video analytics.

Shudder Goes Into the Woods to Present a Master Class in Horror

The online horror movie service Shudder doesn't just want to show scary movies, it wants to nurture the next generation of horror movie-makers.

Industry News

EuclidIQ Announces IQ264 Optimization Plugin for H.264 Encoders At Streaming Media West

At Streaming Media West, on booth #216, EuclidIQ will announce the immediate availability of IQ264, an encoding plugin that provides significant bandwidth reduction with no perceptible quality loss for any H.264 encoder.

Subscribing to Multiple Streaming Services Rises Over 50% in 3 Years, Posing New Challenges to Video Marketplace

“Self-bundling” consumers have higher household incomes, lower incidences of traditional pay TV service

Ericsson signs raft of content deals for Nuvu

Ericsson acquires more than 2,500 hours of content from leading international distributors including Viacom (MTV, BET, Nickelodeon), MGM, CBS, Al Jazeera, DHX Media and Mattel