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November 14, 2016

Online Video News

Adobe Will Acquire Video Advertising DSP TubeMogul for $540M

The combined independent solution will let agencies and brands buy targeted ad placement across desktop, mobile and television.

JW Player Launches Live Solution, Promises Ease for Publishers

JW Live, the company's cloud-based live video solution, transcodes video into multiple bitrates and resolutions, while offering real-time viewer data.

YouTube Adds Support for HDR Video on Compatible Screens

While most viewers don't yet have a TV that can display high dynamic range content, YouTube is taking an early position in supporting the rich color technology.

Featured Articles

Video: Wowza Announces GoCoder SDK App Challenge Winner

In early 2016, Wowza unveiled the GoCoder SDK, which accelerates live streaming mobile app development, and challenged users to create the best GoCoder app. The winners were revealed in this interview at Streaming Media West.

Video: Flash is Dead; What Encoding and Engineering Challenges Await?

Viacom VP Engineering Jeff Tapper and Streaming Media's Tim Siglin survey the encoding and engineering landscape of online and mobile video in life after Flash.

Video: Ustream Offers Full VOD Capabilities as Part of IBM Cloud Video

Ustream's Alden Fertig and Streaming Media's Tim Siglin discuss Ustream's expansion into VOD and enterprise since being acquired by IBM Cloud Video in this interview from Streaming Media West 2016.

Video: First Look--Epiphan Pearl-2

Epiphan's David Kirk gives Streaming Media Producer's Tim Siglin the skinny on Epiphan's new 4K-capable streaming appliance, the Pearl 2, at Streaming Media West 2016.

Short Cuts

Video: What is Driving HEVC Adoption?

Frost & Sullivan analyst Avni Rambhia explores the "three 'Rs'" of HEVC adoption: Revenue, Resolution, and thRoughput.

Video: What is Slowing HEVC Adoption?

Frost & Sullivan analyst Avni Rambhia identifies the key inhibiting factors that are impeding the widespread migration from AVC to HEVC.

Industry News

Acer Invests in IMAX Virtual Reality Fund to Help Bring Premium VR Content to Life

Strategic investment part of multi-faceted approach to accelerate innovation across the VR ecosystem

Starz and Starz Encore Premium Pay TV Channels and Services to Be Offered on New Streaming Platform

JVC Launches VideoCloud Live Streaming at NAB Show New York