November 23, 2016
Online Video News
HEVC Advance Makes Some Software Royalty Free
HEVC Advance says it hopes to speed the adoption of HEVC decoders among the installed base of computers and devices by making some software downloads royalty free
Connected TV Use Grows 50% in Past Year, Smartphone Use Decreases
When streaming, consumers choose the biggest screen around, especially for binge viewing. Connected TV adoption is small, but growing quickly.
Wowza Introduces HTML5 Media Player
The new Wowza Player is available for free to Wowza Streaming Engine and Streaming Cloud customers.
How to Monetize: AVOD, TVOD, or SVOD?
In quotes from a Streaming Media/Unisphere survey, our readers talk about the biggest monetization opportunities and challenges facing them today and tomorrow
Video: Microsoft Seeks Elegant Ways to Match Esports Broadcasters to Their Audience
Microsoft's Andy Beach and Streaming Media's Tim Siglin discuss the latest strategic developments around live-streamed and VOD esports in this interview from Streaming Media West 2016.
MPEG-DASH Royalties: What We Know So Far
Who will owe royalties on MPEG-DASH? We spoke to MPEG LA to find out. Bottom line: If you use Media Presentation Descriptions (MPDs) in a player or app, it's time to call your attorneys.
Video: How to Use Feedback to Create Content Users Want to Watch
Lacrosse Network creator Samir Chaudry discusses cost-effective ways to create content that can respond and adjust based on user feedback and analytics.
Video: Does Today's Online Video and OTT Landscape Favor Content Creators?
With the broad array of channels and networks available to producers to deliver their content today, are we living in a golden age for content creators?
Legendary Digital Networks' Alpha—the Industry's First Completely Interactive Video and Membership Platform—Launches
lpha Offers Exclusive, Premium Content from Nerdist & Geek & Sundry Featuring Janet Varney, Matt Mira, Jackson Lanzing, Zach Sherwin, Brian Wayne Foster and More
Vimeo and OneFifty Partner to Bring GOLDBRICKS IN BLOOM to Audiences Worldwide
The Film, By Vimeo Staff-Picked Filmmaker Danny Sangra, Features Zosia Mamet (“Girls”), Leo Fitzpatrick (KIDS), and Tavi Gevinson (ENOUGH SAID)
VITEC Launches First Broadcast-Grade Integrated IPTV and Digital Signage Platform
On-Premise Platform Packs Cutting-Edge Features, Including Dynamic IPTV Middleware, Time-Shifted TV, and Low Latency Streaming of Live and On-Demand Video to Mobile Devices