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January 16, 2017

Online Video News

Apple Plans Original Video Expansion, Courts Veteran Producers

The company will use original series and movies to attract more subscribers to Apple Music, not to launch a streaming video service.

Playmaker and iStreamPlanet Announce Long-Term Partnership

The name BAMTech didn't come up in the companies' statement, but competition from the MLB spin-off has everything to do with it.

Facebook Will Show Mid-Roll Ads After the 20-Second Mark

The move will offer a new revenue stream for publishers, and encourage them to post more premium video to the platform.

Featured Articles

Latency Sucks! So Which Companies Are Creating a Solution?

It's one of the biggest challenges facing live video streaming today, and it's remained frustratingly stubborn. Explore the technical solutions that could finally bring latency down to the 1-second mark.

BT Preps OTT Service: Streaming Forum Preview

BT is using an evidence-based approach to build a standalone OTT service that also integrates with existing offerings. BT Head of IPTV solutions and Streaming Forum keynote speaker Mike Rizzo talks about what the company has learned from BT Sport and how it will compete with other OTT services.

Short Cuts

Video: Producing The Bob Doyle Show for Facebook Live

Want to produce professional-quality episodic live programming for Facebook Live? Bob Doyle explains how he produces the weekly "Bob Doyle Show" using Telestream Wirecast.

Video: How to Reach an Audience in a Blended Content Delivery Ecosystem

Ben Miller of Sinclair Broadcast Group discusses the challenges content companies face in reaching their intended audience in a blended ecosystem where viewers consume content on their own terms.

Streams of Thought

Cut the Cord, Plug In an Antenna: It's Prime Time for Subchannels

TV Everywhere is plagued by connection difficulties, while quality is improving on over-the-air digital subchannels. The home antenna is making a comeback.

Industry News

VITEC Acquires Stake In Anevia's Share Capital

VITEC, a worldwide leader in advanced video encoding and streaming solutions, today announced it has become a shareholder of Anevia, a global leader in OTT and IPTV software for the delivery of live TV and video on demand (VOD). VITEC now owns 8 percent o

New Verimatrix Bulk Decryption Capabilities from Inca Networks Enable Secure Edge Descrambling for IPTV, Cable and Broadcast Operators

Inca Networks has released a new industry leading Verimatrix Bulk Decryption module, which enables video operators to: · Decode entire channel line-ups at the network edge and convert them to a variety of IP or legacy RF video formats · Re

Video Clarity Announces ClearView Player IP

High-Capacity Server Can Automate Uncompressed Video Playback Within SMPTE 2022-6/7-Compliant Networks

Panopto Introduces the Easiest Way to Create Interactive Video Quizzes

Imagine Communications Delivers MCR and News Playout System to RS PCL

New automated newsroom and MCR to support future growth at Thai media and entertainment company