January 23, 2017
Online Video News
Encompass and Fastly Partner for Speedy Video File Delivery
Viewers expect a high level of service, whether they're watching on desktops or mobile devices. This partnership is intended to assure that quality.
19% of Consumers Who Pirate Would Stop if Educated About Damages
Many consumers don't realize video piracy is a crime and, thanks to increasingly sophisticated pirate sites, others don't know what offers are legitimate.
DirecTV Now Faces Subscriber Complaints Over Performance Issues
AT&T is a piñata, and tech journalists are lining up to have a swing. Subscribers are seeing red over buffering, outages, and the lack of refunds.
Facebook Live: A Progress Report After One Year of Growth
How are organizations such as PBS and TechCrunch using Facebook Live to reach and grow their audiences? The platform has been with us for a year now, so it's time to check in.
Facebook Live Case Studies
We spoke with 15 publishers including PBS, The YES Network, and TechCrunch to find out exactly how they're broadcasting to Facebook Live, and the technology they're using to do it.
Video: How to Make Money With OTT
Ben Miller of Sinclair Broadcast Group discusses strategies for making subscription and advertising-based business models for making OTT content delivery profitable.
Video: How Targeted Recommendations Drive OTT Engagement
The hottest driver off OTT growth, according to Amazon's Richard Au and Dailymotion's Anthony Layser, is customized, user-specific discovery algorithms, which they explain how to leverage in this clip from Streaming Media West 2016.
The Producer's View
The Changing State of MPEG DASH Royalties: How Bad Will it Get?
MPEG LA's recent announcement of a DASH royalty pool is the first such royalty on free internet video. And this is only the beginning.
Irdeto and Harmonic Team Up to Support CSA3, The Most Secure Scrambling Algorithm on the Market, to Enable Premium Ultra HD Content Distribution
First-of-its-Kind Integrated CSA3 Solution Provides Advanced Encryption Technology Empowering Pay TV Operators with the Freedom to Innovate
Harmonic's New ProStream X Stream Processor Combines Breakthrough Encryption and Gateway Capabilities to Streamline Video Delivery
Industry's First Stream Processor to Support DVB CSA3 Encryption and High-Throughput 10-Gbps Processing
Osprey Video Launches Talon G1H Encoder for Affordable, One-Button, Broadcast-Quality Web Streaming