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March 01, 2017

Online Video News

MWC: Pilot Program Downloads Premium Video Before It's Requested

In a one-month trial, Ericsson, Telstra, and Fox Innovation Lab will pre-download new releases, which consumers can then buy or rent.

ComScore Adds Mobile YouTube Measurement to its Metrics

For many viewers, mobile devices are the only way they access YouTube videos. This move greatly expands views and reach for top creators.

The Top 3 Developments Needed to Drive Mobile Video: Cartesian

While mobile video is taking off, it's largely taking off in the home. Operators and phone makers need to make changes for outside-the-home viewing to grow.

Featured Articles

The State of MPEG-DASH 2017

Standardization fosters innovation, and MPEG-DASH is making huge strides. Learn the rapid steps DASH took in the past 12 months, and why nothing can stop its future.

Review: DJI Inspire 2 with Zenmuse X5S Camera

The DJI Inspire 2 sets a new bar for drones, and the Zenmuse X5S camera is on par with much pricier models. It might be overkill for live streaming, but combined with the drone and DJI's gimbals, it's well worth the price.

Why Hardware Acceleration is the Future of Cloud-Based Video Streaming

As the Alliance for Open Media works on the AV1 codec, field-programmable gate arrays offer the flexibility and power to accelerate encoding

Short Cuts

Video: What Are the Challenges of Live OTT?

NetInsight's Per Lindgren discusses the latency and synchronization challenges content providers face when trying to deliver a successful live OTT viewer experience.

Industry News

IBB Consulting: Consumer VR Industry Ready For Major Content Push

New consumer research from IBB Consulting shows healthy VR headset penetration, paving the way for a flood of innovative VR content in 2017.

New VR Video Ads Pioneer Insperience Marketing Strategy

New virtual reality research, new ad format and new marketing strategy from LEAN native ad company, Vibrant Media

Giraffic and Byond Join Forces to Create Mobile VR Magic at MWC 2017

Introducing a new way to stream live HD and 4K VR content with Giraffic VR AVA and Byond cloud-based VR development platform; Demos Available at Giraffic booth, Hall 5 stand 5F81

Acorn Media Enterprises will be the North American Co-Producer for New BBC One Drama, Love, Lies & Records

The new six-part drama, Love, Lies & Records, from Rollem Productions joins the growing line-up of Acorn TV Originals.