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February 06, 2017

Online Video News

Ooyala Starts Global Partner Program to Encourage Resellers

The program provides incentives for resellers to create deeper integrations with Ooyala by offering perks such as free training and product discounts.

Facebook Makes a Play for the Living Room TV, Creating Video App

The social network's video plans don't end with mobile devices and desktops: The company now wants to stream long-form premium content to TVs.

Video Production, Monetization Are Publishers' Biggest Challenges

In 2017, publishers need a lot of fresh video content to attract viewers and advertisers, but that means hiring more producers, editors, and salespeople.

Featured Articles

What's Your Video Data Roadmap?

Effectively using the data from each part of the technology stack means better business decisions and happier customers. Here's a quick overview of the data roadmap to guide publishers to making the right decisions.

Telstra OTT Report Explores OTT Monetization Models

Report examines AVOD, SVOD, and TVOD sentiments across the globe, and finds SVOD leading the way in most markets

How Time, Inc. Uses Data to Deliver Better Content, Stronger ROI

An old media company is learning new tricks as Time overhauls its editorial and advertising operations through the use of granular data on video viewing.

Short Cuts

Video: Is HLS or DASH the Next Video Delivery Standard?

Viacom's Jeff Tapper, Comcast's Rustam Khashimkhodjaev, Akamai's Will Law, and Microsoft's Araj Sodogar discuss the pros and cons of HLS as the next industry-standard video-delivery protocol in this clip from Streaming Media West 2016.

Video: The Case for Custom Encoding, Part 1: Bitrate

Streaming Learning Center's Jan Ozer makes the case for custom, per-title encoding on the Netflix model, focusing on bitrate issues in part 1 of this 2-part series from his Streaming Media West presentation.

Industry News

castLabs Launch New PRESTOplay Suite of Video Player SDKs

castLabs announce the launch of the PRESTOplay suite of Video Player SDKs for Browsers and iOS/Android with marked improvements on player customization, cross-plugin integration, and offline downloading capabilities.

New Video Network Puts the Spotlight on the Global Black Experience

ONX, an online video network connecting Black millennials with conscious content, launches with lineup of original programming.

Harmonic and Mirantis Bring Cloud-Native Media Processing to OpenStack

VOS Cloud Becomes World's First Media Processing Solution Available for Live and VOD Production on an OpenStack Cloud

Plex Acquires Streaming News Service Watchup

Driving Toward the Future of TV, Plex Grows Content Offering, Making News Easily Accessible on All Mobile and Home Streaming Devices

Acclaimed Streaming Service 'Walter Presents' to Launch in the US

New SVOD Service – backed by UK Broadcaster Channel 4 – Curates the World’s Best Foreign Language Drama

AP Media Port upgrade makes discovering video easier than ever