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March 06, 2017

Online Video News

YouTube Announces YouTube TV, a Value-Priced Skinny Bundle

While channel selection is limited, the unlimited cloud DVR helps make up for it. Look for the $35 monthly service to debut this spring.

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.

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: How to Deliver True Live OTT

Net Insight's Per Lindgren discusses client and viewer expectations for live OTT in different areas, and strategies for delivering satisfying live viewing experiences with OTT video.

Industry News

OpenTV and Nagravision File Patent Suit Against Shaw Communications

Reel Media To Sell 4,400 Title Film Library

Reel Media International announces the offer of their 4,400 Title Classic Film Library.

Cheddar to Live Stream Snap IPO on XUMO

Cheddar will be live streaming the Snap Inc. IPO from the floor of the NYSE on Thursday from 9am-3pm ET

LiveU Introduces New Line of Rack-mount Encoders for Professional Live Newsgathering

Based on the LU200 platform, the LU210 and LU220 encoders deliver a highly cost-effective and versatile hybrid solution for ENG vehicles and fixed locations

Hallmark Channel Everywhere Launches on Roku

Cinamaker Demos Revolutionary Mobile Live Video Production Technology at SXSW

No More Fake News - Don’t Be Held Hostage by the Establishment Media Companies

IBM Cloud’s Aspera Files Express and High-Speed Transfer Service Accelerate and Simplify Large Content Sharing Across Public, Private, and On-Premises Storage

New features and enhancements drive growth and customer adoption