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March 08, 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

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

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.

Short Cuts

Video: How to Build a Modern Media Company

TasteMade's Jay Holzer identifies the three pillars of a modern media company: studio, community, and platform.

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

World’s First 8K:VR Motion Ride Debuts at SXSW With a Trip to Tokyo

Japanese media and entertainment companies NHK Enterprises, NHK Media Technology, RecoChoku Labo, and Wonder Vision Techno Laboratory create immersive VR experience without Head-Mounted Display (HMD)

Cinedigm Uses BuyDRM’s KeyOS MultiKey Service for Its Standalone OTT Video Service

DRM-as-a-Service (DaaS) Allows for Secure HTML5 Playback Across All Modern Browsers