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April 24, 2017

Online Video News

YouTube Live Growing Far Faster Than Twitch, Finds Streamlabs

However, for dedicated live video streamers trying to earn a living, Twitch is a better bet thanks to its long-term connections with fans.

Ericsson Debuts MediaFirst Management Controller at NAB

With the release of this and MediaFirst Encoding Live 8.1, the company creates an agile, software-based way for operators to manage encoding and streaming.

Beamr Adds Content-Adaptive Encoding to 5x HEVC Release

By adding automatic content detection at scale, Beamr says it can provide 4K HEVC video under 10 Mbps, and do away with the need for profiles.

Featured Articles

OTT To Overtake Broadcast in Five Years: Survey Report

New annual Unisphere report highlights maturing OTT market, with most respondents saying OTT viewing will overtake broadcast within 5 years

NAB 2017: Survival Strategies & Cocktails

Make it through the long days at Las Vegas Convention Center with these tips—and start your evenings off right with happy hours on the show floor and at other venues

For Facebook Live, Preparation and Social Engagement Are Critical

Skip the off-the-cuff behind the scenes videos. Connecting with an audience on Facebook Live means planning the event ahead of time and bringing viewers into the action.

Short Cuts

Video: How Facebook Live Improves Discovery for Live Streams

One World Studios' Zack Coffman discusses the ways Facebook Live is designed to draw an audience to your live streams, and new developments such as scheduling streams on Facebook.

Video: How to Build a Niche Audience for Live Content

One World Studios' Zack Coffman explains how One World has cultivated audience for multiple niches for live streaming content.

Industry News

EvoStream Media Server, live streaming engine to the coolest 360° camera.

EvoStream Media Server, the live streaming technology that GIROPTIC uses to put 360° Live Streaming in The Hands Of Facebook F8 Conference Attendees.

Parks Associates: Nearly 40% of U.S. Broadband Households Use Video Sharing Sites like YouTube on a Weekly Basis

Senior Analyst to examine OTT video landscape at NAB Show Las Vegas

ABI Research Forecasts TV as a Service Opportunities Will Grow to $1.5 Billion in 2021

Tru Optik and NinthDecimal Partner to Power Over-The-Top Television Ad Targeting and Attribution

Mobile Location-Based Audience Segments and Data Now Available Through Tru Optik's OTT Marketing Cloud

Telstra and IBM Aspera Team up to Enable Media File Transfer Capability and Global Media File Collaboration

Telstra’s dedicated professional media network - Telstra Global Media Network - selected IBM Aspera Files SaaS to provide high performance file sharing and collaboration for the broadcast and media industry

LiveU Reinvents ‘Live’ at NAB 2017

New Product Innovations and Special Live Events with Industry Experts and Content Creators