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May 15, 2017

Online Video News

56% of Adults Have a Streaming-Enabled TV, Finds IAB Study

The number of people with an internet-connected television has shot up in the last two years, as has the amount of time people spend watching streamed programming.

New Online Video Talent Wanted at Astronauts Wanted NewFront

Astronauts Wanted is pairing with Snarled to launch an incubator program that will develop the next must-watch online video series.

PBS Kids Intros Streaming Video Stick With an Offline Option

It's shaped like a race car and it comes with a kid-friendly remote. How cute is that? It also doesn't need Wi-Fi to entertain young viewers.

Featured Articles

Microsoft Debuts AI Cloud Service for Video at Build Conference

AI provides a simple and fast way to harvest a variety of metadata from video libraries. With this addition to Microsoft's Cognitive Services, developers can try it out for free.

NAB 17 Codec Roundup

Netflix shared its encoding secrets, while Beamr, Capella, Haivision, Harmonic, Hybrid, and V-Nova showed off advances in HEVC, HDR, cloud encoding, and more

Amazon, Netflix, and More Go Global With the Cloud

At NAB, execs from Amazon, Netflix, 20th Century Fox, and Warner Bros. shared their insights into how virtualized workflows in the cloud are helping them meet international demand

Short Cuts

Video: What's the Best Codec for 4K Compression and Delivery?

Twitch's Tarek Amara discusses the pros and cons of different codecs for video compression and delivery for live streaming and VOD.

Video: How Can Live Streaming Deliver a More Innovative Experience?

Level 3's Jon Alexander and Ooyala's Paula Minardi discuss ways that live streaming providers can push streaming to the next level of innovation by delivering an experience that's beyond what traditional broadcasters can do.

Industry News

TCL Redefines Home Entertainment with Premium 2017 Lineup Featuring Dolby Vision

America’s Fastest-Growing TV Brand Unveils Two Series of 4K TCL Roku TVs Featuring Dolby Vision HDR

FuboTV Subscribers Can Stream Live Sports and More Via TV Everywhere

Access to Network Websites and Apps – Including Additional, Exclusive Content – Now Available as Part of Fubo Premier Subscription

MVD Partners with RiverSilica to Bring Innovative IP Video Encoding, Transcoding and Delivery Solutions to U.S. and Europe

Mobile Video Devices (MVD) to distribute and support RiverSilica's end-to-end, software-defined multi-screen video processing and workflow offerings across North America and select European regions