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June 12, 2017

Online Video News

Video Will Comprise 82% of All Net Traffic in 5 Years, Says Cisco

Cord cutting households use far more data than their pay TV peers, and the number of households using 1 TB of bandwidth per month is rising.

Facebook Live Videos Now Support Closed Captions for Publishers

Publishers can add standard pre-written captions or work with third-party providers to insert real-time captions into the live stream.

Featured Articles

Apple Embraces HEVC: What Does it Mean for Encoding?

At its Worldwide Developer Conference this week, Apple announced it would support HEVC/H.265 in High Sierra and iOS 11 in a combination of hardware and software decoding, depending on the device. Here are the details of how Apple will implement it.

Video: Browsers, Codecs, and Standards in a Transitioning Post-Flash World

Robert Reinhardt of VideoRx and Streaming Media Contributing Editor Tim Siglin discuss the real implications, causes, and consequences of the demise of Flash.

Video: IBM Cloud Video Combines Ustream and Clearleap for an Uber OVP/OTT Platform

IBM Cloud Video's Scott Grizzle and Streaming Media's Tim Siglin discuss new developments at IBM Cloud Video in this interview from Streaming Media East 2017.

Short Cuts

Video: How Can Online Video Achieve Parity With Broadcast TV?

Akamai's John Bishop discusses the current state of online video vis a vis broadcast TV, and the key points of comparison: scale, fidelity, operation, and monetization.

Video: Is Live Linear About to Explode?

Streaming Media's Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen and Major League Baseball Advanced Media's Joe Inzerillo discuss the rapid rise of live linear and the changing dynamics of the OTT market.

Industry News

Streamaxia Launches World’s First Multi-Channel Live Video Streaming OpenSDK for iOS and Android Mobile App Developers

Revolutionary Streamaxia OpenSDK toolkit enables multi-channel live video streaming simulcasts through any social media network and broadcast platform from any branded mobile app

Epiphan Video launches streaming device aimed at Facebook Live and YouTube creators

Epiphan Video launches the Webcaster X2 which enables creators on YouTube and Facebook Live to create high-quality live content directly from their cameras or any HDMI source.

Epix Joins Honda to Introduce First Connected Car Entertainment Video Service

Epix App Launches as Part of 2018 Honda Odyssey Rear-Seat Entertainment System