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June 19, 2017

Online Video News

Conviva Takes $40M in Funding, Plans Product and Sales Expansions

Artificial intelligence will play a key role in the company's future success, Conviva believes, helping it stand apart from its competition.

TDG Defines the Four Types of Subscription Video Streamers

All adult SVOD users can be broken into four mutually exclusive groups, research says, and surprisingly few of them are cord-cutters.

77% of Viewers Want a la Carte Channel Selection, Finds TiVo

While consumers still want a la carte service, which no provider offers, they're willing to pay less for an ideal lineup than they used to be.

Featured Articles

Video: The Challenges of Delivering Reliable, Adaptive, Scalable Low-Latency Video

Wowza's Tim Dougherty and Streaming Media's Tim Siglin discuss how Wowza is meeting the challenges of keeping latency down for live video with its Streaming Cloud in this interview from Streaming Media East 2017.

Video: Hybrid Hosted Video Platforms and Other Emerging Trends in Enterprise Video

Wainhouse Research's Steve Vonder Haar and Streaming Media's Tim Siglin discuss key trends in enterprise video delivery behind the firewall, ranging from hybrid on-prem/cloud hosted platforms to security to ECDNs in this interview from Streaming Media East 2017.

Short Cuts

Video: How to Improve the User Experience for OTT and TVE

FOX Sports Go SVP Clark Pierce discusses the importance of user experience in delivering a next-level TV experience with TVE and OTT services, and suggests some effective ways to get there.

Video: How to Engage Users and Merchandise Your Content

Hulu CTO Tian Lim discusses the challenges of monetizing and merchandising content while working within the restrictions of current content licensing parameters and not inserting too many ads.

Industry News

Streaming Learning Center Releases New Book for FFmpeg Producers

New book by Jan Ozer helps producers learn to use FFmpeg fast

NPAW gives full visibility on Ad performance with SmartAds 2.0

The new YOUBORA module gives advertising-based video-on-demand services (AVOD) full, objective visibility into ad performance in real time, and helps them optimize ad strategy with control of its impact on their audience

SMPTE to Host Webcast on SMPTE ST 2110 Suite of Standards for Professional Media Over IP Networks

Free Webcast on June 22 Will Explain the New Standards Suite and How It Will Enable a More Flexible, Efficient, and Creative Broadcast Industry