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June 28, 2017

Online Video News

VidCon '17: Facebook Announces App for Video Creators

New app will include a Live Creator Kit letting creators add intros, outs, frames, and custom stickers, all part of Facebook's new mission to build communities

VidCon '17: YouTube Intros VR180, Announces New Content

Rhett & Link helped YouTube execs share news about a new VR format, minor updates to the YouTube platform, and new content initiatives, as well as the expansion of the YouTube TV service into new markets.

Vimeo Ends Plans for Indie Subscription Streaming Video Service

Are there already too many SVODs on the market, even those dedicated to art house-lovers? IAC decides to scrap plans for its own competing service.

Featured Articles

Review: Sling Media SlingStudio

At the 2017 NAB show in Las Vegas, Sling Media introduced the SlingStudio, a professional multi-camera streaming/switching appliance. At $999, it competes with pro-grade products Teradek, LiveU, and Matrox.

The Humane Society Streams Lifesaving Missions Live to Supporters

Cellular bonding solutions have changed the game for the venerable animal welfare organization, which is able to go live from all locations in all kinds of conditions.

Short Cuts

Video: How Can App Developers Create Strong Experiences While Keeping Costs Down?

Plex's Keith Valory and VICE Media's Drake Martinet discuss the challenges of creating strong and distinctive experiences for users who work with multiple OTT platforms in this clip from a panel at Streaming Media East 2017.

Video: Facebook Live Rules to Live By

Jan Ozer discusses rules that apply when streaming to Facebook Live and other platforms in this clip from Live Streaming Summit 2017.

The Video Doctor

The Questions Clients Need to Answer Before Asking for a Quote

Looking for a vendor to create a video solution for a website? Do the vendor and yourself a favor by answering these questions upfront. They're guaranteed to save a few steps.

Industry News

The 6th Annual HbbTV Symposium, 17-18 October 2017, Auditorium Antonianum, Rome

The HbbTV Association and the HD Forum Italian Association (HDFI) are proud to announce this year’s HbbTV Symposium, on October 17-18, 2017 at the historic Auditorium Antonianum in central Rome.

Frame.io Enterprise Powers Video Collaboration Across Large Organizations

Media corporations, ad agencies, brands and institutions of all sizes have the collaborative video workflow solution they need in Frame.io Enterprise with powerful team management, enterprise-grade security, enhanced support and more.

New Research Reveals More Than 50% of Developers Cite HTC Vive as Most Popular VR, AR, or MR Platform

Virtual Reality Developers Conference Fall 2017 (VRDC) reveals industry trends in second annual VR/AR Innovation Report

Verimatrix Underscores Commitment to Verspective Operator Analytics through Device-Level Data Collection Acquisition

Real-time Collection of Secure Data at the Device Level Recognized as Key to Analytics Competitive Differentiation