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July 03, 2017

Online Video News

Make.TV Takes $8.5M in Funding, Will Open U.S. Headquarters

The company will expand development of its live video ingest and distribution system, which relies on cloud-based applications.

JW Player Opens Live Streaming to All Enterprise Customers

The company's enterprise platform customers can now deliver live streams to viewers while monitoring audience counts in real-time.

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

Going Low: The Encoding Secrets for Small Sizes With High Quality

Netflix's compact mobile download files look surprisingly great. Here's how video creators make their own low-bitrate files look just as impressive.

Learn Why Mixed Reality Studios Are the Future of Live Streaming

The rush is on to create mixed reality studios capable of creating immersive experiences that merge the real with the virtual. Here's how they operate.

Review: Telestream Wirecast Gear

Successfully using all of the desktop mixing features in Telestream Wirecast features requires a powerful, finely tuned computer. Telestream recently released its own series of bundled systems, Wirecast Gear. In this review, we put a test system through its paces.

Short Cuts

Video: What Are the Most Important QoE Metrics for Player Optimization?

CBS Interactive's Zac Shenker, Vimeo's Matt Fisher, Hudl's Brian Kaiser, and the New York Times' Flavio Ribeiro discuss key QoE metrics for assessing player performance and optimization in this clip from Streaming Media East 2017.

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.

Industry News

KnowledgeVision Announces Knovio 3.0: the Smarter Online Video Platform

Major Knovio update raises the bar for online video functionality: integrated video creation, collaboration tools, instant microsites, and patented deep video analytics and connections

Tablo Engine and Tablo Turner Now Available

Software DVR App and Dual-Tuner USB Adapter Bring Tablo Experience to Android TV Devices Starting with the Nvidia Shield

Fox Sports Unveils Social Virtual Reality With Three Matches at CONCACAF Gold Cup

FOX Sports VR App Allows Group Viewing Similar to Multiplayer Video Games