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July 05, 2017

Online Video News

Facebook and YouTube Neck-and-Neck in Live Stream Battle

Live video streaming is a regular activity for half of online consumers in the United States, with breaking news the most popular category.

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.

Featured Articles

Cellular Bonding for Live Event Streaming: The State of The Art

If you take the steps and follow the guidelines provided within this article, you should be able to configure, acquire, and use a functional cellular bonding system that reliably gets your signal up to the cloud, and to multiple output points from there.

Engineering the Video Experience for Alexa and Her Friends

Voice recognition is the future of video search, bringing viewers an intelligent system that delivers exactly what they want—but getting there won't be easy.

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.

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: Do You Really Need Low-Latency Streaming?

Wowza's Mike Talvensaari confronts the myth that low latency for large-scale streaming is always worth the expense, and discusses various applications and use cases along a continuum of latency requirements for effective delivery.

Industry News

StreamGuys Helps Broadcasters Fuel the Future of In-Home Radio Listening with Alexa Skills Creation

New Orleans community broadcaster WWOZ is first station to earn Alexa certification for bringing live and on-demand content to smart speakers through StreamGuys-developed voice integration

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