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July 10, 2017

Online Video News

New Report from Wowza Evaluates Live Streaming Latency

The report, "Create the Streaming Media Experience Users Want," focuses on time to first frame and end-to-end latency in five markets: user-generated content, online gaming, sports, news, and radio.

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.

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.

Hyperreality and the Urgent Need to Scale Content

The demand for realistic CG content to fuel immersive media applications requires new production methods and a new codec

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Short Cuts

Video: The Challenges of Monetizing Premium TV Content Online

With the shift in consumer viewing patterns for premium TV content toward OTT, online, and mobile, how are major content providers meeting the challenges of monetization with reduced ad loads and different UX expectations?

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

Telestream Offers Automated Solutions to Meet July 1st FCC Mandate for Captioning Online Video Clips of Live and Near-live TV Programming

Telestream’s automated solutions address the need for ingest, packaging and QC of live programming captioning

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