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July 14, 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

The 2017 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards: Make Your Nominations Now

It's time for Streaming Media readers to submit your nominations for the best products and services in 34 categories from analytics to cameras to QoS and webcast solutions.

New FCC Caption Requirements: What You Need to Know

New captioning requirements went into effect on July 1 for live, near-live, and prerecorded broadcast video that is put online.

Beware the Android TV Revolution

The pluses of Google's platform should be approached eyes wide open by operators, says 3 Screen Solutions MD Kai-Christian Borchers

Short Cuts

Video: VR vs. 360°: What's the Difference?

Scott Mayerowitz, Digital Storytelling Editor at the Associated Press, breaks down the differences between "VR/Virtual Reality" and "360," two terms often used interchangeably.

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?

Industry News

Wazee Digital Announces Improvements to Core That Increase Efficiency

Policy Changes and a New Interface Enable Fewer Clicks, Faster Search, and More Nuanced Ingest

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