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July 24, 2017

Online Video News

Artificial Intelligence Doubles Video Analytics Market in 5 Years

Telling video providers how their content is doing isn't enough. Tomorrow's video services will rely on AI and machine learning to improve performance.

TV Time-Shifting Most Popular During Mornings and Primetime

An Alphonso report looks at when viewers are more likely to see TV ads live and when they're more likely to DVR right past them.

Netflix Posts Strong Subscriber Numbers, Now Bigger Overseas

The subscription video leader's global strategy is paying off, as Netflix now has more non-U.S. subscribers than U.S. subscribers. But is this strategy sustainable?

Featured Articles

360° Video Is No Gateway to VR, Says BBC

BBC R&D is not convinced of the case for producing news in VR, and warns against the perils of relying too heavily on tech company sponsorship of branded 360° or VR news content

Streaming the Latest in Nanotechnology

The Remotely Accessible Instruments in Nanotechnology (RAIN) initiative gives students across the U.S.—and the world—the chance to control and view nanotechnology instruments that aren't available at their home schools

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.

Short Cuts

Video: What's the Best Camera for 360° VR?

AP Digital Storytelling Editor Seth Mayerowitz discusses the pros and cons of different 360 VR camera solutions in terms of features and price points.

Video: What's the Best Way to Test Video Encoding Quality?

Streaming Learning Center's Jan Ozer compares four approaches to testing video compression quality in this clip from Streaming Media East.

Industry News

Streaming Video Alliance Announces New Technical Specifications from the Open Caching Working Group Available Immediately

Open Caching Working Group Adds New Subgroup, Edge Storage, Led by Alliance Member Western Digital

JW Player Announces Expansion of Global Footprint with Opening of European Headquarters in London, Adds Engineering and Support Teams in the Netherlands

The company also announces new global customers utilizing its best-in-class streaming, monetization and discovery technology including, Channel 5, Laguadere, Webmedia and Spiegel Online

Vimeo Appoints Anjali Sud as CEO

Hulu and 20th Century Fox Television Distribution Strike Agreement for Nearly 3,000 Episodes of Hit Dramas, Comedies and Fan Favorite Series

Deal to Add Full Libraries of Popular Programming Including How I Met Your Mother, M*A*S*H, NYPD Blue, Bones, Glee, Burn Notice and more to Hulu