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July 26, 2017

Online Video News

Is Verizon's Video Throttling a Sign of Things to Come?

With mobile video on the rise, carriers have the choice of throttling data (and trashing net neutrality) or straining to keep up with their own unlimited plans.

Barclays Analyst Sees Massive Cord-Cutting in the Coming Decade

While pay TV companies struggle to adapt to new consumer demands, lower-priced streaming services will lead to a huge decline in affiliate fees.

MainConcept SDK Creates Manifest Files for HEVC/H.264 HLS Video

Apple adding HEVC support to HLS this fall is a huge step forward for the codec. An announcement from MainConcept makes file creation easier.

Twitch To Stream Crunchyroll Anime Marathon

The top video game streaming site has been expanding its content offerings, this time with shows from the leading anime network

Featured Articles

Google Video Intelligence Analyzes Images in Videos

Generating video metadata for large libraries is almost impossible to do manually, but Google Video Intelligence is being used by companies like Cantemo to automate the task.

Will OTT Mean the Death of the Movie Theater?

Not quite, but as consumers demand more flexibility in the ways they access content, the movie industry needs to be prepared to change with the times

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

Short Cuts

Video: Best Practices and Key Considerations for Reducing Latency

Wowza Senior Product Manager Jamie Sherry discusses key latency considerations and ways to address them at every stage in the content creation and delivery workflow.

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

Telestream Vidchecker 7.2 Verifies File-based Content Complies with Netflix IMF Requirements

Leading QC software system integrates Netflix Photon java code for fast & easy automated compliance testing