August 09, 2017
Online Video News
Disney Takes a Majority Stake in BAMTech, Ends Netflix Deal
Marvel and Disney titles to leave Netflix as Disney revs up to launch two different streaming services: one for sports and one for entertainment.
DirecTV Now Gains CBS Programming, LG webOS Gains Sling TV
From the start, CBS was the giant hole in AT&T's DirecTV Now offering. That will soon change, although only in select major cities.
Is Snapchat on the Way Out or Just Finding its Footing?
Snap's value tumbled quickly from its IPO high while Facebook continues to eat its lunch, but don't count the social video service out just yet.
Hulu Subscribers Prefer Hulu to Traditional Pay TV, Finds TDG
If consumers were forced to choose between their SVOD and pay TV subscriptions, more Hulu fans would opt to leave pay TV behind.
One to Many: Streaming Live Video to Multiple Platforms
If you're delivering a live video stream, you likely want to publish it on as many platforms as possible. Here's the best hardware and software to pull it off.
Catch the Buzz: Drone Racing Is the Next Frontier for Sports
Drone racing is the latest esport moving from hobbists to mass appeal. Fast-paced events are help around the world, but live streaming remains an obstacle.
Video: Streams on a Plane: Why Gogo Chose HEVC/H.265 for In-Flight Streaming
Gogo's Prem Bangole discusses the cost/benefit analysis that led Gogo to migrate to HEVC/H.265 for in-flight live streaming, and how they implemented it with the airlines they serve.
Video: Best Practices for Live Encoding
Brightcove's Matt Smith explains how to meet the challenges of live event streaming from technical to QA to process issues to securing bandwidth in this presentation from Live Streaming Summit.
More Than Enough Is Too Much: Educational Video Is Overused
Creating educational videos is easy—too easy—and that's a problem. To best reach students, educators need to diversify their presentation tools.
Bitmovin Partners with Yospace to Help Video Publishers and Broadcasters Bypass Ad Blockers and Increase Revenue Up to 25 Percent
With Yospace partnership, Bitmovin can now stitch ads directly into streaming video content, creating a broadcast-like transition between ads and content
Brown Sugar Launches on Roku Devices
Taptica Acquires Tremor Video’s Demand-Side Platform for $50 Million
Deal bolsters mobile advertising platform’s strong U.S. presence
Vizio SmartCast TV Adds Amazon Video For Quick Access to Thousands of Movies and TV Episodes
Users Can Effortlessly Access Content Directly On the Display Via Dedicated Amazon Video Remote Button
Netflix Acquires Millarworld
Comics Legend Mark Millar Joins Forces With the Leading Global Internet Entertainment Platform to Blow Minds Everywhere.