September 13, 2017

Online Video News

TiVo Sees Two Kinds of Pay TV Customers: The Fickle and the Loyal

A global survey by TiVo sees two distinct types of pay TV customers. Operators need to approach them differently in order to keep them happy.

Bitmovin Survey: HLS Still Dominates, but DASH is on the Rise

Bitmovin surveyed respondents across the globe, finding the lowest DASH usage in the U.S. and the highest in APAC and LATAM.

Wowza Adds Sub-Two Second Latency to Streaming Cloud Service

When seconds matter, even a little latency is too much. Wowza promises it can send a video stream around the globe in two seconds or less.

Featured Articles

Podcasters Woo the Media at Third IAB Podcast Upfront in NYC

With revenues soaring to $220 million this year and popular series becoming mainstream sensations, times have never been better for podcasters.

AV1: A Status Update

Netflix and YouTube could start using AV1 as soon as early 2018, while hardware implementations will take much longer.

MP3: The End of the Beginning, or a New Dawn?

MP3 may be the VHS to other audio formats' better-quality Betamax, but it's here to stay, especially now that the format is royalty-free.

Short Cuts

Video: How to Meet the Challenges of Multi-Platform UX Design

NBC Universal's Moritz Gimbel and Vimeo's Will True discuss the difficulties of designing user experiences for multiple platforms from browsers to OTT in this clip from Streaming Media East 2017.

Video: Will UHD and HDR Live Streaming Require Higher Frame Rates?

Harmonic's Ian Trow discusses the escalating frame rates associated with UHD/4K and HDR delivery as those tec

Industry News

Imagine Communications to Host Thought-Leadership Sessions at IBC2017

Popular ImagineLIVE Power Sessions and Master Classes presented throughout annual exhibition and conference

Canal+ Equips TV Production Teams with Wirecast Gear for Flexible Event-Based Live Streaming

Festival de Cannes, America’s Cup Sailing and Champion’s League Final all streamed live to Dailymotion, Facebook and other social networks with Wirecast

LiveU Expands Solo Portfolio to Enhance Live Streaming Productions

Expanded portfolio now includes an HDMI version, the Solo Studio featuring cloud-based graphics production tools, and iOS app