September 18, 2017

Online Video News

IBC '17: Kantar Offers Facebook Video Metrics

Comparisons between video performance on Twitter and Facebook offer advertisers and broadcasters a new layer of understanding audience behavior

Two Strikes and You’re Out: Limelight Measures Viewer Sentiment

Almost 60% of viewers will move on after the second time a video buffers, Limelight finds in its 2017 State of Online Video report.

Wowza ClearCaster Streams up to 1080p to Facebook Live

Wowza's first hardware appliance is a rack-mountable unit that can stream 1080p with real-time stream monitoring using Facebook Live's new Live API

Featured Articles

Facebook Primes Watch for Video Explosion in IBC Keynote

The social network pitches its new video service as the community-based OTT platform broadcasters have been waiting for.

Hulu Notes How Television Has Changed: Report From DMEXCO '17

Not long ago, programmers told viewers when their favorite shows would air and when they needed to watch. Now, viewers hold the power—while programmers and marketers need to keep up.

3 Ways YouTube Videos Define Our Culture: Report from DMEXCO '17

YouTube is no longer an alternative to mainstream culture. More than ever, YouTube defines it. A YouTube exec details the site's unique role.

Short Cuts

Video: The Cost of Delivering Low-Quality Video

Touchstream's Mitch Askenas outlines the fiscal consequences--and damage to an organization's reputation--of delivering bad video experiences to subscribers and other end users.

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

SRT Open Source Video Transport Project Adds Fast File Transfer and Stream Multiplexing

Widely supported for low latency video streaming, freely available SRT now helps organizations reduce infrastructure cost with support for file transport and simplified IT workflows

Evergent Empowers SPNI to Onboard New Customers for ‘SonyLIV’ and Monetize Live Sports

Evergent’s Comprehensive Revenue and User Lifecycle Management Platform Supports Identity, Entitlements, Product Catalog and Payments Across Two Major Media Platforms and Multiple Devices

Evergent to Power User Management and Monetization for Media & Entertainment Customers on Google Cloud Platform

Evergent’s Subscription, Billing, and User Lifecycle Management Solutions Enable Video Providers to Deliver Highly Personalized TV Viewing Experiences

VITEC Unveils Unparalleled HEVC Video Quality With Its Field-Proven MGW Ace Encoder at IBC2017

Market-Leading Portable, Hardware-Based HEVC Encoder Delivers Unparalleled Video Streaming Quality and Advanced Features for Demanding Streaming Applications

Harmonic Improves OTT Delivery With Expanded Media Orchestration Workflow Capabilities

Telestream and IBM Aspera Enable Near Real-time Remote Live Video Capture and Production

Vantage with Lightspeed Live Capture powered by Aspera enables high-quality streaming to remote production teams for near real-time editing and production over standard IP networks