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September 25, 2017

Online Video News

W3C Announces Publication of EME as a "Recommendation or Web Standard;" EFF Leaves

Upon publication, the Electronic Freedom Foundation resigned from the World Wide Web Consortium over lack of covenant protecting developers from potential intellectual property lawsuits under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act

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.

Featured Articles

IBC '17: Cisco Says It Will Make IP Better Than Broadcast

Cisco says "IP better than broadcast" initiative is about video-aware networks

IBC '17: Cheap SVOD Bundles Cannot Support Content, says Fox

Fox executive Brian Sullivan argues for a return to aggregation, new mid-priced pay-TV bundles, and traditional media to retain control over premium content

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.

Short Cuts

Video: Best Practices for Building OTT Apps

Lightcast's Andreas Kisslinger offers essential strategie for OTT app building, ranging from navigation tips to insight on how to choose a third-party app builder to the relative merits of customizable templates vs. building from the ground up.

Video: How to Make IP Video Better Than Broadcast

Cisco's Paul Dashner discusses how content providers can improve on the broadcast experience through the usability and flexibility of how they deliver content to customers.

Industry News

LiveEdu to Launch Indiegogo Crowdfunding Campaign

LiveEdu, the live and video tutorial learning platform where you can learn how to build real products is now on Indiegogo.

Intertrust Expands Kiora to Support VR Content

World’s leading secure content delivery platform for transport and offline locations now supports VR content – now on display at IBC 2017

Bottle Rocket Partners with Baltimore Ravens and Launch New Apple TV App

Leveraging Bottle Rocket’s proprietary video distribution platform, The Baltimore Ravens are one of the first NFL teams to offer streaming video on Apple TV