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October 09, 2017

Online Video News

Facebook Rights Manager Works With Three Third-Party Providers

Content owners can now rely on Friend MTS, MarkMonitor, and Zefr to detect infringing live or on-demand videos on Facebook. And then they can profit from them.

New Video Meetup Features Streaming Media Editors

The SMAdvancedForum video meetup looks to resurrect the spirit and substance of the Streaming Media Advanced Forum email list of yore, and launches this Thursday.

Video Starts Up 26%, Ad Views Up 17% in Q2 2017, Finds FreeWheel

Viewers are embracing new streaming video options and are turning away from broadcast TV. Advertisers are shifting their budgets in response.

Featured Articles

The Interoperability Challenge: Is OTT Ready for Standards?

OTT companies innovate to differentiate their products from their competitors' products, but for the industry to reach its potential, they'll have to cooperate.

The Resistance Is Streaming: How Online Video Will Save America

People are angry and they're using online video to get organized. Discover the Resistance Media Collective, an organization run by creative pros who never thought of themselves as activists—until now.

Short Cuts

Video: How Much More Storage Will 4K and HDR Demand?

Bruce Ross of IBM Cloud Object Storage discusses the skyrocketing storage requirements brought on by the advent of 4K and HDR video, and the challenges of object storage in the cloud.

Video: What 360 Streaming Can Deliver That Other Media Can't

NBC News 360 VR Video Specialist Edwin Rogers discusses the unique ability of live 360 VR streaming as a news platform to put viewers in the center of the action at world events in this clip from Live Streaming Summit.

Streams of Thought

Is Apple's Move to HEVC About Effectiveness or Efficiency?

The latest macOS includes support for HEVC, but not for older Macs. In the rush to support higher resolutions and lower files sizes, are too many people being left out?

The Producer's View

The Changing Face (and Price) of the On-Prem Video Encoder

The last few years have seen huge changes in how video encoding gets done, and that means new pricing options. Explore the various choices before making a decision.

Industry News

Evolution Digital Launches New Live Streaming Service for Cable Operators Nationwide

App-based streaming video service, eVue-Now, delivers skinny bundles to the leading consumer-owned streaming and mobile devices

Fastly Launches Media Shield to Optimize High-Traffic Streaming

Fastly now powers major brands including A+E Networks, Brightcove, Dish Network, and Vimeo