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October 11, 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

Women Are From Hulu, Men Are From YouTube, Says Nielsen Data

Thanks to its new Nielsen Streaming Meter, the measurement specialist is able to give a better look at the overall streaming audience and what they're watching.

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.

Short Cuts

Video: Choosing a Web Distribution Platform

Jan Ozer discusses the leading web services for delivering a stream to multiple outputs--Technologies for Live Streaming to Multiple Platforms--and the key differentiating factors between them--in this clip from Live Streaming Summit.

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.

The Video Doctor

Expert Tips for Creating a Better Facebook Live Experience

A little planning beforehand will ensure that a Facebook Live broadcast goes smoothly. Here are tips from an experienced live event producer.

Industry News

Marvel Launches Marvel HQ on YouTube and the YouTube Kids App

Marvel HQ Featuring Kids and Family Entertainment Debuted Today

Epiphan Video’s Webcaster X2 is the first compact encoder to stream live to Facebook at 1080p

Epiphan Video, a leader in professional audiovisual capture, recording, and streaming products, announces an update to Epiphan Webcaster X2 to support 1080p live streaming to Facebook.

Minnesota "Vikings Now" App is First NFL Team to Stream on Amazon Fire TV

Following the launch of the Minnesota Vikings Now app on the dotstudioPRO platform, the Vikings Entertainment Network is the first National Football League (NFL) team to stream content on Amazon Fire TV.