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October 23, 2017

Online Video News

Nielsen Offers Netflix Ratings, But How Accurate Are They?

Paying customers will finally gain some insight into Netflix viewing numbers, but Nielsen's measurement is limited to video streamed to a TV set.

Netflix, Amazon, Other Studios Bring Piracy Lawsuit on TickBox

The hardware vendor claims its devices are completely legal since they don't host or download pirated content. It's the third-party software that does the infringing.

NBCU and Snap Create Studio for Mobile Video Production

The joint venture will make original series for a mobile audience. The Duplass brothers are the first to sign on, and have been given a free hand in what they create.

Featured Articles

Pay TV Operators Need to Evolve the Viewing Experience With OTT

The future of television isn't with over-the-top or pay TV alone, ZoneTV says, but with an AI-driven combined viewing experience that blends the best of both.

Season Two of Go90's Streaming Hit MVP Plays in the Big Leagues

There are some major sports stars on Go90 series MVP—including New England Patriot Rob Gronkowski, one of the show's producers—but they're not the ones throwing pitches.

Short Cuts

Video: Why Does Personalization Matter in OTT?

NeuLion's Phil Green discusses how personalization can help content providers engage and keep OTT viewers and subscribers in this clip from Live Streaming Summit.

Video: What Does the Shift to "Social First" Mean for Media Brands?

Brightcove's Anil Jain, Keli Network's Michael Philippe, and Dailymotion's Claudia Page discuss changes in the way users discover and consume content online and OTT, and how this shift impacts media brands in this clip from Streaming Media East.

The Producer's View

Comparing Quality Metrics Up and Down the Encoding Ladder

How can publishers compare video quality at different resolutions? There's the theoretically correct answer and then there's how it's generally done.

Industry News

Touchstream launches StreamCAM, Its Cloud-Based Service for Live Linear OTT Streams

Touchstream, the leading provider of video streaming content availability monitoring, today announces StreamCAM, Stream Content Availability Monitor, its comprehensive cloud-based service for live linear OTT streams.

Reuters launches next generation live video service for news broadcasters and digital publishers on Reuters Connect platform

Osprey Video Announces USB Video Bridge Devices for Capturing Broadcast-Quality Video to USB 3.0-Equipped Computers

Osprey Video today announced the launch of the USB Video Bridge line of stand-alone video-capture devices. Due to increased demand across many market verticals, the company has ramped up production of its USB Video Bridge line of stand-alone video-captur

Optic Communications Launches Pay-TV Services With Espial Elevate in Under 90 Days

Enters SaaS Agreement With Espial for Predictable Delivery, Costs, and Innovation