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November 20, 2017

Online Video News

Looking for OTT Commonalities, Conviva Finds a Range of Methods

As streaming quality becomes crucial to the OTT video industry, a report finds a lack of standardization and established benchmarks.

Enterprise Study Shows Embrace of Video for Multiple Use Cases

Employees are creating more videos than they did one year ago, and those videos are being used in a variety of internal and external channels.

Philo Launches a Sports-Free Lower Priced Skinny Bundle

While it offers no network or sports channels, the $16 per month price is attractive, and comes with an on-demand library and cloud DVR.

Featured Articles

HEVC in HLS: How Does It Affect Device Performance?

If you're adding HEVC to your HLS video, you're likely concerned about the playback frame rate and battery live on the iPhones, iPads, and computers to which you're delivering. We tested a range of devices, and found the CPU impact to be negligible on most of them.

Take Back Control of Content Rights with Forensic Watermarking

Forensic watermarking allows rights holders to ID pirates within 15 seconds of the content appearing on an illicit site or platform

SMW 17: Beamr's Dror Gill Talks Integrated Video Encoding and Optimization

Streaming Media's Tim Siglin interviews Beamr CTO Dror Gill at Streaming Media West 2017.

Short Cuts

Video: How Can We Deliver 360 VR Streaming Beyond 4K?

Nokia's Devon Copley discusses the challenges throughout the pipeline for streaming 6K or 8K VR/360, and how viewport-adaptive streaming provides an interim solution.

Video: What Defines a Successful Media-Based App?

Ingest.io's Jamie Stackhouse defines what contributes to the success of a VOD platform or other media-based app by balancing key cost and performance factors.

Industry News

Ramp and West Announce Partnership to Optimize Enterprise Video Streaming

Industry leaders team up to streamline video delivery behind the firewall

Cinemood Brings Disney E-books and Videos to Its Smart Projector

3-in-1 Magic Cinema Projects Family Entertainment Anytime, Anywhere.

Element Electronics Announces Availability of 4K Ultra HD Element Roku TV with High Dynamic Range

Element Roku TV Offers the Best in Streaming Entertainment with Simple-to-Use Remote and Navigation and Stunning 4K HDR Picture Quality

Daily Pop Culture Program "Page Six TV" to Be Streamed on Hulu Day After Broadcast

New Nationally Syndicated Show From NY Post and Endemol Shine North America To Debut on Hulu Tomorrow