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November 29, 2017

Online Video News

Adobe Sees Massive TV Everywhere Growth From Single Sign-On

When pay TV subscribers don't need to hunt for their authentication credentials, they watch more TVE content. A lot more, Adobe reports.

AWS Elemental Announces 5 Services to Streamline Video Workflows

Spend less time creating or managing infrastructure and more time innovating, touts AWS. Its services simplify live and on-demand streaming.

Majority of Viewers Expect Problems in OTT Sports Streams

According to a survey by YouGov, sponsored by Phenix, nearly three-quarters of fans expect some sort of issue, whether buffering, delays, poor picture quality, or even complete service loss.

Featured Articles

Apple Got It Wrong: Encoding Specs for HEVC in HLS

Adding HEVC to your HLS streams is looking like a no brainer, but if you decide to do so, you may not want to take Apple's HEVC encoding recommendations verbatim. You'll deliver noticeably higher quality video if you follow the advice detailed below.

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.

Short Cuts

Video: Is WebRTC the Silver Bullet for Network Latency?

Streaming Video Alliance's Jason Thibeault and Limelight's Charley Thomas address the question of whether WebRTC provides a viable solution for network latency issues in this panel from Live Streaming Summit.

Video: Is Apple's HEVC Support a Game-Changer for Content Providers?

Bitmovin's Stefan Lederer and Twitch's Tarek Amara discuss the changing market dynamics of HEVC in the current codec climate.

Industry News

PGi and Hive Streaming Join Forces to Bring Enterprise Video to TalkPoint and iMeetLive Webcasting Customers

Integration Optimizes the Utilization of Existing Bandwidth on Enterprise Networks for Enhanced Video Streaming Experience

Leading Curated Streaming Platform MUBI to Launch on VRV Platform

Taplytics Unveils New TV App Testing Support for Apple TV, Android TV, and Amazon Fire TV Apps

With OTT streaming video services predicted to reach 333.2 million global subscriptions by 2019, Taplytics aims to bring A/B testing and optimization to popular TV apps.