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January 10, 2018

Online Video News

Samsung, Sony, LG, TCL, and Panasonic: A CES 2018 TV Wrap-Up

The living room TV was connected to the internet years ago. Now, it's getting connected to intelligent home networks full of Wi-Fi-enabled appliances.

Apple Joins Alliance for Open Media: What Does it Mean?

While Apple's technical motives might be simple, their strategic motives appear more complicated: If it wants to build a video service that competes with Netflix and Amazon, it has to deliver to all devices, not just its own.

ComScore and Sling Partner on Cross-Platform Measurement Solution

Dish has offered cross-platform addressable ad buying since 2012, and now it's adding validated third-party campaign measurement.

Featured Articles

The Need for Speed, Part 2: Operational Speed – An Essential Element of Success

Turning on a dime is the new reality for media companies, and the move to IP-based production and cloud services is making that possible

The Need for Speed in a Changing Media Landscape

The explosion in video content—along with a whole new array of video categories like VR, AR, and MR—means that technology needs to move faster than ever to keep up.

CES '18: Paying for Content with Data Instead of Dollars

Consumers are increasingly willing to exchange personal data for video content, but services need to be aware of generational differences and the balance between being targeted and being creepy

Short Cuts

Video: Will the Demands of 4K and VR Push Us From Deep Cloud Apps to Edge Cloud Apps?

Qwilt's Mark Fisher explains how the unprecedented capacity and latency demands of 4K/UHD and VR streaming are driving new demands for cloud edge apps for effective delivery.

Video: How to Use Metrics and Experience Strategy to Increase Viewer Engagement

Conviva's Ed Haslam discusses the combination of QoE and other metrics that contribute to a data-driven experience strategy for looking beyond content to improve user engagement with online and OTT video.

The Industry

Breaking Windows: It's Time to Change the Movie Release System

The current windowed release system is slow to put premium movies online. Hollywood is prioritizing its short-term profits, but could hurt itself in the long run.

Industry News

Float Left Announces Complete End-to-End OTT and TVE Solution, Flicast

Float Left, the leading provider of OTT and TVE solutions for the world’s most prolific media brands, announced today that they will be offering a complete end-to-end solution, through their licensed-based product offering, Flicast.

castLabs Announces DRMtoday API Integration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) Live and On-Demand Video Workflows

castLabs, a global pioneer in premium digital video technology, has today announced API integration between castLabs’ DRMtoday cloud content licensing service and AWS Elemental MediaConvert and AWS Elemental MediaPackage services.

CBS All Access Now Available on Amazon Channels

CBS All Access Offers Full Seasons of Current Primetime, Daytime and Late Night CBS Shows, CBS Classics, Plus Live Streaming of Local CBS Stations and CBS All Access Original Series like “Star Trek: Discovery” and More

TiVo Introduces Next-Gen Platform, a Game-Changing TV Solution

Cloud-powered, Device-agnostic, Flexible Platform Enables Operators to Better Adapt to Evolving Needs of Their Customers

Accedo Collaborates with Google Cloud to Power The Video Experience for Global Media & Entertainment