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January 15, 2018

Online Video News

Turner and Hulu on AT&T/TW Merger: 'This Can't Close Fast Enough'

While the Time Warner-AT&T merger would great a behemoth entertainment company, Turner's CEO says it's needed to compete.

CES '18: Cloud DVRs Are Now Table Stakes, Announces Cisco

Netflix and Amazon have invested enormous budgets creating online video services. With its Infinite Video Platform, Cisco helps other services compete.

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.

Featured Articles

CES '18: Hulu Gives a Sneak Peek at Upcoming UI Improvements

After Hulu overhauled its user interface in May of last year, many subscribers said "Where's my stuff?" Now, Hulu needs to regain its viewers' trust.

CES '18: Crackle, Turner, Oath Look to the Future of TV

Step into the future of immersive storytelling (literally) and subscribe to content bundles based on individual preferences. That's where streaming TV is headed, experts suggest.

CES '18: Giraffic Goes After Streaming Platforms With SDK Release

Customers are willing to pay for streaming services, but expect TV-like quality. A Giraffic SDK helps companies deliver.

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: How Has Large-Scale Content Delivery Changed in the Last 3-5 Years?

Limelight's Brett Mertens, MLBAM's Eric Klein, and Qwilt's Mark Fisher debate the most noteworthy changes in scaled content delivery over the last few years.

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.

Industry News

RealNetworks and Amlogic Expand Partnership for Media Codecs

Amlogic to port next-generation RealMedia HD® to system-on-a-chip (SoC) for smart TVs and streaming media devices

Next Gen TV Reaches Major Milestone With Release of ATSC 3.0 Standards

Five-Year ATSC Standards-Development Process with Hundreds of Volunteers Culminates in World’s First Internet Protocol-based Broadcast TV System

Hulu Grows to Over 17 Million Subscribers in 2017

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

Accedo (https://www.accedo.tv), a video experience pioneer, today announced a collaboration with Google Cloud (https://cloud.google.com/), to provide media and entertainment companies ready access to a single, unified cloud platform to build, transform