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January 31, 2018

Online Video News

AV1 Beats VP9 and HEVC on Quality, if You've Got Time, says Moscow State

Latest codec quality comparison study finds AV1 tops on quality, but far behind on speed, and that VP9 beats out HEVC. Moscow State also launched Subjectify.us, a new service for subjectively comparing video quality.

42% Won't Spend Over $20 Per Month on Streaming Subscriptions

A survey from Phenix finds that many households keep their streaming budgets low, and suggests poor-quality live streaming is the reason why.

Twitter Prepares Snapchat-Like Feature for Easy Video Sharing

While Twitter wants to learn a video lesson from Snapchat, walled garden Snapchat is learning to play nice with Twitter and Facebook.

Featured Articles

Demystifying Live Video: 4 Steps to a Compelling Experience

Creating a live event is a smart way to attract attention, engage an audience, and even make some money. Here's a simple roadmap for live video success.

NASCAR Puts Racing Fans in the Driver's Seat—at 190 MPH

Thanks to a collaboration between NASCAR and Twitter, fans were able to stream live video from behind the wheel with their favorite drivers. That's only the latest example of how NASCAR is using social networks to boost engagement.

Short Cuts

Video: What is the Best Way to Move Streams Across Unmanaged Networks?

Haivision CTO Mahmoud Al-Daccak discusses the challenges of delivering low-latency streams across unmanaged networks in varying use cases at Streaming Media West 2017.

Video: How to Stream to Multiple Destinations With Switchboard Live

Switchboard Live CEO & Co-founder Rudy Ellis offers a quick how-to on streaming simultaneously to multiple platforms with Switchboard Live and describes how several companies have made it work for them.

The Producer's View

Three Truths About Virtual Reality Success From a VR Novice

The creativity behind immersive VR filmmaking is only matched by the software engineering creativity that makes this type of video possible.

Industry News

Dailymotion Teams Up with Stadium, Expanding its Roster of Premium Content Partners

Alchimie and Unified Streaming extend partnership for future-proof video delivery

By installing the all-in-one-solution webserver plugin known as Unified Origin, Alchimie has been able to offer stable, scalable live and on-demand streaming to all its partners.

StreamGuys Unveils Powerful New Upgrade of SGrecast Live Stream Recording and Repurposing Platform

New 24/7 AudioLoggers, content management enhancements and expanded administrative controls streamline workflows for transforming live radio streams into lucrative podcasts and side channels