March 05, 2018
Online Video News
YouTube Brings Automatic Captions, Location Tags to Live Streams
Live video gets a little more inclusive, as YouTube brings automatic English captioning to live streams. Also, location tags let viewers search by geography.
Facebook Is Overtaking YouTube for Live Mobile Video Streaming
A report from Openwave Mobility shows that Facebook live video is already more popular in some regions, and buffering is still a major problem.
U.S. Now Has 125M Streaming Subscriptions, Says Futuresource
The SVOD and skinny bundle markets are picking up subscribers, although they're still far smaller than the pay TV industry.
Streaming Forum Keynote: Sky Spins Up New Channels in Minutes
Sky principal streaming architect Jeff Webb shared how a move from appliance-based workflows to container-based workflows now means that the broadcaster can spin up new channels in minutes, a process that used to take up to 4 weeks
Buyers' Guide to Content- and Context-Aware Encoding 2018
A new generation of encoders looks at the context of content to deliver better video playback and higher efficiency. Here's what publishers need to know about CAE.
DIY: Streaming to Multiple Destinations
Want to stream to YouTube, Facebook, and Twitch, but don't need a commercial streaming service and don't mind doing a bit of coding? Read on!
Video: Why Does Bad Bot Traffic Happen to Good Websites?
Distil Networks' Charlie Minesinger explains what draws bad bot traffic to commercial websites and offers some statistics and analysis on current bot behavior.
Video: How to Use Rebuffering Metrics to Optimize Delivery
At Content Delivery Summit 2017, Jon Alexander explain why rebuffering metrics are so critical to gauging end-user QoE and pinpointing delivery issues, and how analysis of those metrics can help content publishers optimize delivery with great specificity.
Qumu Announces the Release of Software-Based iPTV
Qumu iPTV allows organizations to leverage existing infrastructure, deploy television streams on any device
SMPTE and Eagle Hill Consulting Team to Deliver C-Suite Webcast Series
Quarterly Webcasts Focus on Corporate Culture and Values, Change Management, Performance, and Technology Transition Strategies