March 14, 2018
Online Video News
Revenues for U.S. Pay TV to Plummet 26% Between 2015 and 2023
Cord-cutting and -trimming are taking a heavy toll on the pay TV industry. The good news is that most of the damage has already been done.
MLB, YouTube TV Expand Mutual Promotion Agreement for Two Seasons
After working together in 2017, MLB and YouTube TV decide they can help themselves by helping each other. Also, MLB signs a streaming exclusive with Facebook for 25 games.
Over 60% of Free Trial Users Will Pay for Service: Vimeo Report
Luring potential customers with a free trial is essential for OTT services, finds Vimeo, but be sure to offer signups through an app.
Facebook Introduces New 360°/VR Video Quality Metric
VR and 360° video has all of the compression-related issues of flat video, and then some. Facebook's new metrics, called SSIM360 and 360QVM, might simplify quality analysis for developers in the future, particularly if Facebook open sources the metrics.
Now Accepting Best of NAB Nominations
Making big news at NAB? If you want to be considered for our sixth-annual Best of NAB awards, read on to find out how to submit your nomination.
Moving Beyond Convenience To Deliver Truly Personalized Content
The successful video services of the future will be built on leveraging AI, achieving TV-like quality of service, and emphasizing the mobile viewing experience.
Movies Anywhere Welcomes FandangoNow, Strengthening the Digital Movie Ecosystem
Movies Anywhere and FandangoNOW together will further empower consumers to manage their digital movies, including today’s highly anticipated release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Magewell Adds HDR Support to Select Cards in Popular Pro Capture Family
New High Dynamic Range ingest capabilities help users create visibly superior productions with increased contrast and richer colors
Primestream to Launch End-To-End IP Stream Workflow at NAB 2018
New solution enables the capture of SDI and Web streams through a single Media Over IP platform