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March 12, 2018

Online Video News

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.

With QLED Lineup, Samsung Hopes to Make the TV Invisible

The premium TV maker is focusing on lifestyle features in 2018, creating TVs that blend in with their surroundings so well they almost disappear.

Viewers Unsatisfied by Fragmented OTT Options: Hub Research

Even after choosing four or more streaming services, many viewers are unsatisfied. Aggregation may be the answer, but only if viewers can customize their plans.

Featured Articles

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.

Buyers' Guide to Live Encoders 2018

While nearly any encoder can connect to any streaming service, some encoders make it easier than others. Here's how to choose the right tool for the job.

Buyers' Guide to Per-Title Encoding 2018

If you're not already using per-title encoding, it's time. Here's a guide to choosing the tool that's best for you.

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.

Short Cuts

Video: The Case for Satellite Streaming Over IP for Large-Scale Live Events

GigCasters' Casey Charvet and BlueFrame's Chris Knowlton discuss legacy and emerging workflows for delivering large-scale live events via satellite.

Video: How to Maximize Reach With Niche Audiences on Social Video Platforms

LiveU's Claudia Barbiero, Take One's Troy Witt, and Oomba TV's David Compton discuss strategies for maximizing reach with niche content on Twitch, Facebook Live, and other social platforms in this clip from Live Streaming Summit.

Industry News

Winnov Announces Command Center 2.3, the Latest Version of Its Deployment Monitoring and Management Software

Command Center 2.3 makes management of Cbox recorders easier and deeper partner CMS integrations provide enhanced live streaming and 360-degree VOD experiences

Hybrik Announces Support for Nielsen Watermarking

Adds audio watermarking to on-demand media processing pipeline

Anevia acquires video compression expert Keepixo

Anevia, a leading provider in OTT and IPTV software solutions, has announced an agreement to acquire French-based video compression software expert Keepixo.