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March 19, 2018

Online Video News

Shift From Live Linear TV Viewing Is Increasing, Says Parks

Younger viewers especially get much of their live video from online sources. Pay TV customers need to shift their offerings to stay relevant.

NBC Plans Streaming News Service Aimed at Younger Viewers

Younger people prefer to get their news online, so NBC News will launch a streaming service available without authentication.

HEVC Advance Cuts Content Fees on Streaming

HEVC Advance is eliminating subscription and title-by-title royalty fees for non-physical content distribution, and it's adding reduced royalty rates for low-end consumer devices.

Featured Articles

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.

Short Cuts

Video: Three Ways to Replace Flash for Low-Latency Live Streaming

Limelight's Charlie Kraus discusses three emerging strategies for delivering low-latency live streaming in the post-Flash era.

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


Powerful new modules strengthening service and security

Announcing the Launch of All-in-one Vplayed Online Video Platform

Vplayed, a top-tier next-generation video solution for broadcasters, media professionals and enterprises providing an accessible online video platform to deliver video content through video on demand, OTT and live streaming solutions.

Telestream Introduces World’s First Integrated Closed Caption Inserter & Multiscreen Live Streaming Solution

Telestream responds to user calls for broadcast enterprise scalable and social media-compatible caption insertion on multiple live streams with zero re-encoding and re-streaming

TDG: All Major TV Networks Will Offer A Direct-to-Consumer Streaming Service By 2022

New Report Examines Emerging 'Media Tribalism' and the Growth of Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) Subscription Services

Wazee Digital’s Cloud Asset Management Business Trusts Telestream Cloud

Cloud-native solution enables media rights holders to enrich, monetize, and deliver their high-value content to distribution partners and viewers worldwide

Zixi ZEN Master Enables Scalable Live IP Video at NAB 2018

Zixi, an industry leader for enabling dependable, live broadcast-quality video over the public Internet, will showcase ZEN (Zixi Enabled Network) Master, a cloud-delivered set of capabilities that reduce the complexity of live/live-linear workflows, at NA

Unreel Partners With Adventure Sports Network (ASN) to Launch New OTT Platform, Bringing Video Streaming to Outdoor Sports Enthusiasts

With available OTT video streaming, ASN will be the gateway to the adventure sports world, allowing users to explore the outdoors from the indoors.