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March 26, 2018

Online Video News

YouTube Lets Desktop Streamers Go Live Without an Encoder

While YouTube made encoder setup easy, it was still a hurdle for some. Now, Chrome users can stream live with no setup required.

Deloitte Sees Value Gap Between What Pay TV Viewers Want and Get

Consumers no longer understand the point of having access to hundreds of channels they never watch, with all generations dissatisfied.

Cheddar Announces $22M Funding, Will Launch Second News Network

Cheddar Big News will debut next month, offering national news, sports, and weather without panels or partisan bickering.

Featured Articles

Moscow State Updates VQMT With New Metrics

Moscow State University's Video Quality Measurement Tool was already good. Enhancements in the new version, including new metrics and the ability to run multiple analyses simultaneously, make it even better.

How to Create a Live HLS Feed With HEVC

It's not easy, but it can be done, as long as you have the right tool and know the tricks. Here are eight steps to success using Softvelum Nimble Streamer.

The State of Video and AI 2018

The machines aren't taking over; they're just helping video publishers achieve their goals more efficiently and effectively.

Industry News

Pay-TV operators are failing to provide the positive customer experience consumers expect, research shows

• 85% of consumers expect pay-TV providers to be able to consistently provide a positive customer experience, a new Paywizard survey reveals • Close to third have actually experienced a negative interaction or issue with a provider • More than a quart

Verizon Digital Media Services helps Tennis Channel stream more than 2,000 live and VOD matches in 2018

Verizon Digital Media Services’ all-new Live Event Operations managed service also recently powered BNP Paribas Open within the Tennis Channel app

HBO Chooses Wazee Digital for Archiving Endangered Formats

Wazee Digital Core Preserves HBO's Legacy Sports Content Using AS-02 While Providing an Easy Way to Search and Download the Assets

Unified Streaming announces new HEVC and HDR support for Apple devices

By creating content dynamically on demand, the plugin generates fMP4 with HLS just like any other output, based on the existing storage format.