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April 02, 2018

Online Video News

Snapchat Sees Second Layoff Round in a Month, 100 More Cut

Can a leaner and lighter Snap turn things around? After 100 sales team members are let go, Snapchat looks to the future.

AV1 Is Finally Here, but Intellectual Property Questions Remain

Today the Alliance for Open Media froze the AV1 bitstream and released an unoptimized software encoder and decoder; AV1 decode should arrive in several browsers and some content from member companies over the next few months, with hardware implementations in about a year.

Pay TV Meets OTT: 1 in 5 Get Streaming Service Through Pay TV

Parks Associates data shows that 21 percent of pay TV customers subscribe to a streaming service through their account.

Featured Articles

Top 20 Streaming Technologies of the Last 20 Years

It's our 20th anniversary, and so we're taking a look back at the 20 technologies that have dominated—and sometimes frustrated—the streaming media industry over the past 20 years.

The State of WebRTC and Streaming Media 2018

WebRTC holds tremendous promise for adding interactivity and reducing latency in streaming video. Here's a look at where it fits today, and what we should expect of it in the future.

Tutorial: How to Add Interactivity to Your YouTube Videos

It's important for YouTube publishers to create a great user experience for our viewers, and interactivity can help. Here's a walk-through of how to use YouTube's interactive features.

Short Cuts

Video: What Does Low Latency Really Mean?

RealEyes' David Hassoun discusses what low latency is and what it isn't, and sets reasonable expectations for the current content delivery climate.

Video: How Storage Must Change to Meet Mushrooming Video Growth

IBM's Naz Nageer makes the case for a cloud object storage architecture amid exploding storage demands as the video world transitions to 4K and beyond.

Industry News

NAB 2018: TVU Networks Introduces Powerful Cloud-Based Live, Multi-Camera Production Solution

TVU Producer Pro Uses Advanced Technology to Enable Simple Web Based Production For Today’s Social Media and Web Streaming Platforms

DVEO to Highlight AI Based Automated Ad Substitution System at NAB 2018

The Ad Substituter™ IP/25 is a real time automated digital ad substitution system that detects the presence of advertising in digital broadcast media and replaces the ads it finds with designated ads of identical length.

Nuvyyo Expands Lineup With New Tablo Dual Lite

Company Introduces $139.99 USD Over-The-Air DVR for Cord Cutters

Wowza and Live X Team Up for Live "Studio Sessions @ NAB"

Companies to Host Live Broadcast Series from Las Vegas

Open Source Community Widely Adopts SRT Video Streaming Protocol with VLC, GStreamer and Wireshark Support 

New Mozilla Public License will help increase SRT adoption with mobile-friendly development

Australian Broadcasting Corporation Utilizes BuyDRM’s KeyOS MultiKey Service With AWS Media Services

KeyOS API Integration with AWS Media Services Streamlines Live Video Workflows

Interra Systems Becomes Industry's First QC Vendor to Support IAB VAST Protocol

Offering Comprehensive Quality Checks for Dynamic Ad Insertion, BATON Speeds up QC Operations, Improving Video Quality and Monetization

Ericsson Media Solutions Selected by AT&T to Deliver Premier Golf Tournament

Solution responds to increasing demand for high resolution services and enables AT&T viewers to enjoy ultra-high definition (UHD) coverage of one of the world’s premier golf tournaments

Streamroot & castLabs partner to simplify video streaming while providing robust delivery and a better viewer experience

castLabs, a global partner in premium digital video technology, and Streamroot, the provider of the world’s most extensive distributed delivery network for OTT video, announced today their new product integrations.

Float Left Announces Partnership with JW Player, Delivering a Complete OTT Solution for Media Companies

Float Left announces partnership with JW Player in delivering a complete end-to-end OTT and TVE solution.