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April 04, 2018

Online Video News

Adobe Unveils a Variety of Video Editing Tools Ahead of NAB Show

With an emphasis on creating strong viewer experiences and serving files to multiple platforms, Adobe kicks off NAB.

Start-Up Time Rated Most Important Factor for Streaming Services

In a maturing video service market, instant starts are crucial for keeping customers entertained. Even a brief delay means they'll look elsewhere.

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.

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: Can Standards Make the Ad Ecosystem Easier to Manage?

Bitmovin's Stefan Lederer discusses ad-insertion standards and how to deploy them in this clip from Streaming Media West.

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.

Industry News

Datazoom launches Adaptive Video Logistics platform at NAB after closing first round of funding

Datazoom’s powerful Adaptive Video Logistics platform promises video distributors more efficient, effective, and faster data acquisition from their video players.

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.