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April 09, 2018

Online Video News

Household Video Budgets Dropping, Multiplatform Viewing Is Down

U.S. viewers are cocooning in front of their TVs, spending less at movie theaters and streaming more to their televisions.

Nielsen Grabix Enhanced With Gracenote Data on Real-Time Viewing

Thanks to the inclusion of Gracenote video automatic content recognition, Grabix has eyes on 40 million connected televisions.

ESPN Unveils Long-Awaited ESPN+ Service, Debuting April 12

Sports-lovers will find plenty to watch in the OTT service, including hundreds of MLB, NHL, and MLS games, but they won't find a replacement for cable.

Featured Articles

Facebook, Netflix, and Google Lead Streaming Media East Speaker Lineup

It's the only event that covers the entire online video ecosystem, from live streaming to OTT and video marketing and advertising. We're celebrating our 20th anniversary with our best lineup of speakers and content yet—and a giveaway you won't want to miss.

OTT Deployment in the Cloud

By partnering with a SaaS service provider, broadcasters and OTT and SVOD services can rest assured quality of service and quality of experienc will be monitored and maximized.

DIY: Rudimentary Audio Streaming

For the second installment in our do-it-yourself series, we look at how to set up a very basic audio stream between two computers on the same LAN. While the coding is simple, the concepts underneath are crucial to an understanding of how streaming works.

Short Cuts

Video: How to Use Live Content to Push Viewers to Other Platforms

LiveU's Claudia Barbiero, Funny or Die's Dustin Butler, and Oomba TV's David Compton discuss strategies for re-using live content to drive viewers to other platforms.

Industry News

Insys Video Technologies Announces API integration with Amazon Web Services to Streamline OTT Video Management and Delivery

Integration enables OTT service providers to efficiently organize and transform their live channels and content libraries, and deliver them to viewers as rich user experiences

Verimatrix Enhances Verspective Analytics with Powerful New Business Intelligence Functionality for Deeper Insights

Taking Full Advantage of the Verimatrix Secure Cloud, Verspective Intelligence Enables Better Data-Driven Decisions across an Organization

NAGRA and KT Skylife expand content protection partnership with NexGuard watermarking

Latest deployment of NexGuard watermarking technology allows KT Skylife to meet MovieLabs requirements while giving subscribers access to the best content and safeguarding against piracy

Ooyala Simplifies Video Operations With New Ooyala Flex Media Platform

Advanced Content Supply Chain Optimization Platform Vastly Reduces the Cost and Complexity of Content Creation, Orchestration and Distribution

British Broadcaster Deploys KeyOS MultiKey Service from BuyDRM To Secure Its Premium Digital Content

KeyOS Platform’s Multi-DRM Support Enables the Best User Experience On Today’s Popular User Platforms

iStreamPlanet Announces New “Orbis” Direct-To-Consumer OTT Streaming Platform

TVU Networks Removes Barriers to Video Production and Distribution with New Story-Centric Workflow Approach

TVU MediaMind Platform Automates Content Indexing and Production

Enhanced Telestream Multiscreen Video Monitoring Reduces Consumer Churn; Speeds Up Issue Detection & Resolution Times

Unique, virtualized probes speed up service deployment and ensure QoE for consumers on any device

Primestream to Launch Xchange Public API and Configuration Framework at NAB 2018

Xchange also gains new features for simplified configuration

nanocosmos promotes scalable interactive live streaming with WebRTC.live in combination with nanoStream Cloud.

nanocosmos enables scalable interactive live streaming with a true plugin-free end-to-end workflow.