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April 11, 2018

Online Video News

HLS and H.264 Top Dogs in 2018 Encoding.com Global Format Report

The strong got stronger in 2017, with HLS and H.264 growing while VP9 took a tumble. Despite all the noise around 4K, it still isn't used much.

Vimeo Debuts a Live and On-Demand OTT Subscription App Solution

The video sharing site also doubles down on business customers at NAB, debuting an eCDN, a hardware encoder, and more.

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.

Featured Articles

The State of Media and Entertainment 2018

Viewers opened their wallets to skinny bundles and SVOD services last year, and there's more where that came from.

Commentary: HEVC and AV1—A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Video Codec Race

For the streaming industry, NAB will be all about HEVC vs. AV1. Here's a look at the most important issues to consider when evaluating the two codecs.

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.

Spotlights

NAB 2018: Zype Talks Social Media Multicasting

Streaming Media's Anthony Burokas interviews Zype's Ed Laczynski at NAB 2018.

NAB 2018: Tulix Talks Quality Live Streaming at Optimal Cost

Streaming Media's Anthony Burokas interviews Tulix's George Bokuchava at NAB 2018.

Industry News

Deluxe Launches New Platform to Unify Global Content Creation and Distribution

Deluxe One brings together everything creators and distributors of all sizes need to reach more audiences

Teradek Announces VidiU Go: A Bonded Cellular HEVC Live Streaming Solution

IBM Aspera Debuts IBM Aspera On Cloud at NAB 2018

Ooyala and Avid Collaborate on Media Asset Management Solution, Giving Content Companies Additional Flexibility

Panasonic Demonstrates Compatibility of 360-Degree Camera with Haivision Encoding, LiveScale Distribution for Ultimate 360 Live Workflow