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May 02, 2018

Online Video News

Twitter Boasts Partnerships With Over 30 Publishers at NewFront

News, entertainment, and sports brands want to work with Twitter to stream live niche programming to an engaged, lean-forward audience.

Amazon Exclusive Streamer for '18, '19 NFL Thursday Night Games

Prime subscribers around the world will be able to tune in for 11 games per season, with Amazon reportedly paying $65 million each year.

Twitter Now Makes Over Half its Revenue From Video Ads: Q1 Report

The short message platform has turned into a video powerhouse, generating revenue from video ads both in the U.S. and abroad.

Featured Articles

How to Score, Enhance, and Caption Videos with YouTube Creator Studio

The editing capabilities found in YouTube's backend aren't going to compete with nonlinear editors like Adobe Premiere Pro, but there are some powerful and unique tools that make simple editing projects even simpler.

Mastering a Hybrid Log Gamma Workflow for Live HDR Video

Sooner or later, any event producer might be asked to create a live video stream with an HDR viewing option. This primer on Hybrid Log Gamma workflows is a good place to start.

Spotlights

NAB 2018: Harmonic Talks SaaS-Based UHD/HDR Live Sports Streaming

Streaming Media's Anthony Burokas interviews Harmonic Director, Market Development Jean Macher in the Harmonic booth at NAB 2018.

NAB 2018: VDMS Talks End-to-End Live Event Managed Services

Streaming Media's Anthony Burokas interviews Verizon Digital Media Services CMO Mary Kay Evans in the Verizon booth an NAB 2018.

NAB 2018: Akamai Talks OTT, Hacking, and DDoS Protection

Streaming Media's Anthony Burokas interviews Akamai Director, Industry Marketing Shane Keats in the Akamai booth at NAB 2018.

NAB 2018: Lightcast Talks Cloud Media Management and Delivery

Streaming Media's Anthony Burokas interviews Lightcast's Andreas Kisslinger in the Lightcast's booth at NAB 2018.

NAB 2018: Magewell Talks UltraStream Standalone Encoders

Streaming Media's Anthony Burokas interviews Magewell's Mike Nann in the Magewell booth at NAB 2018.

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.

Short Cuts

Video: How to Price and Position Your SVOD Offering

Vimeo's Jamison Tilsner discusses the intricacies of SVOD pricing and positioning in this clip from Streaming Media West.

Video: Does Cost-Optimization Outweigh Performance When Choosing a CDN Strategy?

Streamroot's Gautier Demonde, CBS Interactive's Zac Shenker, and Televisa's Rodrigo Violante discuss the factors large publishers prioritize when developing a content delivery strategy.

Streams of Thought

Streaming Options for Foreign Travelers Are Improving—Slowly

When it comes to subscription video on-demand, increasingly you can take it with you. Some services now let subscribers stream while abroad.

Industry News

Northern Waves Morning Agenda & Speakers Revealed

Cinedigm Partners With Gatherer Entertainment, Disrupting Traditional TV Viewing by Launching a Female-First, Curated Over-The-Top Subscription Service

Led by Broadway and Television Veteran Jenna Segal, Gatherer Entertainment SVOD Service Personalizes Users’ Viewing Experiences with Curated Content Including Original Series, Feature Films, Short-Form Content, Podcasts and Community Features

Sports Illustrated TV (SI TV) Launches Direct-to-Consumer Service Expanding Subscription Video-on-Demand Distribution

SI TV Rapidly Widening Distribution Options for Consumers On the Heels of Launching its First Linear Distribution on fuboTV

Hybrik Announces Support for NAGRA NexGuard Forensic Watermarking

Allows identification and tracking of high-value media assets