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May 07, 2018

Online Video News

YouTube Brings Music Videos to Google Preferred at Brandcast

Addressing lingering brand safety concerns, CEO Wojcicki spelled out how the company is hiring 10,000 employs to look for content violations.

ESPN Brings Live Shows to Twitter and Makes SportsCenter Mobile

The sports publisher is putting its best talent online, and using Twitter and its mobile app to reach its audience throughout the day.

Cisco Exits Pay TV Video Market With Sale to Permira Funds

In a sign of how competitive the video solutions market has become, Cisco exits the pay TV area by dumping assets at a bargain price.

Featured Articles

Best Practices for Premium Video Streaming, Part 1

In this first installment in a series of articles looking at best practices for delivering premium video content, we look at managing the first mile.

HQ Trivia and the Race to Ultra-Low Latency Live Streaming

Live video is getting interactive requiring bidirectional communication with low latency. Companies like Ex Machina, Haivision, nanocosmos, and Wowza—as well as the SRT Alliance—are working on solutions.

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: Best Practices for Building Out an OTT Business

RLJ Entertainment's Titus Bicknell offers advice to OTT publishers at Streaming Media West.

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.

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

Versatile Video Coding (VVC) Project Starts Strong with the Joint Video Experts Team

Telestream Wirecast Gets Additional Professional-grade Production Capabilities

Adds Support for Control Surface, PTZ, and Facebook Paired Contribution

Parks Associates: 52% of U.S. Broadband Households Have a Subscription to Both Pay-TV and One or More OTT Video Services

Connected entertainment research firm announces new OTT research ahead of workshop "Survivor's Guide to the New Video World" at The Pay TV Show in May