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May 16, 2018

Online Video News

OTT Market Growing at 10% Worldwide, Totaling $51B in 2022

In a crowded field, pay TV operators add over-the-top options to compete, while streaming companies try to stand out with excellent quality of service.

Web Event: Advanced Live Streaming Technologies and Strategies

From the World Cup to the executive suite, nothing presents more opportunites and more challenges than live streaming. Join us on May 17 for a webinar that looks at technologies and strategies to help you maximize your live streaming efforts.

At NewFront, a Reined-In Vice Still Aims for the Counterculture

While Vice has experienced a lot of changes in the past year, its new leadership aims to keep the publisher's uniquely off-center point-of-view intact.

Featured Articles

SME 2018: Hey Google, What's Next in OTT?

Consumers find browsing for live linear content its own reward, and Google Assistant is setting out to make the experience more enjoyable and productive, according to Google's Rachel Berk in the Streaming Media East 2018 closing keynote.

SME 2018: Direct-to-Consumer & the Future of Video Distribution 

Three tips for succeeding in the increasingly crowded field of direct-to-consumer video services: use voice assistants, go local, and never underestimate the value of metadata

SME 2018: Blockchain 101 for Media and Entertainment

Blockchain's distributed ledger offers new opportunities for combatting privacy, securing financial transactions, and finding new approaches to monetization and royalty payment. This presentation from Streaming Media East offered a high-level view of the possibilities for the video industry.

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: 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 Will CDNs Meet Next-Gen Media Delivery Requirements?

Ericsson's Marcus Bergstrom identifies the keys to success in the emerging content delivery ecosystem in this clip from his Content Delivery Summit 2018 keynote.

Video: Where is the Edge in Content Delivery?

Ericsson's Marcus Bergstrom discusses latency, edge computing, and the expansion of CDNs' role into a broader range of media delivery expectations in his keynote from Content Delivery Summit 2018.

Industry News

Cantemo Introduces Time-based Commenting and Single Instance Metadata in Cantemo Portal 3.4

Cantemo has launched the latest version of its Media Asset Management solution, Cantemo Portal.

Roku Celebrates 10 Years of TV Streaming with Free Premium Content and Special Retail Offers

Hit Shows from Showtime, Fox, Epix, Smithsonian Earth and More Available Directly in The Roku Channel; Offers on Select Roku Devices at Retail

Parks Associates: 6% of Broadband Households are Highly Likely to Subscribe to an Online Pay-TV Service Within the Next 12 Months

Parks Associates addresses competition and changing consumer habits at The Pay TV Show in Denver

Vimeo Joins the Alliance for Open Media

New Version of Unreal Media Server Adds Full Support for WebRTC Low-Latency Live Streaming

Unreal Media Server suite now provides full interoperability between WebRTC and industry standard streaming and playback systems.