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July 04, 2018

Online Video News

DC to Launch Subscription Service That Combines Video and Comics

The house of Batman is creating an SVOD service that offers original live action and animated shows, as well as a curated library of comics.

Verizon Closing Go90 in July, Ending Nearly Three-Year Run

Serving videos to mobile-first teens seemed like an easy money grab, but Go90 is the latest in a long line of platforms to never find an audience.

Esports Will Be Bigger Than MLB and NHL, Says Goldman Sachs

In 5 years, esports will be watched by 300 million global viewers, making it roughly as popular as the NFL is today, says the forecast.

Featured Articles

Streaming Media West Call for Speakers Deadline Extended

Didn't get your speaking submission in by the original deadline? Don't fret—you've got until July 6 to submit proposals to speak at Streaming Media West, including the Video Engineering Summit, the OTT Leadership Summit, the Sports Streaming Summit, and of course the Live Streaming Summit.

HEVC Is Flowing Into AVC Workflows: Survey Report

A new research report highlights how H.264/H.265 workflows have become integrated, as well as discussing VP9 and AV1 as possible AVC replacements

Did 2017 Suck for Online Video? A VidCon 2018 Panel Says Yes

Brand safety concerns, walled gardens, and general lack of direction: 2017 was a difficult time for many creators and companies.

Short Cuts

Video: How Can Content Owners Navigate a Fragmented Digital Distribution Landscape?

Vimeo GM (and Livestream Co-founder) Mark Kornfilt discusses live streaming in a fragmented digital channel market in this clip from Live Streaming Summit at Streaming Media East 2018.

Video: How to Apply Real-Time Cloud-Based Graphics with the LiveU Solo

LiveU Professional Services Engineer Sebastian Alvarez-Ring delivers a tutorial on cloud-based live titling with the LiveU Solo at Streaming Media East.

Industry News

TF1 Chooses Harmonic for Live UHD Delivery of Major Sports Events

TF1 Chooses Harmonic for Live UHD Delivery of Major Sports Events

TCL Teams Up with Mohu for National Cut the Cord Day

America’s Fastest-Growing TV Brand Celebrates Holiday by Giving Away More Than 100 Cord Cutting Bundles, Including a New TV and Antenna

LiveXLive To Livestream Montreux Jazz Festival 2018 From Lake Geneva, Switzerland

Global livestreams inaugurate multi-year partnership between LiveXLive and the Montreux Jazz Festival