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July 11, 2018

Online Video News

Connected TV Paranoia: 25% Worry TV Monitors Their Conversations

When digital privacy hacks regularly make the news, consumers worry that the connected TVs in their homes could be used for bad purposes.

While Digital-Only Buyers Increase, DVDs Still Find an Audience

SVOD isn't the only game in town. Many people rent or purchase movies or TV shows, and that audience likes physical video discs.

DirecTV Now and PlayStation Vue Each Getting $5 Price Hike

Many cut the cord because they didn't like the constant price increases and bloated lineups of cable. But the skinny bundles haven't learned that lesson.

Featured Articles

Head-to-Head: Switcher Studio vs. Teradek Live:Air Action

Today, producers can direct a professional multicamera live video event using just a few smartphones. Two apps stand out for multicamera live switching, so we put them to the test.

2018 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards: Make Your Nominations Now

Last year's awards drew more than 37,000 votes from almost 4,000 voters. Make sure your favorite products and services are in the running for this year's awards, to be presented at Streaming Media West in Huntington Beach in November.

How YouTube Influencer Marketing Created 2017's Toy of the Year

Connecting with the right online video stars helps sell a product. Here's how WowWee's savvy YouTube campaign made Fingerlings a breakout hit.

Short Cuts

Video: Pros and Cons of Going Direct to Multiple Platforms with Live Encoding

Streaming Learning Center's Jan Ozer looks at the advantages and disadvantages of encoding directly to multiple social platforms in this clip from Live Streaming Summit at Streaming Media East 2018.

Video: What Are the Key Challenges of Live Linear Video Delivery?

Comcast's Stuart Kurkowski discusses the UX challenges of live linear in this clip from Live Streaming Summit at Streaming Media East 2018.

Industry News

Mediaproxy debuts exception-based monitoring and content matching workflows at IBC 2018

Unified recording, monitoring, and analysis of live TSoIP, SDI, Media over IP and OTT sources

Making Solid Connections from Remote, War-Torn and Storm-Affected Locations by Leveraging Proven Internet Technology

Samaritan’s Purse Delivers Time-Critical Video Communication using Combined Connectivity and Transmission Strength of TVU Router and TVU One

Turner Sports Amplifies Video Publishing and Sponsor Activation Across Digital with Grabyo

The partnership includes real-time highlights and live streaming for the 2018 NBA Playoffs and All-Star Weekend.