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August 08, 2018

Online Video News

Major Financial Institutions Provide the Funding for Video Piracy

Curtailing video piracy could be as simple as cutting off the money that funds it. Irdeto points a finger at Visa, MasterCard, and other payment systems.

Musical.ly App Folds Into TikTok, Users Urged to Switch Over

Chinese technology company Bytedance is once again getting out of its own way and reducing competition in the video app market.

Facebook Live API Change Has Some Creators Upgrading Their Tools

While Facebook signaled that it would change Live API permission rules several months ago, some producers were likely still caught off guard.

Featured Articles

Video Engineering Summit to Debut at Streaming Media West 2018

Hardcore video engineers have a new home at Streaming Media West, with Netflix, Akamai, and Vimeo leading presentations on video quality, compression, encoding, and more.

The Arrival of OTT Live Video

Consumers now expect near-broadcast quality from OTT, whether it's live or VOD. It's more important than ever for providers to analyze and mointor their streams and to act quickly when problems arise.

A Hybrid Approach Guides the Changing Face of On-Prem Encoding

Demand for on-prem encoding is waning, and vendors are responding with innovative hybrid approaches that offer the best of on-prem and the cloud.

Short Cuts

Video: Will Metadata Drive the Future of Online Content Monetization?

Video Genome Project's Xavier Kochhar and Jump's Suzanne Rainey debate the future viability of different online content monetization strategies in this clip from their panel at Streaming Media East 2018.

Industry News

Panopto Named a Leader in the 2018 Aragon Research Globe for Enterprise Video

Video platform vendor is recognized two years in a row based on completeness of business strategy, performance, and global reach

Wowza Announces Support of MPEG-DASH nDVR for Live Streaming

New playback options available with update of Wowza Streaming Engine version 4.7.6