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August 13, 2018

Online Video News

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Tops List of YouTube Signature Devices

YouTube now endorses phones that provide the best streaming experience on its platform, and VP9 codec support is an essential.

Roku Brings the Ad-Supported Roku Channel to All Web Viewers

The Roku Channel is now available online through desktop and mobile browsers. Also, the Roku OS gains a navigation option for free shows and movies.

Microsoft Joins Movies Anywhere, Offers Free X-Men Movie

Microsoft Movies & TV is the newest digital retailer to support the digital locker system, and all purchases play on Xbox and Windows 10 devices.

Featured Articles

Live Streaming Summit Returns to SMW 18 With Real-World Strategies

"Live" isn't just a buzzword at the Live Streaming Summit, where experienced live video professionals will offer proven strategies for delivering live video and creating successful revenue models.

QoE Working Group to Deliver Standards Document by End of Year

A working group overseen by the CTA is creating recommendations for measuring performance quality, and some of the biggest names in the industry are participating.

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.

Short Cuts

Video: Encoding Challenges with Next-Gen Codecs

Bitmovin Solutions Architect Paul MacDougall discusses the challenges to encoding and encoding decisions presented by emerging codecs in this clip from his presentation at Streaming Media East.

Industry News

Ozer Updates Learn to Produce Video With FFmpeg in 30 Minutes or Less

Adds instruction on packaging with Bento 4, encoding and packaging HEVC for HLS, and Live H.264, HEVC, and VP9 transcoding

Discover Video and cielo24 Partner for Closed Captioning

Discover Video today announced its new partnership with video data solutions leader, cielo24, for video captioning and metadata services.

Latin America OTT revenues to climb by $4 billion

Net Insight AB: Net Insight strengthens executive presence in the Americas

Appoints new Executive to lead Resource Scheduling business unit based in the US

Gunpowder & Sky Launches Dust, a New Channel for Mind-Expanding Science Fiction Available on Roku

From Timeless Classics to Cutting-Edge Cult Favorites, Dust Is the Ultimate Destination for Sci-Fi Content

Wochit Partners with Newsflare, Grows Library of Pre-Cleared Assets by Adding Over 10,000 Newsflare Videos From Around the World

Platform users throughout the Americas to benefit from vast array of eyewitness videos provided by global network of contributors

Magewell USB Capture Solution Helps Phenix Deliver Real-Time Streaming for Interactive Sports Experience Your Call Football

Reliability, quality and plug-and-play ease of use make Magewell's external USB Capture devices the preferred choice of real-time IP video solutions provider