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October 10, 2018

Online Video News

Zype Offers a White Paper to Improve Video Software Development

The VidOps framework is a guide for improving all parts of the in-house video workflow, including development, management, and monetization.

27% of Streamers Don't Think Live Video Is Worth Paying for Yet

Live video streamers are tired of buffering and latency, says a Phenix report, and they aren't willing to wait for streams to improve.

Amazon Announces 4K Streaming Stick, Plus Alexa Voice Remote

The lowest-priced stick device for 4K video—as well as Dolby Vision and HDR-10+ support—the Fire TV Stick 4K lists for $49.99.

Featured Articles

TechSmith Camtasia 2018 Review: More Evolution than Revolution

The addition of project themes and 60 fps editing makes the trusted screencam program more useful, and some will get rendering speed improvements.

Protecting Your Assets: How Studios Secure Their Premium Video

Piracy will always be a problem, but new advances in DRM and watermarking are making headway in the never-ending global battle.

Short Cuts

Video: How Do We Define Quality of Experience for Streaming Video?

Comcast Technical Solutions Architect Ribal Najjar defines video QoE both in terms of subjective experience and qualitative measurement in this clip from Streaming Media East 2018.

Video: How IRIS.TV Implements Machine Learning in Production Environments

IRIS.TV CEO & Co-Founder breaks down discusses IRIS.TV's approach to helping traditional media companies capture and leverage audience data and machine learning in this clip from Streaming Media East 2018.

The Producer's View

Time to Start Testing: FFmpeg Turns 4.0 and Adds AV1 Support

AV1 delivers equivalent quality to HEVC, but with a lower data rate. For now, though, it's slow. A five-second clip took 23 hours and 46 minutes to encode.

Industry News

Fanfoot, Soccer’s First Social Over-The-Top Streaming Service, Launches With $150M Acquisition of Media Rights for Brazil’s Premier Soccer League

New sports tech company combines live streaming experience and social media in one platform; owns global distribution for Brazilian National Championship media

StreamElements Launches SE.Pay - Moving Streamer Tipping Beyond PayPal, Sets the Stage for International Payment Portal

With tipping market on pace to reach $222 million in 2019, new payment portal brings seamless credit card tipping with lower transaction fees for millions of streamers

FuboTV Increases NBA Basketball Coverage With Addition of NBA League Pass

Basketball Fans Can Now Watch Live Out-of-Market Games with NBA League Pass

Ownzones Connect Adds Support for Academy Color Encoding System (ACES), Becoming First Cloud-Native Solution to Support both ACES and IMF Standards