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November 12, 2018

Online Video News

Netflix, Amazon, Hulu the Most Popular OTT Services in the U.S.

HBO Now and Starz enter the top five, showing the popularity of premium original content to subscribers, says Parks Associates.

Verizon Reorganizes Into Three Segments, Oath Gets a Demotion

Starting January 1st, Verizon's online content, sales, and technology properties will be grouped as Verizon Media Group/Oath.

Ooyala Sees Strong Increase in Video Plays on Mobile Devices

With video plays above 60 percent and phone plays above 50 percent for the first time, Ooyala sees a commitment to multi-screen streaming.

Featured Articles

Streaming Media West: Sling TV on Killer Features, OTT Competition

Sling TV will deliver the opening day kickoff address at Streaming Media West 2018, explaining how it uses personalization and consumer choice to drive monetization.

OTT Leadership Summit: The IAB on Server-Side Ad Insertion

SSAI is succeeding for publishers, and that's leading to increased investment in the ad technology. Hear what's coming next at Streaming Media West.

OTT Leadership Summit Preview: SVA on Streaming Video Piracy

Video piracy is getting bigger and live sports providers are feeling the sting. Learn about the tech solutions available during Streaming Media West.

Video Engineering Summit: Netflix to Discuss VMAF's Future

In a presentation at Streaming Media West's Video Engineering Summit, Netflix software engineer Zhi Li will discuss the latest developments in VMAF, the quality metric Netflix developed and has open sourced.

Short Cuts

Video: How to Know When AI Isn't the Solution to Your Problem

Google's Matthieu Lorrain cautions of the risks of doing AI for its own sake in this clip from Streaming Media West 2018.

Video: Key Considerations When Choosing a Video AI Platform

RealEyes Director of Technology Jun Heider discusses the importance of internal self-assessment and which use-case elements to consider when choosing a platform for video AI in this clip from Streaming Media East 2018.

Industry News

V-Nova PERSEUS Plus available in Telestream Encoding Solution

• PERSEUS Plus encoding to be available in industry-leading Lightspeed Live solution • Telestream Lightspeed Live provides support for the most challenging Live video streaming workflows • Support for all devices using native hardware makes PERSEUS Plu

Haivision Publishes SRT Open Source Specification - Protocol for Low Latency Video Streaming and File Transfer

SRT (Secure Reliable Transport) technical overview aims to foster understanding, adoption, and to pave the path to official standardization

nanocosmos Introduces New Features for nanoStream Cloud & H5Live Player, Part of Their Ultra-Low-Latency Live Streaming CDN, at Streaming Media West

At Streaming Media West, nanocosmos presents enhanced features for nanoStream Cloud , H5Live Player and CDN that will improve user engagement, and provide better QoS insight over the live streaming workflow. For plugin-free end-to-end browser-based use ca