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November 19, 2018

Online Video News

Roku Expands Ad-Supported Options With Entertainment and Sports

As Roku transitions from hardware to advertising, creating content partnerships is crucial. Viewers now have more free options to watch.

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.

Featured Articles

Streaming Media West: Apple Creates Advanced Experiences With HLS

The goal is to create, store, and distribute only one version of each piece of media. HTTP Live Streaming is the key to that kind of efficiency, Apple says.

The 2018 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Award Winners

The winners were announced today at Streaming Media West in Huntington Beach, California. Click through to see who took home this year's prizes.

Streaming Media West: Sling TV Hits the Reset Button on Pay TV

The future of TV is already happening, but it's happening at a slower rate than some would have thought. To create the future, providers need to stop living in the past.

Short Cuts

Video: Best Practices for Training Your AI

Limelight's Jason Hofmann, Citrix' Josh Gray, and REELY's Cullen Gallagher discuss best practices for training AI systems at Streaming Media East 2018.

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.

Industry News

Dejero Wins Prestigious Emmy Award for Technology and Engineering

Award recognizes outstanding contribution to the field of live transmission as Dejero turns 10

Roku TV Wireless Speakers Begin Shipping

First Speakers Designed for Roku TV Offer Premium Sound for Just $199.99

SiliconDust Unveils All-in-One TV Service for Cord Cutters that Combines Free Live Local Broadcast TV, Premium Cable TV Channels and DVR Recording into a Single Experience

In celebration, SiliconDust is offering customers free trials of PremiumTV and DVR and up to 30% discounts on select hardware during Black Friday

Major League Baseball and Dazn Announce Three-Year Live Digital Rights Deal in United States

Beginning in 2019, Dazn Subscribers Will Have a New Live Show on the Sports Streaming Platform to See Every Key Play, Every Weeknight, from All 30 MLB Clubs

Parks Associates: Live Broadcast TV Represented 60% of Video Consumption on Televisions in Early 2012, But Only 44% at the End of 2017

MediaKind sponsors Parks Associates' inaugural Future of Video conference