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November 28, 2018

Online Video News

Large Companies 60% More Likely to Stream Live Events: Kaltura

One-quarter of large companies stream one live event per week, while nearly half stream one live event per month. Training and communication are cited as top benefits.

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.

Featured Articles

SMW '18: Teradek's Jon Landman Introduces the HEVC-Ready VidiU GO

Tim Siglin interviews Teradek VP Marketing Jon Landman at Streaming Media West 2018.

SMW '18: MediaKind's Mark Russell Talks Microservices

Streaming Media's Tim Siglin interviews MediaKind CTO & Head of Strategy Mark Russell at Streaming Media West 2018.

Demuxed '18 Highlights: The Future of Codecs and Compression

The annual conference for video engineers by video engineers produced must-watch sessions from Akamai, YouTube, Mux, and many others. Here's a survey of useful sessions, along with a link to the video library.

Short Cuts

Video: How JUMP Uses Machine Learning to Measure Engagement

JUMP Business Development Director Suzanne Rainey discusses how JUMP leverages machine learning with clustering to understand audience behavior in this clip from Streaming Media West 2018.

Video: How Programmatic Ad Buying is Revolutionizing Pay TV

Sling TV EVP and Group President discusses the impact of dynamic ad insertion in this clip from his keynote at Streaming Media West.

Industry News

DaCast Now Offering HLS Direct--A Complete Solution for Affordable Low Latency Live Streaming

Get access to affordable, low latency live streaming on all devices for all your live events of all sizes. With DaCast, this—and more—is possible.

NexGuard Forensic Watermarking Integrated with Amazon Cloudfront CDN

Combined solution offers an efficient and scalable way to fight illegal distribution of video content from streaming services

Roku TV Wireless Speakers Begin Shipping

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