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December 17, 2018

Online Video News

Live Video Sees Growing Support in the Workplace, Finds Brightcove

Younger employees are more positive about live video in the workplace, while many have experienced quality issues during streaming.

Comscore Adds Dish and Sling TV to its Campaign Ratings Beta

With the addition of Sling TV to its beta program, Comscore gets a view on addressable video ad performance.

HEVC Now Makes Up 25% of Live Video Worldwide Served from LiveU Hardware, Says a LiveU Report

Live sports streaming and an insistence on professional quality IP video are helping cement HEVC's role as the standard.

Featured Articles

Up to 40% of Ad Requests Never Reach the Ad Server: Conviva

Publishers have been diligent in uncovering and repairing quality issues in content delivery, and now they need to do the same for ads.

Roku Wireless Speakers Review: This Pair Sounds Like a Success

The leading set-top box maker has released its first hardware accessory, and it's a must for anyone who's struggled to understand dialogue in a TV show.

SMW '18: Tim Siglin Recaps Highlights of Streaming Media West

Streaming Media's Tim Siglin discusses key topics of Streaming Media West 2018, including microservices, interactive streaming, eSports, MR/AR (but not VR), low latency, and Women in Streaming Media.

Short Cuts

Video: Challenges of Microservice Architecture Development

MediaKind chief technology and strategy officer Mark Russell discusses microservice software development in this clip from his panel at the OTT Leadership Summit at Streaming Media West 2018.

Video: Are US Viewers Watching Ad-Supported Online Video?

Kagan Senior Analyst Michelle Abraham discusses survey data on ad-supported VOD viewership in this clip from her presentation at Streaming Media West 2018.

Industry News

Washington Post’s Arc Publishing Platform Uses AWS to Transform the Broadcast Landscape

Yahoo Finance Launches Apple TV App

Live Market Coverage, Daily Financial News Programs, and Curated Video Playlists Now Available for Apple TV Users

First-Ever Roku Stream-a-thon Kicks Off December 26

Roku Customers Can Access Full Seasons of Top Shows in Featured Free from December 26-January 1