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January 09, 2019

Online Video News

Apple and Samsung Partner for iTunes Support on 2018 and 2019 TVs

In a rare expansion outside its ecosystem, Apple works with Samsung for streaming video support ahead of its service launch.

Gracenote to Show Video Descriptors at CES, Boosting Video Search

Created by humans and advanced machine learning software, Video Descriptors provide more granular connections than standard metatags do.

Roku Adds Premium Subscriptions, Unified Billing to Roku Channel

Viewers will be able to trial and sign up for over 25 premium services on the Roku Channel, viewing content on a TV or mobile device.

Featured Articles

Speak at Streaming Media East 2019

Executives and engineers from companies like Facebook, Google, Netflix, Hulu, and Disney have presented at Streaming Media East in the past. This year, we'll be featuring the OTT Leadership Summit, Video Engineering Summit, and Live Streaming Summit, and it could be your turn.

DAZN, Sky to Keynote 2019 Streaming Forum

The London event is set for 26 February, and will also offer sessions on AV1, HEVC, ATSC 3.0, latency, and more. Registration is now open.

Pixelon: The True Story of Streaming Video's Greatest Fraud

A series by National Geographic uncovers the absolutely true, incredibly bizarre story of Pixelon, the streaming video company that couldn't stream video.

Industry News

Roku Estimates Q4 Active Accounts Top 27 Million; Streaming Hours Up 68%

Novatek to embrace NAGRA Connect and TVkey Cloud for next generation TV chipsets

NAGRA Connect and TVkey Cloud bring pay-TV services directly to internet-connected Smart TVs without the need for any external device

Nuvyyo Launches Tablo Quad, Next-Generation 4-Tuner DVR for Cord Cutters

Company Introduces Enhanced Hardware Along with Beta of Automatic Commercial Skip