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January 23, 2019

Online Video News

Disney to Give First Look at Disney+ at April 11 Investor Day

UBS believes the Disney+ service will grow quickly, with 5 million subscribers in its first year, but original content costs will start at $1 billion per year.

Netflix Claims 10% of Total Television Screen Time in the U.S.

Is the leading SVOD worried about the upcoming debut of Disney+? No, it says, noting that Fortnite is a bigger competitor than HBO.

How Common Is Video Service Password Sharing? 16% Do It

Biometric methods of signing onto services are more secure, but consumers prefer traditional password access.

Featured Articles

ATSC 3.0 and the Future of Broadcast Television: OTA Meets OTT

A new television standard, expected to debut in live broadcasts by 2020, brings the best of streaming—such as 4K video—to over-the-air delivery.

Review: Videon’s Shavano 4K HEVC Video Encoder

If you're looking to add the capabilities of HEVC to your live streams, we recommend giving the Videon Shavano a test drive.

Tutorial: Fixing Flawed Audio in Adobe Creative Cloud

Suffering from common audio problem? Read this entry-level tutorial to learn how to remove transient noises like pops and clicks, clean up pervasive background noises, and punch up weak-sounding audio.

Short Cuts

Video: How NDI Enables Complex Sports Streams

FloSports' Jack Lavey discusses how NDI has enabled his production company to capture, switch, and stream 27 live lanes of bowling with software- or hardware-based switchers in this clip from Sports Streaming Summit at Streaming Media West 2018.

Video: How Reliable Is ASR-Generated Live Captioning?

Not very, says VITAC Chief Marketing Officer John Capobianco in this clip from his Live Streaming Summit presentation at Streaming Media West.

Industry News

Datazoom Joins Streaming Video Alliance

Startup seeking to bring data standards to streaming video organizations of all sizes admitted into premier industry forum.

Epiphan Video showcases Kaltura CMS integration and Crestron’s new Control Module for Pearl at ISE 2019

Epiphan Video showcases Kaltura CMS integration and Crestron’s new Control Module for Pearl at ISE 2019

Sinclair Broadcast Group Launches Free Live and On-Demand Streaming Service, Stirr

STIRR offers a curated mix of local and national channels across major streaming platforms

OTT Market Is Far From Oversaturation, Per Ooyala Report

Lines Between Broadcast and OTT Blur as Media Companies and Consumers Increasingly Adopt Streaming Video