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February 18, 2019

Online Video News

Brightcove Intends to Purchase Ooyala's OVP Division for $15M

Eyeing Ooyala's technology stack and global customer base, Brightcove will merge the best elements of Ooyala's OVP with its own offering.

CuriosityStream Takes $140M in Funding, Deepens Content Library

The science, technology, and nature streaming service will create more 4K content and promote itself outside the United States.

SVOD and Broadcast TV Will Have Same Viewing Times by 2023

Netflix will remain the market leader in the near future, but Rethink Technology Research sees the SVOD leader's market share diminishing.

Featured Articles

Vudu Is In, ESPN Is Out: Examining the 2019 NewFront Lineup

The yearly schedule for the IAB's Digital Content NewFronts show which companies are succeeding with online video advertising and which companies want to make a statement.

Review: Teradek VidiU Go

I found the VidiU Go to be up to the Teradek standard of professional production gear, now for the mobile, bonded streaming audience.

Better Video Recommendations Require AI and the Smart Use of Data

The CTO of Penthera explains how to push the envelope with deep personalization, using content discovery to empower the streaming video user experience.

Short Cuts

Video: How Personalization is Revolutionizing OTT

Nice People at Work's Laura Delcor and Google Cloud's Luke Dyer discuss the impact of personalization and interactivity on the OTT industry in this clip from their Live Streaming Summit panel at Streaming Media West 2018.

Video: Video Engineering Toolbox: The Last Two Feet, Part 2

RealEyes CEO David Hassoun discusses more playback-testing tools, including RealEyes MOE:Viewer, in this clip from his presentation at Video Engineering Summit at Streaming Media West 2018.

Blog

Consolidation in the OVP Space, or What Happened to Ooyala?

How did one of the biggest names in online video go from a $270 million purchase to being snapped up for parts in only a few short years? And what does this mean for the industry?

Say Yes to New Ideas: Vimeo Shows How to Grow Creativity

Vimeo Stock, the company's new film stock library, was created after a producer spotted a need and the CEO took a chance on a passion project.

Should the Buyer Beware? Not at Streaming Media

In this ad-heavy world, it's hard to tell what's paid for and what's editorial. But one place you won't have a problem is on this site or at Streaming Media conferences. That's our promise to every reader and attendee.

Industry News

Kaltura Releases First Video Platform Integration for Blackboard Learn Ultra

Blackboard Learn Ultra users gain advanced video capabilities directly within the LMS

Discover Video Introduces Spider Multi Encoder/Switcher

Spider combines audio/video switching and processing with multiple high definition H264 streaming encoders in a compact appliance. It can deliver up to 10 HD video streams to the DiscoverVideo Arcus CDN, DEVOS Enterprise Platform, YouTube, Facebook, an

Hi-Res Streaming Service Qobuz Launches Today in US

Encoding.com Selected by Akamai as Preferred Partner for VOD Transcoding

Akamai recommending Encoding.com to customers transitioning from its video-on-demand transcoding services