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April 03, 2019

Online Video News

Applicaster Takes $20M in Funding, Serves D2C Media Market

Applicaster runs a software-as-a-service platform called Zapp that lets content owners create and launch over-the-top D2C services and integrate media in third-party apps.

VDMS Launches 4K Encoding, Built-In Multi-CDN Support at NAB

Streaming viewers expect an instant-on, high-quality experience. Verizon Digital Media Services improves its quality of service tools to continuously monitor for problems.

Sony and Chicken Soup Announce Crackle Plus, an AVOD Aggregator

Sony will contribute movies, TV shows, the brand, the audience, and even the back-end technology to the new company. But what it won't contribute is any more money.

Vizrt Acquires NewTek Creating Live Video Production Specialist

Two leaders in the live video space join together with the promise of creating software-driven production solutions for clients at any level.

Featured Articles

Advanced Features to Consider When Choosing a Video Host

Choosing a video host for an online production means considering a balance of features, cost, and ease of distribution. This article highlights a range of solutions depending on the needs of the project and client.

Buyers' Guide to Video Quality Metrics

Video quality measurement is more crucial than ever. In this buyers' guide, we'll identify the most commonly used metrics and discuss tools that deploy them.

For CBS, Tentpole Shows and Intense Testing Lead to D2C Success

Having an exclusive new Star Trek series got viewers to take a look, but keeping them around required an investment in programming and performance marketing.

Short Cuts

Video: Early Window Anti-Piracy Case Study, Pt. 1: Strategy

Twentieth-Century Fox SVP, Content Protection Ron Wheeler presents Part 1 of a case study on UHD/HDR anti-piracy strategy presented at Streaming Media West 2018.

Video: Early Window Anti-Piracy Case Study, Pt. 2: Results

Twentieth-Century Fox SVP, Content Protection Ron Wheeler presents Part 2 of a case study on UHD/HDR anti-piracy strategy presented at Streaming Media West 2018.

Blog

Everything Is Video: Rocket Mortgage Offers Lessons for Success

How can marketers make people want to watch content about mortgages? By experimenting, keeping things fun, and not worrying about budgets.

Industry News

BuyDRM Launches KeyOS ESP Partner Program for Leading Encoders, Servers and Players at NAB 2019

Industry’s Largest DRM Ecosystem Streamlines Multi-DRM Deployments for OTT, AVOD and SVOD Platforms

Brightcove to Power Live Stream and On-Demand Video Portal for the 2019 NAB Show

Tubi Now Available on Cox Contour Giving Customers Access to Over 12,000 Movies and Television Series Completely Free

World’s largest free movie and TV service becomes the latest streaming app to be added to Contour after Netflix, YouTube, and iHeartRadio

Grass Valley Premieres Live Esports Action and Professional Gamers at NAB Show

At NAB Show 2019, Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, will underscore its leadership in helping gaming companies, esports platforms and specialist esports venues produce brilliant content and connect to fans.

24i Media Launches Innovative ATSC 3.0 Solution at NAB

Rapidly growing video app company extends its future-proof technology stack with ATSC 3.0 solution