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April 01, 2019

Online Video News

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.

Interactive Connected TV Ads Lead to Dramatic Lift in Engagement

Connected TV had a strong 2018, as viewers warmed to the idea of streaming premium on-demand programming to the biggest screen in the house.

No Content Royalties in Sisvel VP9/AV1 Patent Pools

Sisvel's Video Codec Licensing Platform will employ a "committed volume scheme" rather than a royalty cap, according to CEO Mattia Fogliacco, who did not rule out royalties on software-based encoding

Featured Articles

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.

Grab and Go: 7 Ways To Make Your Content Snackable Using Video

Consumers love videos in short, tasty bites. Keep them mobile-friendly, true to brand values, and personal. And never be creepy! These seven tips are based on recent Adobe survey results.

Short Cuts

Video: How to Use AI for Live Stream Analysis

RealEyes Media Director of Technologies Jun Heider discusses Live Stream Analysis using AI in this clip from Streaming Media West 2018.

Video: What AI Platforms Can and Can't Do

Despite rumors to the contrary AI won't render humans obsolete, declares RealEyes' Jun Heider in this clip from his presentation 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

Piksel Brings Machine Learning-Powered Metadata Enrichment to NAB Show 2019

Additions to the company’s Fuse product suite allow customers to automatically enrich title metadata and conduct AI-driven visual analysis

NAB 2019: TVU MediaMind Appliance Combines Time Code and AI-Based Facial and Speech Recognition for Immediate Search and Reuse of Video

New Solution Part of TVU MediaMind Ecosystem of Cloud-Based Production, Distribution and Global Asset Sharing Marketplace

SRT Alliance Welcomes Avid to the SRT Open Source Video Streaming Project

Video Streaming Protocol Continues Momentum to Becoming Industry Standard