March 27, 2019
Online Video News
Apple Pitches Revamped Apple TV as One-Stop Content Aggregator
Onboarding Amazon Prime and Hulu's subscriber base to Apple TV alone gives the service the potential to become largest single VOD platform in the U.S., while Apple TV+ will feature shows from Hollywood A-listers like Oprah Winfrey and Steven Spielberg.
Variety and Ease Most Important Qualities in a Streaming Service
While niche video services proliferate, viewers prefer offerings with a wide range of content—and few are interested in skinny bundles, reports Nielsen.
Comcast Launches Xfinity Flex, a Low-Priced Streaming Service
For $5 per month, Xfinity customers get access to free ad-supported channels and the option to subscribe to others. Is this a good deal?
Phish: 4 Nights in 4K
The relentlessly creative and adventurous band took the leap to 4K for its Halloween run in Las Vegas last year.
The State of Server-Side Ad Insertion 2019
SSAI is taking off, but problems of standardization and scale remain. Here's what Fox Networks, FuboTV, The Weather Channel, and others think of the emerging technology.
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.
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.
Video: AI-Driven Tools for Face and Object Detection
RealEyes Media Director of Technologies Jun Heider discusses the visual detection features of popular AI platforms in this clip from his presentation at Streaming Media West 2018.
Join the Streaming Media Webinar: What You Need to See at NAB
Let the Streaming Media editors be your guides. NAB is an enormous conference, so we'll help you plan ahead. Take a hour to learn what this year's show has to offer.
It's Time to Disband the Unofficial Netflix Protection Society
As the first global network, Netflix has attracted a lot of criticism, but it's attracted even more defenders. That's really not necessary; Netflix can take care of itself.
NAGRA and MTM Launch the 2019 Pay-TV Innovation Forum
• Fourth edition aims to help service providers and content owners identify the strategic opportunities for growth in a rapidly transforming industry
• Global research to explore key industry trends including next-generation aggregation, data and analyti
Powerhouse New SVOD Film Streaming Platform Ovid.TV Launches March 22
Missing Fandor? Missing Filmstruck? Can’t find high-quality, independent feature films on Netfilx? Where are all the hard-hitting docs on issues you care about?
Signiant Introduces Jet, the Newest Product on its SaaS Platform
Innovative New Solution Brings Fast, Automated File Transfers to Small and Mid-Sized Businesses