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May 01, 2019

Online Video News

Two Roku Vets Launch Tetra TV, an Ad Network for Connected TV

Why focus on streaming video ad sales exclusively when many networks offer combined linear and streaming buys? Because eventually all TV ads will be streamed, Tetra believes.

Streaming Views Up 72%, CTV and vMVPDs Show Big Gains: Conviva

Global viewership is up 72.4% year-over-year, and the rate of growth has sped up: Viewing hours increasing 49% faster than they did in Q1 2018.

Twitter Leads With Live Sports, News Partnerships: NewFronts '19

Emphasizing content and connections, Twitter announces deals with the NFL, Wall Street Journal, Time, Univision, Live Nation, and more. Also, updates from the Viacom, BBC News, and New York Times NewFronts.

Telestream and Tektronix Combine, Forming a Co-Owned Business

Under the new arrangement, Telestream gains more than QoE services. It also gains R&D talent and the ability to reach new markets.

Featured Articles

NAB 2019: Brightcove Talks Cost Savings and QoE Improvements From Context-Aware Encoding

Per-title encoding is on the way out as Brightcove and others demonstrate the value of a more holistic approach. Streaming Media's Jan Ozer interviews Brightcove's Yuriy Reznic at NAB 2019.

NAB 2019: Telestream Talks Cloud Transcoding and Hybrid Workflows

When Telestream Vantage customers need a large video library encoded in a hurry, they can now turn to a hybrid cloud option. Streaming Media's Jan Ozer and Telestream's Ken Haren discuss Vantage Cloud Port on the show floor at NAB 2019.

NAB 2019: LiveU Explains What 5G Will Mean for the Future of Cellular Bonding

In this interview from NAB 2019, LiveU clears up some of the hype around 5G (it won't make an impact until next year and there's no special health risk) and talks about the testing it's already doing with 5G modems.

Short Cuts

Video: How to Develop a Live Production Mentality

Production Rockstars & UFC's Tre James and BCLive's Brett Collins discuss how to develop a skillset specific to the technical demands of live production and delivery in this clip from Live Streaming Summit at Streaming Media West 2018.

Video: How Rights Complicate Sports Streaming

Evertz Senior Director, Live Media Production Mo Goyal discusses how increasing sports broadcast rights are impacting the streaming industry in this clip from Sports Streaming Summit at Streaming Media West 2018.

Blog

Disney, CBS, Akamai, Microsoft and More Speaking at Content Delivery Summit

This year's event next week features presentations and fireside chats from leading players in the world of content delivery, from the CDNs themselves to the broadcasters and content owners that use them.

Hulu, Cheddar, and Netflix to Headline Streaming Media East 2019

The streaming world is expanding, and our conference is growing right along with it. This year, we bring you face-to-face with the area's most important players, including Roku, Nielsen, Adobe, NBC, CBS, Pluto TV, and many more.

Industry News

Magewell Ships Dual-Channel 4K Capture Card with 12G-SDI Support

Pro Capture Dual SDI 4K Plus flexibly captures two simultaneous channels of 4K video at full 60fps from single-link 12G-SDI, dual-link 6G-SDI or quad-link 3G-SDI interfaces

Key Moments From the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival Set to Be Livestreamed

Queen Latifah, Michael J. Fox, Keenan Ivory Wayans, Tiffany Haddish, Ali Wong, Denis Leary, Matt Groening, Harry Shearer, Dr. Ruth, and More To Be Featured in Live Streaming Access of the Most Anticipated Tribeca Talks, New Films and Television Shows Post