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May 15, 2019

Online Video News

TiVo Will Split Into Two Separate Companies to Maximize Value

One company will control the TV platform and the other TiVo's IP licensing. The separation should be complete in the first half of 2020.

Use of Video in Influencer Marketing Up 2x, Says RhythmOne Report

Short videos are usually shared over Instagram and long videos over YouTube, but TikTok is emerging as an important platform for younger viewers.

Featured Articles

SME '19: Liz Hart Talks Large-Scale Live Streaming

Streaming Media's Tim Siglin and Liz Hart of Liz Hart Events discuss life inside the broadcast truck at high-profile events in this interview from the show floor at Streaming Media East 2019.

SME '19: Red5 Pro’s Chris Allen Talks WebRTC and Ultra-Low- Latency Streaming at Scale

Streaming Media's Tim Siglin and Red5 Pro CEO Chris Allen discuss peer-to-peer, WebRTC, and sub-500ms latency at million-streams scale on the show floor at Streaming Media East 2019.

Short Cuts

Video: Cheddar Reinvents Live News for Post-Cable Era

Cheddar EVP Melissa Rosenthal explains how Cheddar reimagined live news for the cord-never generation in this clip from her keynote at Streaming Media East 2019.

Video: When Low Latency Matters, and When it Doesn't

Sometimes low latency is critical, but in other streaming applications it's not worth prioritizing, Wowza Senior Solutions Engineer Tim Dougherty argues in this clip from Streaming Media West 2018.

Editor's Note

Modern Times: Getting Live Video Right Demands a Special Skillset

It wasn't easy for silent film directors to make the jump to talkies, and it isn't easy these days for video producers to get the hang of live streaming.

The Industry

Is Netflix Helping or Hurting the Next Generation of Directors?

Selling to Netflix often means a fat paycheck for first-time directors, which makes it easier to shoot a second film. But do their reputations suffer?

The Producer's View

Work in Parallel to Streamline the VQ Measurement Workflow

There's a long way to run video quality measurement tasks and a shorter way. As our columnist learned, it's never too late to learn a more efficient system.

Industry News

Nordic Broadcasters and Distributors to Debate at Northern Waves

Magewell Makes Transition to AV-over-IP Even More Affordable with New NDI® Encoder Models

Pro Convert HDMI TX and Pro Convert SDI TX lower the cost of entry into NDI®-based IP workflows; Pro Convert AIO RX decoder to also make pro AV debut at InfoComm

U.S. Digital Ad Revenues Surpass $100 Billion Mark For The First Time, Hitting Landmark $107.5 Billion In 2018, According To Iab Internet Advertising Revenue Report

Record-Breaking Digital Marketing Spend Represents 22% Year-Over-Year Growth