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May 29, 2019

Online Video News

HP Puts VR to Work With Second Generation Wearable Backpack

This versatile virtual reality computer can be docked and connected to a monitor or loaded into a harness and worn like a backpack.

Video Changes at Facebook Lead to Declining Use, Says eMarketer

Facebook use is falling and changes in video consumption are what's driving the trend. The social network now discourages passive consumption of video.

What's the Price of Video Rebuffering? In One Example, $85,000

Putting a dollar sign on the cost of rebuffering, a report from Akamai and MTM finds the costs are surprisingly steep. For example, $85K in lost ad revenue.

Featured Articles

SME '19: Tim Siglin Recaps Highlights of Streaming Media East

Tim Siglin of Streaming Media and Help Me! Stream hits the high points of two days of interviews and industry trends from Streaming Media East 2019.

SME '19: Twitch's Tarek Amara Talks Multi-Codec Streaming

Streaming Media's Tim Siglin and Twitch's Tarek Amara discuss Twitch's developing the emerging codec landscape and Twitch's multi-codec content delivery strategy on the show floor at Streaming Media East 2019.

Grabbing Views With Thumbnails: The Overlooked Key to Engagement

Presenting six proven rules of thumb for optimizing video thumbnails and attracting an audience. This is a video's first impression, so make it a good one.

SME '19: fuboTV's Geir Magnusson Talks Server-Side Ad Insertion

Streaming Media's Tim Siglin and fuboTV CTO Geir Magnusson discuss SSAI and ad personalization on the show floor at Streaming Media East 2019.

Short Cuts

Video: Dynamic Codec Management and the Emerging Multi-Codec World

Akamai Principal Architect Peter Chave projects the multi-codec landscape of 2022 and explains how Dynamic Codec Management will help OTT providers manage it in this clip from his keynote at Content Delivery Summit 2019.

Video: Where Are the Emerging Opportunities for OTT Advertising?

FreeWheel Advertisers' Sarah Foss, Roku's Youssef Ben Youssef, and Nielsen's Jason Bolles discuss the evolving OTT advertising landscape in this clip from their panel at Streaming Media East 2019.

Blog

The SVOD World Is Close to Being a Zero-Sum Market, Says Report

Three services are enough, say many households. With so many choices, consumers wonder which are essential and which they need to drop.

HEVC IP Owners Are Killing the Golden Goose Over Royalties

Demos and conversations at Streaming Media East showed that HEVC is an excellent technology, and there's real anger around its disfunctional royalty policies.

The 2019 Streaming Media 50 Coming in July

Want to make sure your company is considered for our annual list of the most important, innovative, and interesting companies in the online video space? Read on.

Industry News

FanDuel Group and fuboTV Sign Extensive Partnership

Sports Fans Can Now View Odds and Data Powered by FanDuel on fuboTV

Tremor Video DSP Expands Premium Supply Formats with Outstream and Digital Out-of-Home Video