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June 03, 2019

Online Video News

Data-Enabled TV Advertising to Rise Sharply in 2020: Survey

The use of data in TV advertising will rise sharply in the near future, claims survey results put out by video monetization company FreeWheel.

Industry Promotes TVOD Market With Ultimate Movie Weekend

Move over Prime Day, because there's a new fake holiday on the calendar: On-demand movie sites have declared this the Ultimate Movie Weekend.

NBC Launches Free, Ad-Supported Streaming News Channel

In a bid to reach young cord-cutting consumers, NBC today launches NBC News Now, a free and ad-supported streaming service.

YouTube Gaming App to Finally Close on May 30, Google Says

Players got two extra months, but the YouTube Gaming app will close on May 30, according to an update to a YouTube Gaming support page.

Streamlabs Intros Drag-and-Drop Site Builder for Video Streamers

With Creator Sites, professional live video streamers will be able to build a site that reflects their personal brand and connects to major social media platforms.

Featured Articles

Buyers' Guide to On-Prem Encoding 2019

Despite all the hype around the cloud, plenty of use cases still call for on-prem video encoding. Here's what to look for when choosing a solution.

Game of Phones: 5 Game-Changers for Short-Form Mobile Video

Content needs to be built from the ground up for smartphone viewing. Here are five best practices artists should keep in mind when shooting video for mobile devices.

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.

Short Cuts

Video: The Case for Specialized Hardware Acceleration in Cloud Services

HellaStorm CTO Brent Yates argues that Moore's Law is dead, and the time for addressing the demands of cloud delivery with more traditional CPUs has passed, in this clip from his presentation at Content Delivery Summit 2019.

Video: How Real-Time Apps Feed Our Need for Immediacy

Limelight Networks' Neil Glazebrook discusses the dominance of real-time apps in everyday life in this clip from Content Delivery Summit 2019.

Blog

The Northern Path: Cooperation and Competition in the Nordics

Could OTT services save money by working together on shared solutions? At a conference in Norway, one executive makes a plea for partnership.

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.

Industry News

SpotX Earns Independent Recertification for TAG Anti-Fraud, Anti-Piracy, Anti-Malware, IQG Seals via BPA Worldwide

Video advertising and monetization platform among first supply-side platforms (SSPs) in industry to achieve “TAG Platinum Status” by earning all four seals from Trustworthy Accountability Group

Streaming Video Alliance Kicks Off Its Five-Year Anniversary and Holds Annual Member Meeting at the Comcast Technology Center

Alliance Welcomes New Members Quibi and Toshiba

Magewell Enhances Video Capture and Conversion with Three New Software Tools

Free downloads provide streamlined NDI conversion, video recording and integrated NLE video ingest with company’s popular internal and external capture devices