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June 10, 2019

Online Video News

Matrox Adds HLS Support to 4K Video Enterprise Encoder Lineup

In Q3 2019, small and medium-sized enterprise customers will be able to download software updates that provide HLS, IPv6, and fMP4 functionality.

Penthera Creates Dynamic Ad Solution for Downloaded Video

Downloaded movies and TV shows are currently ad-free, but they won't be for much longer if a new offering from Penthera catches on.

Pay TV Subscribers Are Growing, But Revenues Are Falling Fast

The number of pay TV subscribers will grow by 380 million from 2010 to 2024, but total global revenues will fall by 14% to $177 billion during the same period.

Facebook Adds Templates, Fonts, Stickers to Video Creation Kit

For small businesses, creating online video ads is now easier, thanks to improvements Facebook announced to its Video Creation Kit.

Global OTT Revenues to Grow to $72.8B U.S. by 2023: PwC Report

Streaming entertainment growth is increasing steadily in developed countries, but at a much more aggressive rate in less-developed areas.

SSIMWAVE Introduces Monitoring Tool That Mimics Human Perception

The tool predicts how a human being would see a piece of video, and consistently gets 90% or higher correlation with the video's mean opinion score.

Featured Articles

Buyers' Guide to Live Transcoding 2019

Whether it's enterprise, ecommerce, news, or gaming, it feels like everyone is rushing to go live. Here's a guide to services that will get any company streaming now.

Buyers' Guide to Streaming Playback Testing Tools 2019

The CEO of RealEyes shares his personal video engineering toolbox, which contains solutions for diagnosing, fixing, analyzing, and interpreting problems with streaming video.

Short Cuts

Video: What Are the Key Features of CMAF?

RealEyes Media Development Manager John Gainfort notes key benefits of CMAF, from improved cache efficiency to providing common ground for industry cooperation in this clip from his Video Engineering Summit presentation at Streaming Media East 2019.

Video: What FPGAs Are and Why They Matter

HellaStorm CTO Brent Yates discusses field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) and how they contribute flexibility to cloud acceleration in this clip from his presentation at Content Delivery Summit 2019.

Blog

The Call for Speakers Is Open for Streaming Media West 2019

The smartest, most talented, most creative minds in streaming video will be at the Streaming Media West conference this November. Will you be one of them?

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

EPIX Available on Amazon Prime Video Channels as of Today

Original Programming, Blockbuster Movies and Live TV Available for Just $5.99 per Month

Vidyard Expands Offering to Bring Personalized Video App to Any Sales Professional, No Matter How They Work

As use of its personalized video app doubles year-over-year, Vidyard introduces new capabilities to bring the power of video to any sales professional, no matter how they work.

22% of US households are likely to subscribe to new Disney+ streaming service

Disney+ is considered an additional service not a replacement by 65%