June 26, 2019
Online Video News
Piracy Costs the U.S. Economy $29.2B Yearly, 80% From Streaming
Putting a price tag on the impact of digital piracy, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce estimates that global online piracy costs the U.S. economy $29.2 billion in lost revenue every year.
Mediaocean and SpotX Partner to Enable Multi-Screen Ad Buys
With the goal of simplifying the video ad-buying process, Mediaocean and SpotX announced a partnership today.
LiveRamp Acquiring Data Plus Math to Drive CTV Advertising
LiveRamp announced it will acquire Data Plus Math in a deal worth $150 million, paying $120 million upfront in cash, as well as $30 million in stocks at later dates.
Agora.io and Unity Make Video Chat Simple for Game Developers
Live video chat is part of the gaming experience, so Agora.io and Unity Technologies are making it easier for game developers to add chats directly into their software.
5 Questions With the CTO of Livepeer on Its Business and Funding
Last week, peer-to-peer video encoding company Livepeer announced $8 million in Series A funding. We ask the company's CTO for details on his company's unusual, possibly revolutionary, business model.
Streaming Sites Crunch the Numbers on Interactive Video
Creating an interactive online experience, such as Netflix's Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, takes a lot of extra footage and budget. Viewers like it so far, but do the economics add up?
Review: Telestream Wirecast 12
If you missed the last few upgrades to Wirecast, Telestream's multicam live video production and streaming platform, you've missed a lot, as Wirecast has gained significant functionality while retaining its high degree of usability.
Video: Licensing VVC and AV1--What You Need to Know
Bitmovin Codec Engineer Christian Feldman unravels the relevant licensing issues surrounding the emerging codecs AV1 and VVC in this clip from his Video Engineering Summit presentation at Streaming Media East 2019.
Video: How to Make MLaaS Work for You
Will MLaaS work for you? Depends on the kind of content you have, how you're using it, and the type of results you need, as RealEyes' Jun Heider explains in this clip from his Video Engineering Summit presentation at Streaming Media East 2019.
Searching for Answers: Where Did All the Video Podcasts Go?
It's been a long time since Diggnation and Best Week Ever, but podcasting used to have a lot of video available. Why did audio take over the medium?
What Teachers Need to Know When Upgrading an Instructional Camera
For teachers, the most important feature is versatility—a sneaky way of saying the most important feature is having as many features as can be packed into the camera before rendering it uncontrollable.
Global Superstar Meghan Trainor to Headline Youtube Onstage Live at Vidcon
Rhett & Link, Kurt Hugo Schneider, Kyle Hanagami, Sofie Dossi and More Are Scheduled to Perform
Comscore and MediaScience Announce Strategic Partnership for Industry Thought Leadership Studies on Cross-Platform Advertising
New partnership will generate insights on the importance of accurate cross-platform measurement
Tubi Surpasses 20 Million Monthly Active Users and Sets New Company Records for Revenue and Hours Streamed
Over 94 million hours of content were viewed on Tubi in May, and the company had the
single biggest month for revenue in its history