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July 08, 2019

Online Video News

Netflix Subscribers Okay With Ads if They Get a Discount

For something that doesn't exist—and probably never will—the idea of an ad-supported Netflix tier gets a lot of attention.

Xilinx Acquires NGCodec for Cloud Video Encoding IP and Talent

The union brings together two companies that have worked together since 2016, collaborating on next-generation FPGA-enabled video codec technology.

Featured Articles

Visit the Disney StudioLab and Step Inside Tomorrowland

At The Walt Disney Studios StudioLab, Disney and a few key partners are hard at work creating the future of video collaboration and entertainment. Step in for a peek at the videoconferencing, virtual reality, and marketing display tools of tomorrow.

5G Speeds Just Aren't Good Enough: 6G and 16K Are Inevitable

Technological progress, Moore's Law: Call it what you will but the buck does not stop with 4K resolutions over 5G networks. Wait for 2030 when 6G will be here.

Short Cuts

Video: Can Video Be Monetized on Twitter?

Mobcrush Head of Eastern Sales Lee O'Connor discusses the pros and cons of looking to Twitter as a place to generate revenue from video in this clip from a Live Streaming Summit panel at Streaming Media East 2019.

Video: Contextual Targeting and Personalized Advertising

Dailymotion VP, Programmatic & Strategic Partnerships Nola Solomon explains personalized advertising and presents a contextual targeting use case in this clip from her presentation at Streaming Media East 2019.

Blog

Trouble for Netflix: When the Insurgent Becomes the Incumbent

Little by little, Netflix's lead could get chipped away. A research report shows that the company's expense and engagement numbers don't add up.

Welcome to the Matrix: Beyond Scene-Based Encoding for Video

The encoding ladder served its purpose, but as streaming becomes more nuanced a ladder just doesn't provide enough options. It's nearly time for the video matrix.

Industry News

Inside Secure Announces Group Company Name, New Identity and New Trading Symbol

Verimatrix Selected as Combined Company Name to Better Reflect Broader Vision and Solution Offerings

Taptica International Rebrand Reflects Video Advertising Leadership