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August 05, 2019

Online Video News

Facebook Open Sources Two Video- and Photo-Matching Tools

With the goal of preventing harmful content, Facebook offers technology that can identify and block photos and videos as quickly as they're uploaded.

Streaming Video Revenues Hold Steady, Pay TV Sees Sharp Decline

Household spending on online video has remained fixed since 2014, reports Parks Associates, staying at around $8 to $9 per month.

Indie Darling Vimeo Goes Corporate, Introduces Vimeo Enterprise

Large organizations can create sites exclusively for internal teams or selected customers, and hold live events for audiences of any size.

Netflix Rules in Global OTT Demand, But its Lead Is Slipping

Parrot Analytics sees cracks in the Netflix armor: It's still the dominant force in digital original video, but competition is slowly taking its market share.

Featured Articles

Akamai Explains the Security Risks With Streaming Video Services

Data breaches aren't just a concern for financial platforms. Hackers also target OTT platforms. Here are three best practices for keeping subscriber data safe.

3 Innovative Technologies for Improving OTT QoE

To create high-quality, broadcast-like streaming for the home, the solutions are already here. Discover what content-aware encoding, CMAF for low latency, and edge scaling can offer.

How to Convert Live Video Viewers Into Customers

In today's mobile-first world, live video lets brands connect directly and instantly with their social media followers. This article explains how to increase the ROI of live video, turning viewers into customers.

Short Cuts

Video: How Per-Title Encoding Works

Streaming Learning Center Principal Jan Ozer explains per-title encoding and rates the different per-title encoding technologies in this clip from his presentation at Streaming Media East 2019.

Video: Pros and Cons of HLS for Live Streaming Playback

videoRX CTO Robert Reinhardt demonstrates the benefits and drawbacks of HLS and DASH in this clip from his presentation at Streaming Media East 2019.

Blog

$21: The Amount Consumers Want to Pay Barely Covers Two Services

Households are reacting to new OTT offerings by tightening their belts and closing their wallets. Is this a boon for ad-supported services or the end of expansion?

Deadline Extended: Make Your Readers' Choice Nominations Now!

What streaming technologies and products are the best of the best? Our readers will decide soon, so make your nominations today.

The DirecTV Now Name Must Be the Real Problem, Decides AT&T

Customers are fleeing DirecTV Now because they don't like the DirecTV name, the parent company decides. What do they like better? Their phone company, of course.

Industry News

Diagonal View to Bring Over 1,500 Hours of Content and 15 million Fans from Its Popular YouTube Channels to BitMovio's Blockchain-Enabled Video Entertainment Marketplace

Diagonal View, a digital video network, delivering tens of millions of subscribers and billions of views across YouTube and other digital platforms generated from professionally produced content that BitMovio users will now enjoy through the next-gen gami

Bring it home: The Switch Expands At-Home Production Services to Meet Growing Demand for Live TV

VidMob Expands International Footprint With Offices In Ireland & Brazil

New EMEA Headquarters in Dublin Signs Sainsbury’s, Coup, Dolap, Asambeauty & Carolina Lemke as Inaugural Clients