August 07, 2019
Online Video News
Pay TV Execs Optimistic They Can Adapt to Changes: Report
Declining subscriber numbers don't bother today's pay TV executives, who are "cautiously optimistic" their companies can adapt to changing viewer preferences.
Adobe Adds Speed Controls to Premiere Rush Video Editor
After upgrading to v1.2, Adobe Premiere Rush users will be able to speed up or slow down sections of their clips, while automatically preserving the audio pitch.
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.
Big Data's Big Value: How Broadcasters Can Get an Upper Hand
Streaming services are collecting huge volumes of data on viewer preferences and histories, then using that data to drive new content production decisions.
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.
Video: What Is the Role of Packaging in Streaming Delivery?
Microsoft's David Sayed and Akamai's Will Law discuss chunking and the advantages of decoupling encoding or transcoding from packaging in this clip from Streaming Media East 2019.
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.
Streams of Thought
For Thought-Provoking Video, Forget About Slick Production Values
In a previous age, videoconferencing was bright, sterile, and unpleasant. It lacked the multi-sensory input that makes face-to-face meetings valuable.
Future in Focus
OTT Falls Into the Same Trap as Cable
Viewers turned away from cable because it offered them too many choices. OTT recreates the same problem, but on steroids. So what is the industry going to do about it?
Mediasite Announces New Integration with Zoom
Mediasite is the central destination for all Zoom cloud recordings
StreamGuys Expands Integration Possibilities for Enterprise-Class Streaming and Podcasting Solutions with New APIs
New developer interfaces for live stream and podcast management platform, along with insight-enabling analytics tools, enable seamless incorporation into customers’ existing systems and workflows
Lotame Unveils Industry’s Most Connected TV Offering: Lotame TV
Company continues its unstacked push, launching TV + digital product suite designed to help marketers connect TV viewership audiences for cross-screen digital campaigns