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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.

Featured Articles

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.

Short Cuts

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?

Industry News

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