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August 19, 2019

Online Video News

Global Sports Fans Prefer Smart Phones, Not Into in Cord-Cutting

In a sign that video streaming is now expected even by sports-loving pay TV customers, Grabyo found that 65% prefer phone viewing.

Amobee Launches Connected TV Data Marketplace for Advertisers

Created in partnership with over 60 data sources, Amobee's data marketplace lets advertisers deliver to over 60,000 audience segments.

Mux Takes $20M in Series B Round, Plans New Features, R&D

Mux, a startup that provides video analytics and infrastructure tools, announced that it's taken $20 million in funding in a Series B round.

CBS, Viacom Form ViacomCBS, Merging to Combat Netflix and YouTube

"The streaming wars haven't even started!" With ViacomCBS now accelerating its online video strategy, viewers are going to see even more competition for their attention.

Featured Articles

Shangri-LA Chases Streaming Video Success in Paradise: A Q&A

Online series Shangri-LA is a funny and heartfelt look at oddballs on the extreme fringes of Hollywood. Here's a conversation with the director about calling in favors and creating a show.

Now Streaming: Video for the Government and Public Sectors

The online video revolution isn't just changing how we watch our favorite shows. Learn how video is informing and entertaining government and public sector employees.

The List of the 50 Companies That Matter Most in Online Video in 2019

Our panel of streaming media experts has spoken, and these are the 50 companies doing the most important and innovative work in online video today.

Short Cuts

Does Adding HDR Justify Multi-Codec Delivery?

Mozilla Senior Research Engineer Nathan Egge discusses the value of enabling new use cases in determining whether to pursue a multi-codec strategy in this clip from a panel at Streaming Media East 2019.

Streaming Video Latency: The Current Landscape

NGCodec CEO, Founder & President Oliver Gunasekara breaks down the low-latency landscape for distribution in this clip from a Live Streaming Summit panel at Streaming Media East 2019.

Editor's Note

Trouble Ahead: Netflix's Bad Quarter Could Turn Into a Bad Year

The constant drip, drip, drip of bad news for the SVOD leader has taken its toll, and viewers are leaving en masse. Suddenly the giant doesn't look so powerful.

Class Act

YouTube's Do-it-Yourself Videos Show the Best Teachers Are Online

There are plusses and minuses to having instant access to a world of knowledge, but YouTube's do-it-yourself repair videos are a godsend for technical education.

Industry News

Haivision Video Streaming Solutions Granted Authority to Operate at NASA

Haivision IPTV and video streaming technology will help NASA distribute live and on-demand video across NASA facilities nationwide

Parks Associates: Free Trials Influence Over Half of OTT Video Service Subscriptions

Future of Video features AT&T VP as Keynote

Telestream Announces the Next Generation of Wirecast Gear

Highest performing turnkey video streaming production system ever offered in its price range