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August 26, 2019

Online Video News

Video Streaming Will Be 5G's Killer App, Predicts IHS Markit

As the 5G era breaks, video streaming will be its killer app. IHS Market says 74% see streaming video as the most compelling reason to upgrade their home internet.

Netflix to Grow U.S. Subscribers But Lose Market Share: eMarketer

SVOD leader Netflix had a weak quarter, but the researchers at eMarketer see it bouncing back with strong subscriber numbers for the rest of the year.

Apple+ Will Reportedly Cost $9.99/Month at November Launch

Unconfirmed reports say Apple's Apple+ subscription video service will debut by November with a monthly price of $9.99.

Featured Articles

Roland VR-1HD AV Streaming Mixer Review

Dive into the essential hardware functionality, features, and usability of the Roland VR-1HD AV Streaming Mixer, then learn about its software functionality, audio mixing, and how it works with programs like OBS, Vmix, and Wirecast to stream to services like Facebook Live and YouTube.

HEVC, AV1, VVC: How to Make Sense of 2019's World of Codecs

The old realities that used to dictate codec adoption no longer apply. Opening up new markets now matters more than reducing operating expenses. How are HEVC, AV1, and VVC positioned for the future?

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.

Short Cuts

What Makes a Good QoE Metric?

SSIMWAVE Chief Science Officer Zhou Wang discusses the shortcomings of traditional QoE metrics in this clip from his Video Engineering Summit presentation at Streaming Media West 2019.

Scaling Streaming Delivery: Technical Scale vs. Operational Scale

VDMS Principal Product Manager Scott Goldman discusses the combination of delivery and operational considerations in streaming at scale in this clip from a Live Streaming Summit panel at Streaming Media East 2019.

Blog

Voting Is Now Open for the 2019 Readers' Choice Awards!

Let the competition begin! Voting begins for the streaming video industry awards that matter most—because winners are chosen by the community itself.

Disney Raises the Stakes, and the Competition Should Be Worried

The Disney+/ESPN+/Hulu triple-play offers something for the whole family, and comes at a budget-conscious price. As opening shots go, it's a howitzer.

Industry News

Insys Video Technologies to Unveil New Cloud Media Recording Solution and Expanded OTT Platform at IBC2019

Company will showcase new and established solutions in dual presence at the show – a dedicated exhibit pod plus demonstrations at the Amazon Web Services stand

IBC 2019: Synamedia unveils new solutions and services to combat piracy

Tidal Unveils Playable Video Sharing Capabilities For Instagram Stories

Users Can Also Share Songs and Albums Directly to Stories Across Social Channels