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August 28, 2019

Online Video News

Brightcove End-of-Life News for Ooyala OVP Has Customers Panicked

Ooyala customers felt blindsided by Brightcove's decision to shut down the Ooyala OVP, a move that runs counter to what they had recently been told by management.

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.

Featured Articles

Announcing the State of Streaming 2019 Survey: We Need Your Help

StreamingMedia.com is undertaking the first-ever survey calculating the size and health of the entire streaming industry. Take a few minutes to answer our questions and you just might win a prize!

The State of PTZ Over NDI

This article highlights NDI-based multicam live production, particularly as it involves pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) cameras and integrated PTZ-NDI workflows.

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.

Short Cuts

What Is Machine Learning as a Service?

RealEyes Media CTO Jun Heider discusses MLaaS and how to leverage it in this clip from his Video Engineering Summit presentation at Streaming Media East 2019.

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.

The Industry

The Bloated Bundle: Today's vMVPDs Are Anything But Skinny

Skinny bundles promised to be bargain-priced alternatives to expensive pay TV packages. Now, they're nearly as pricey as cable and satellite. Where did it all go wrong?

Future in Focus

Taming the Many-Headed Problem of Video Content Discovery

Sure, today's OTT video platforms could share data and create comprehensive video recommendation systems, but they don't want to. Here's why they should care.

Industry News

Avigilon New High Definition Video Appliance Line Empowers End-Users

The Third Generation High Definition Video Appliance delivers high performance and reliability and streamlines the deployment and maintenance of video security systems

BuyDRM Releases The KeyOS MultiKey Server For Linux With Multi-DRM Support

Multi-DRM License Delivery Now Available For Hospitality OTT Offerings

SSIMWAVE Shows Support for Dolby Vision at IBC2019

At its IBC stand (Hall 1.B13), SSIMWAVE will show how its SSIMPLUS® VOD Monitor Inspector provides full-reference SSIMPLUS viewer scores of Dolby Vision source and output files.