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October 02, 2019

Online Video News

Android Phones Are Gaining in Popularity for Video: Brightcove

Ease of use gave Apple iOS devices an early lead in online video viewing, but "times have changed" notes a Brightcove report.

Vidyard Introduces Free Plan for Limited Business Hosting

Business video platform Vidyard introduces no- and low-cost Free and Pro plans, designed to ease businesses into online video without a large financial commitment.

Vimeo Creates a Job Marketplace to Help Companies Tap Top Talent

Rather than relying on word-of-mouth, Vimeo members have a new way of finding paying gigs. Best of all, Vimeo doesn't want a cut.

Featured Articles

Netflix Goes to the Other Side of the Mirror With Bandersnatch

Learn the streaming challenges Netflix faced presenting Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, which gave viewers choices and advanced interactive storytelling.

Akamai Offers Best Practices for Troubleshooting Live Streams

Providing flawless live streaming quality has never been more complex—or essential. However, relying on performance monitoring, real-time communications, and AI can ensure satisfied end-users.

Partnerships Critical for Streaming Video Ad Success: Comscore

Will the walls of walled gardens come down? Not fully, but online platforms will need to share a lot more data if they're going to provide the metrics advertisers demand.

Short Cuts

How to Make VR Take Off

Stringr's James Payne, FlightLine Films' Jay Nemeth, and SkyRae's Scott Gillies discuss current challenges to moving VR into the mainstream in this clip from their Live Streaming Summit panel at Streaming Media East 2019.

How Microservices Benefit Broadcasters

Imagine Communications' Mark Myslinski and Bitmovin's Paul MacDougall discuss advantages if microservices for broadcast applications such as agility and scalability in this clip from their OTT Leadership Summit panel at Streaming Media East 2019.

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The Quiet Conference: At IBC 2019, No News Was Good News

Some years are revolutionary, some are evolutionary, and some are just "meh." Here's why those "meh" years are the best ones for the industry.

Industry News

Agora.io Fuels Faster Time-to-Market for Mobile App Developers with Agora Partner Gallery

New program connects developers with network of verified vendors

Discovery, Inc. Partners with FreeWheel on Multi-Year Agreement to Unify Its Advertising Management and Aggregate Audience Scale Across All Screens

Discovery to Use FreeWheel’s Unified Decisioning Platform to Re-aggregate Scale, Enhance Targeting Capabilities, and Simplify the Workflow for Transactions with Advertising Buyers

New Industry-Approved “NEXTGEN TV” Name, Logo Will Distinguish ATSC 3.0-Enabled Tech Devices, Says CTA