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October 21, 2019

Online Video News

Quibi, T-Mobile Announce Partnership, Although Details Are Scarce

The short-form mobile video service will partner with T-Mobile for its April 2020 launch, but what that means is unclear. Can subscribers expect a discount?

Consumers Would Prefer Streaming Service Bundles: Survey

Households subscribe to more streaming services than they did a year ago, but they're having trouble managing them all. The biggest hassle? Too many passwords.

Akamai Creates Edge-Based API to Combat Piracy by Blocking Access

CDN Akamai announced enhancements to its Intelligent Edge Platform designed to improved security, and one could give video content owners an advantage over pirates.

Featured Articles

7 Steps to Live Stream a Local Sporting Event Like a Pro

In the age of streaming video, as long as you have the right equipment you can live stream just about anything for the world to see. Here's how to make sure remote fans can enjoy every play of the game.

Will Ferrell, Shonda Rhimes, Questlove Creating Podcasting Slates

Entertainment celebrities are no longer content to create their own personal podcasts. The power play now is creating an entire slate of new productions.

Inside MPEG's Ambitious Plan to Launch 3 Video Codecs in 2020

The pace of innovation is getting faster and the demands on video codecs are getting greater. MPEG's three-part plan answers questions of royalties, licensing, and computational efficiency. Meet VVC, MPEG-5 Part 1 (EVC), and MPEG-5 Part 2 (LCEVC).

Short Cuts

How OTT Sports Streaming Will Change

UI Centric Director, Digital Strategy Moe Hamdhaidari discusses how shifting rights models will affect the future of OTT sports streaming services in this clip from his presentation at Streaming Media East 2019.

Basic Principles of SSAI

Harmonic Director, Playout Solutions Andy Warman explains the basics and benefits of server-side ad insertion in this clip from his presentation at Streaming Media East 2019.

Class Act

5 Best Practices for Using a Lightboard in Instructional Videos

Lightboards are great resources for online video learning, and they can be built for under $200. Here are five tips for getting impressive results every time.

Future in Focus

TV 2.0: The Future Isn't About Delivery, It's About Experience

The industry sees video as linear or OTT, but that's not the real distinction. What matters isn't how people get their video, but how they experience it.

Industry News

SnapStream, Official Volicon Transition Partner, Launches Its New Monitoring & Compliance Product

SnapStream Monitoring and Compliance builds on the company’s more than 10 years of experience with hundreds of customers and its recent takeover of end-of-life Volicon from Verizon Digital Media Services.

VidOvation and V-Nova Announce Strategic Partnership

VidOvation will represent V-Nova solutions in the U.S market, beginning with NAB Show New York

TAG Video Systems Returns to NAB Show NY with new strategy of “Zer0 Friction”

One Product, One Price, for all major Broadcast and Media applications that meets all Probing, Monitoring and Multiviewer needs anywhere, anytime. Company announces plans to share the secret of serving the entire video ecosystem with one solution at annua