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November 04, 2019

Online Video News

Streaming Video Quality Way Up But Not for Ads, Says Conviva

Even as streaming quality goes up, video ad performance is suffering. The report also looks at the connected device market and finds Roku still king.

Haivision Acquires LightFlow Media From Epic Labs, Gains AI

Haivision will add LightFlow's video encoding and multi-CDN routing AI technology to its current products, and is taking on the Madrid-based team that created it.

Hub Survey Finds OTT Subscription Fatigue: 66% Dropping Subs

With high-profile OTT services launching in the near future, how will households cope with the growing demand on their wallet? By dropping subscriptions.

HBO Max Launching in May With 10K Hours and a $14.99 Price Tag

AT&T plans to invest $4 billion in HBO Max over the next three years, and believes it will be profitable by 2025. By that time it hopes to have 80 million subscribers.

Sony Shutting Down PlayStation Vue; First vMVPD Casualty?

The company cited the expense of network contracts as a key reason it will shut down the four-year-old subscription service in January 2020.

Featured Articles

The Future of OTT Is in Tailored Experiences, Says Android TV

Today's streaming TV providers don't know what tomorrow's viewers will want, which is why Android TV was created with a modular approach that allows for fast updates.

Review: Roku Ultra Adds Valuable, if Minor, Remote Features

TV time becomes a little more enjoyable thanks to an upgraded remote with mute and two programmable buttons. It's appreciated, but it's no reason to upgrade.

The Need for Speed: Demand for Low-Latency Streaming Is High

Low latency video streaming is on everyone's mind, but figuring out the latency your project needs—as well as how to get it—can be a slow process. Let this article be your guide.

Short Cuts

Streaming Analytics Demo: SnowPlow

VideoRx CTO Robert Reinhardt demos SnowPlow Analytics in his Video Engineering Summit presentation at Streaming Media East 2019.

What Is the Streaming Industry Doing to Solve its Piracy Problem?

Streaming Video Alliance Executive Director Jason Thibeault and NCTA VP of Broadband Technology Matt Tooley discuss current industry-wide efforts to address privacy concerns in this clip from their panel at Streaming Media East 2019.

Blog

Twitch Talks Women Gamers at Esports and Sports Streaming Summit

One highlight of the upcoming conference will be a Twitch vice president talking with an influential gamer about the current environment for women in gaming. Here's a preview.

Streaming Media West Preview: Cloud Graphics Are the Future!

Here are six reasons why cloud graphics and overlays are the future of streaming TV, plus one big reason to attend Streaming Media West next month in Los Angeles.

Industry News

BrightTALK Unveils New Talks Platform, Redefining Industry Standard for Live Webinars

Cloudinary Launches AI-Enabled Video Management Platform

Enhanced solution allows companies to deliver engaging, dynamic video at scale in minutes

Verizon and Defense Media Activity Partner to Deliver Digital Content to Service Members

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