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November 20, 2019

Online Video News

Live Channels Not Part of Many Households' Streaming Strategies

Streaming video entertainment grows more popular each quarter, but will live channels be a part of it? "Live is dead," declares senior analyst Craig Moffett.

Instagram Takes Aim at TikTok With Reels, Launching in Brazil

Reels looks a lot like TikTok, and invites members to create 15-second music videos they can share with their followers.

Facebook Announces International Expansion of Collaboration Tool

The social network is expanding access to its Brand Collabs Manager tool. Using it, advertisers can find the right partners for branded partnerships.

Featured Articles

Streaming Media West 19 Keynote: Amazon Launches Fire TV Blaster

Having a simple voice interface that transcend devices creates a magical experience, Amazon said, and that explains the strategy behind the Fire TV Blaster.

3 Takeaways From Moscow State University's 2019 Codec Comparison

In rigorous tests of video codecs, only one produced vastly different results during objective and subjective examinations. What could cause that discrepancy?

How the Online Video Industry Can Prepare for 5G and Win Viewers

When OTT providers invest in building a user experience-centric culture they will instinctively gravitate to the leading edge of technology and dominate 5G.

Short Cuts

Streaming Analytics Demo: Datazoom

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

Can AI and Blockchain Help Fight Streaming Piracy?

Synamedia's Christopher Sass, NCTA's Matt Tooley, and Streaming Video Alliance's Jason Thibeault discuss the role emerging technologies can play in streaming content protection in this clip from their panel at Streaming Media East 2019.

Industry News

Network 10 Selects AWS Media Services for Richer Content

AWS Media Services provides Network 10 with faster and more reliable streaming video capabilities

New England's First Youth Esports Training Center Opens Dec. 15th

Uptime Esports offers a state-of-the-art esports facility, exciting tournaments, and competitive club teams that help gamers grow in-and-out of the arena

New SSIMWAVE Feature Delivers Actionable Insights Into Video Player Output

VOD Inspector Player Test allows source-to-playout visibility into viewer experience quality