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January 08, 2020

Online Video News

Brightcove’s Latest Global Video Index Sees Streaming Sports Scoring Big

Sports streaming views are way up, especially on connected TVs and smartphones, and the longer the content, the more likely viewers are to finish it on the big screen

Akamai Reports Improved Performance with BBR Algorithm

The Bottleneck Bandwidth and Roundtrip Time (BBR) algorithm is now being deployed to 80% of the CDN's customers, resulting in performance improvements of up to almost 19%.

Featured Articles

How to Build Live Linear OTT Channels in the Cloud

Rather than building a schedule and expensively re-encoding assets in real time for broadcast, this article explains how how to decouple the monolith of playout software into discrete components on top of AWS services. The approach discussed will open new possibilities of channel customization, personalization, and end-user quality, while also dramatically reducing running costs.

How to Leverage Opportunities in eSports Streaming

The latest innovations and growing affordability of livestreaming technology have opened the esports livestreaming market to the average consumers, allowing anyone to become a live streamer with the right tools. Learn how the latest technology developments have enabled esports fans to join YouTube, Twitch, Mixer, or other livestreaming services.

Short Cuts

How Is HBO Approaching Data Aggregation?

Streaming Video Alliance's Jason Thibeault and WarnerMedia's Jason Press discuss AT&T's Xandr acquisition and data aggregation strategy in this clip from their fireside chat at Streaming Media West 2019.

Can Niche OTT Services Survive Without Aggregators?

Dillon Media Ventures' Rob Dillon, Zendesk's Joe Jorczak, Didja's Jim Long, Brightcove's Mike Green, and Digital Media Strategies' Josette Bonte discuss the discovery challenges niche OTT services face in this clip from Streaming Media West 2019.

Industry News

ESP xMedia and Matrox Offer Breakthrough Cloud-Based, Multi-Camera Workflows

The ESPxCloud video platform and Monarch EDGE 4K/multi-HD encoder solution delivers personalized, broadcast-quality productions for unprecedented viewing experiences

SRT Alliance Eclipses 300 Members with Alibaba Cloud, Internet Initiative Japan, Kiswe, and Red5 Pro supporting the SRT Open Source Video Streaming Project

SRT protocol continues meteoric rise in popularity, fuelling low latency video transport across the globe