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January 22, 2020

Online Video News

What You Might Have Missed at CES 2020

CES isn't just about the biggest and best TVs. Here are a few new products that floated under the radar but are worth your attention.

Balance of Power Shifts Among HEVC Patent Pools

Nine members of the MPEG LA HEVC pool—including ETRI, KBS, NTT, and NTT DOCOMO—have left and joined the HEVC Advance pool

66% of National Advertisers Have Purchased OTT or CTV Ads, says FreeWheel Survey

The survey also predicts that linear TV ad spending will drop significantly in the next 12 months, while all forms of advanced TV advertising continue to grow

Featured Articles

8K and Beyond: How Much is Too Much?

With higher-quality source material, new forms of content can take shape, from top-shelf VR to immersive live event viewing, as home TVs morph into giant, modular, wall-sized viewing platforms.

L.A. Stories: Facebook and Verizon Bring Video Production In-House

Nestled in Los Angeles' Playa Vista neighborhood, Facebook and Verizon Media's RYOT 5G Studio are using the latest social strategies and technologies to create innovative content that connects with viewers in unpredictable ways

Vizbee: Darren Feher’s Next Act

The longtime industry vet and his team are betting on an innovative approach to casting as the next big thing for OTT platforms

Short Cuts

Amazon Fire TV Cube and the Future of Voice Control in OTT

Streaming Media VP & Editor-in-Chief Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen and Amazon VP, Fire TV Devices & Experience Sandeep Gupta discuss key developments in voice control and the OTT home entertainment experience in this clip from their keynote at Streaming Media West 2019.

How Do Viewers Choose Streaming TV Providers?

Streaming Media VP & Editor-in-Chief Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen and Philo CTO Ben Chambers discuss price and other points of differentiation that drive live linear OTT buying decisions in this clip from their fireside chat at OTT Leadership Summit at Streaming Media West 2019.

Industry News

Synamedia Partners With USSI Global to Provide Video Network Services to Joint Customers

Synamedia Unveils International Partnership with World Wide Technology

Intinor joins SRT Alliance

Intinor, Sweden’s leading developer of products and solutions for high-quality video over internet, has joined the Secure Reliable Transport (SRT) Alliance.