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June 01, 2020

Online Video News

Global OTT Revenues to Hit $167 Billion in 2025

Disney+ has helped SVOD revenues continue to rise on a steady pace, while COVID-19 has temporarily stunted AVOD's growth

Quizuna: Producing a Hit Live Quiz Show During Quarantine

Quarantined in Tokyo, and looking for a way connect with others around the country who were sheltering at home as they were, Japanese Hollywood actress Ikumi Yoshimatsu and RIM Entertainment's Matt Taylor decided to do what they do best--develop and deliver a new show with Ikumi on camera and Matt producing--from the bedroom of their Tokyo apartment.

Featured Articles

The Streaming Toolbox: Zixi, Cleeng, and Penthera

We look at a B2B intelligence layer for content transport, a company that enables customer relationship management decisioning, and a service that facilitates offline viewing.

Roundup: Compact Mics for Compact Cameras

Compact, prosumer 4K cameras like the Canon XA40 and XA45 pack enough professional features that they're well worth considering for pro producers who need to travel light or with a compact kit. Choosing such a camera also means accessorizing it with properly proportioned compact audio gear--like the options we'll explore here.

Android TV: The Future of Television?

Google's TV platform may be the best hope for a future in which pay TV and OTT exist side by side.

Short Cuts

Streaming Architecture Tips for Live Events at Scale

id3as' Dom Robinson, Disney's Eric Klein, and CBS' Flavio Ribiero offer practical advice for delivering large-scale streams, including how CBS Interactive honed their Super Bowl workflow before game day.

Is Large-Scale Streaming Infrastructure Moving to the Cloud?

id3as' Dom Robinson, Disney's Eric Klein, and CBS' Flavio Ribiero discuss the pros and cons of the ongoing cloud-ward migration of streaming architecture.

Streams of Thought

Shouldering Our Responsibility to Educate the Streaming Market

As companies and individuals pivot online in the "new normal," it's up to us in the streaming industry to put education ahead of profit

The Producer's View

When it Comes to Bitrates, Less is Always More

What can streaming producers do in the short-term to reduce the load during these COVID-19-related bandwidth usage spikes?

Blog

Preview: Content Delivery Summit 2020

Content Delivery Summit Chair Dom Robinson previews Content Delivery Summit 2020, the leading conference for CDN, edge delivery, and distributed computing, which Streaming Media is hosting as a free full-day webinar on June 1.

Industry News

Baltimore Hospital reaches Health Care Workers Through Live Streaming with Teradek

Martin Jenoff is dedicated to getting the news out around Baltimore. He shoots and edits at the local network news station two days a week, presides over the local videographers group, and with his own Focal Point Productions, has been providing live stre

AJA Announces Ki Pro Ultra 12G

New Multi-Channel HD Recorder and 4K/UltraHD/2K/HD Recorder/Player with 12G-SDI Connectivity

Conviva Announces Strategic Partnership with Akamai to Enhance Streaming Video Experiences for End Users

LTN Global launches LTN Wave: an IP-based alternative to satellite distribution

LTN Global has today announced the launch of LTN Wave, a terrestrial IP-based distribution solution designed as an alternative to satellite distribution. LTN Wave brings together LTN’s transport, monitoring and control solutions to enable broadcast qualit

The Switch launches cloud-based TV Production-as-a-Service to deliver industry’s most flexible and comprehensive live production platform

The Switch, the platform for the production and global delivery of live video, has launched MIMiC, an on-demand cloud-based production-as-a-service offering that gives broadcasters, streaming services, rights holders and enterprises access to remote produ

BaishanCloud Announces Launch of Global Partner Program

BaishanCloud, a leading global cloud data service provider specializing in cross-border content delivery and edge security, launches its global partner program, which is designed to build stronger cloud offerings to accommodate evolving customer needs and