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August 03, 2020

Online Video News

Nominate Now for the 2020 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards

What's your favorite streaming tool, tech, or service? It's time to make your nominations for the only awards in the online video industry that are chosen by end users.

Pocket.watch Premieres "Smiles & Smarts" Enrichment Content Package on Hulu

Series features 100 episodes of learning-themed kids entertainment, including Jillian's Mystery Craftbox and Ryan's World specials.

Featured Articles

First Look: BirdDog Flex 4K NDI Converters

An exclusive first-look review of the new BirdDog Flex NDI Converter, a tiny device that delivers tally, audio, video, PTZ control, audio intercom, and power via a single Ethernet cable.

Revry Takes the "Tribrid" Approach with its LGBTQ OTT Network

Revry is the first global LGBTQ video service, and it's growing like crazy. This year, it expanded with Brightcove's Beacon to offer a three-pronged approach to programming and monetization: live linear, SVOD, and AVOD.

Short Cuts

Best Practices for Streaming Deployment

Robert Reinhardt outlines his streaming gear and workflow from ingest to delivery in this clip from Streaming Media East Connect 2020.

Where Does QoS Demand Come From?

Steven Tripsas discusses how Zype approaches quality of service (QoS) to improve response times and to meet the expectations of different types of clients--live and VOD--in this clip from Content Delivery Summit 2020.

Blog

Streaming Media West is Going Virtual

We'll be bringing you 13 sessions, Streaming Media University Workshops, and the Content Delivery Summit during the last week of September and first week of October.

Will 2020 Push the Ad Industry to Standardize Brand Safety Guidelines?

Brand safety in the digital ad space has always been a fluid issue, and everyone in the industry is coming at it from a different perspective. In order to mitigate issues and prevent future failures, the advertising and digital media ecosystems need total transparency, and must create a set of stricter regulation guidelines.

Industry News

Use of Qumu Cloud Hits Record Levels as Enterprises Continue to Limit Travel, Support Work-at-Home, and Virtualize Events

Leading Enterprise Video Platform Sees Massive Increase in Users, as Internal and External Video Communication Becomes the ‘New Normal’ for Organizations

AVer Launches Advanced AI Auto Tracking Distance Learning Camera

The AVer TR310 Features Advanced Artificial Intelligence (AI) Tracking to Seamlessly Follow Teachers in the Classroom for Uninterrupted Remote Learner Engagement

Blackmagic Design Announces New ATEM Mini Pro ISO

New model adds a 5 channel recording engine to write all video inputs as separate video files for editing a live production after the event!

Blackmagic Design Announces New ATEM Streaming Bridge

New converter decodes H.264 live stream from ATEM Mini Pro so you can connect direct to any broadcaster, anywhere in the world via the internet!

Total Webcasting Pivots with UConn to Virtual Events

Total Webcasting partners with UConn to Deliver an Engaging Experience

Wurl Network Continued to Grow Exponentially Through the First Half of 2020

Ad impressions and hours of viewing set records in second quarter, boosting monetization and accelerating Wurl’s momentum