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September 07, 2020

Online Video News

Vote Now for the 2020 Readers' Choice Awards!

Let the competition begin! The polls are open for the streaming video industry awards that matter most—because winners are chosen by the community itself. And you'll be entered to win a HuddleCamHD Pro IP NDI Webcam when you cast your vote!

Consumers Go to Streaming Before Pay TV: Hub Research

Netflix and other OTT services are now the first stop when consumers are looking for something to watch

Bingie Spotlights Word-of-Mouth Streaming Recommendations

The app, which launches on iOS today, aims to improve search and discovery by putting focus on friends, family, and other trusted sources

Featured Articles

The Algorithm Series: Video Player Performance

Multiple algorithms for encoding, transfer, and playback intersect in the end user's player. So how can you make the numbers work in your favor?

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.

Short Cuts

How to Ensure Smooth OTT Platform Integration

FandangoNOW's Rema Morgan-Aluko, fuboTV's Geir Magnusson, Sinclair's Michael Bouchard, and Eyevinn's Magnus Svensson discuss best practices for integrating OTT components and platforms in this clip from Streaming Media East Connect 2020.

Biggest Challenges Facing OTT Providers

Verizon's Darren Lepke, fuboTV's Geir Magnusson, and Reality Software's Nadine Krefetz discuss the present and future of OTT in this clip from Streaming Media East Connect 2020.

Blog

How to Stay Ahead in Today’s Unprecedented Media & Entertainment Landscape

The new normal calls for innovative approaches to content protection, aggregation, customer data, and business models

The ABCs of the "New Normal" for Streaming Services

Streaming usage is way up, and it's not going back down anytime soon. By focusing on analytics, bandwidth, and compression, OTT services can deliver high-quality experiences at scale.

Industry News

Telestream Streamlines UHD Post Production with Latest PRISM Waveform Monitor Software

Featuring enhanced test tools for UHD, 4K/8K with RGB 4:4:4 12-bit HDR/WCG and latest immersive audio formats

Advantage Brazil: The Switch selected by Globo to deliver live tennis feeds from the 2020 US Open

• Unique and innovative set-up allows Brazilian broadcaster to select what coverage to feature in its telecast from 20 live action feeds • Delivered from New York to Rio via three dedicated transmission paths set up by The Switch

New NAGRA Analysis Shows how Pay-TV, Telco and Premium Content businesses can create resilience in a post-COVID world

Service providers can analyze key customer behavior and improve revenue and cost drivers across four areas of business: subscriber value, content management, operational efficiency, and advertising effectiveness