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September 14, 2020

Online Video News

AVOD Services' Appeal is Growing, says Tubi/OnePoll Study

New research shows one in four Americans ages 18-34 have canceled a subscription service in favor of using a free service in the past few months, with 37% also stating that they would try a streaming service with ads to watch something new

Verizon Media Partners with the NFL on Two New Fan Experiences This Season

"Watch Together" Co-Viewing Experience Enables Fans to Video Chat on Their Phones with Friends While Watching Live Local and Primetime Games in the Yahoo Sports App for Free; New "Yahoo Sports PlayAR" Game Center Experience Enhanced with NFL's Next Gen Stats

New Qumu App Transforms Zoom Into Large-Scale Broadcasting Platform for Enterprises

Qumu Stream, Record, and Manage is now available at no charge as part of all Zoom corporate licensing plans

Featured Articles

Sky: "It's All Digital Now"

It's time to get beyond the notion that it's pay TV vs OTT, argued executives from Sky, ViacomCBS, YouTube, and Roku at a "virtual IBC" event hosted by Bitmovin

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?

Short Cuts

How to Target and Test Your Livestreams

videoRx CTO Robert Reinhardt outlines best practices for choosing and testing players and targets for client streams in this clip from Streaming Media East Connect 2020.

How to Balance Encoding Time and Quality

Jan Ozer explains how to choose presets and tweak encoding parameters when prioritizing speed or quality, and how to find the perfect balance.

Blog

Micro-Wagering: The Future of Sports Betting with Real-Time Streaming Technology

Sports betting is about to be revolutionized, and streaming needs to catchup to the micro-wagering trend.

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

Industry News

Synamedia brings the benefits of cloud to its entire video network portfolio with new VN Cloud managed service

Synamedia today launched Synamedia VN Cloud, a managed service for its entire video network portfolio.

Synamedia zeros in on industrial-scale piracy with new intelligence-first security model

Synamedia today launched a new intelligence-first security model laser-focused on eradicating streaming pirates’ businesses and protecting legimitate providers’ revenues.

TriCaster® 2 Elite Showcases Live Production Power with IBC’s 5G Accelerator Innovation Programme

NewTek, the leader in IP-based video technology and part of the Vizrt Group, is proud to announce that IBC is using the recently launched TriCaster® 2 Elite as its live production system of choice for an upcoming panel discussion on the cutting edge of br

NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith Announces 2021 NAB Show Rescheduled for October

NAB Show now scheduled for October 9–13, 2021 in Las Vegas