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November 04, 2020

Online Video News

Mediasite Events Announces New Complete Virtual Event Platform

Virtual experience includes customized website, streamed sessions, e-posters, an expo hall with sponsors, interactive activities, live chat and more

The 2020 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards Finalists

More than 2,200 readers voted in 26 categories. We'll announce the winners later this month, but here's a tease—the top three vote-getters in each category. And you just might be surprised at the names you see.

Datazoom Launches First Collection Data Dictionary for CDN Log Streaming

CDN log streaming is critical to understanding end-to-end real-time video performance, and the new CDN Data Dictionary makes accessing that data easier

Featured Articles

5G's Future Is Broken. Here's Why We Need 6G

InterDigital, one of the chief architects of generational telecoms developments, says true immersive video experiences are a bust at 5G

The Algorithm Series: Live Event Scaling

There are four key delivery methods for live content, and understanding the math behind them can help decision makers determine which is the best for their applications.

Short Cuts

FCC Captioning Requirements for Streaming Video

FCC Chief, Disability Rights Office, Suzy Rosen Singleton breaks down FCC Captioning Requirements as they apply to streaming content in this clip from her presentation at Streaming Media West Connect 2020.

HBO's Best Practices for OTT Personalization

HBO's Sarah Lyons explains how HBO approaches algorithm-driven recommendations and human curation in personalization on the HBO Max OTT channel in this clip from a panel at Streaming Media West Connect 2020.

Blog

New Opportunities: 2020's Top 5 Shifts for Videoconferencing Consumption

The pandemic has put videoconferencing and webcasting platforms for distance learning, religious services, government video, and more, and they're likely to stay there permanently.

Don't Believe the 5G Streaming Video Hype

5G holds promise for smart cities, smart vehicles, and industrial automation. For video streaming? Not so much.

Industry News

AVer Information Inc. USA Releases Latest AI Auto Tracking Cameras

AVer TR311 and TR313 PTZ cameras are SRT Ready with artificial intelligence tracking

Wurl Network Ad Impressions More Than Double in Q3 As Streaming TV Viewership Skyrockets

Growth in All Key Metrics Underscores Rise of Ad-Supported Linear Streaming TV

V-Nova announces the completion of MPEG-5 LCEVC standard

• MPEG-5 Part 2 LCEVC (Low Complexity Enhancement Video Coding) achieves ISO FDIS standard status (ISO 23094-2) • Independently validated to deliver higher quality at up to 40% lower bitrates, LCEVC enhances the compression & computational efficiency of