January 27, 2021
Online Video News
AVOD Service Tubi Reaches Audience 20+ Years Younger than Traditional Linear TV
With major viewership growth - +58% - over the past 12 months, Tubi viewers streamed 2.5 billion hours in 2020, nearly doubling in streaming hours year-over-year
CEO Interview: Richard Oesterricher, Streaming Global
Streaming Global aims to solve three of the online video industry's biggest pain points: high delivery costs, lack of reliable scalability, and too-long latencies
CEO Interview: Steve Orlando, Seaborn
Seaborn is helping its customers respond to the overwhelming demand for new OTT services with capacity and scale
CEO Interview: Claudio Lisman, Primestream
Primestream's Media IO and Xchange Media Cloud work together to create an IP Network Operations Center for live production and editing using any streaming protocol
CEO Interview: Christopher Levy, BuyDRM
We spoke with BuyDRM CEO and co-founder Christopher Levy about how his company is keeping up with the demand, how CMAF is changing the video landscape, and how watermarking and DRM are working hand-in-hand to thwart piracy.
How CDNs Prepare for Large-Scale Live Events
Touchstream CEO Brenton Ough stresses the importance of redundancy, testing, and more when delivering large-scale live-streamed events.
Top OTT Trends Coming in 2021
TAG Video Systems' Peter Wharton and Hub Entertainment's Jon Giegengack, and forecast OTT's future in this clip from Streaming Media West Connect.
Simplifying Live Streaming at Scale with DASH-IF
As competition for viewer attention increases, features that rely on timed metadata and low latency will become more important. Underpinning these features will be a need for better reliability and the new DASH-IF ingest specification should go a long way to addressing that.
Server-Side Selection is a Game Changer for Video Streaming
As adaptive bitrate streaming soars, operators are losing control over quality and resources. Server-side selection gives them back that control.
What Will CTV Look Like in 2021? Hint: It Might Be Different from 2020
While obstacles remain, connected TV advertising should see a rebound this year.
SSIMWAVE Team Wins Second Emmy Award in Six Years
Honored for leadership in perceptual quality metrics for video encoding optimization
Beamr Honored with Technology and Engineering Emmy® Award for its Content-Adaptive Video Encoding Technology
Beamr's content-adaptive encoding technology cuts video bandwidth by up to 50%, reducing congestion on backbone and last-mile networks
StriveCast joins the Streaming Video Alliance in 2021
StriveCast, the leading German P2P eCDN provider, has been granted an annual membership to the Streaming Video Alliance. The exclusive membership program selects companies that contribute to streaming video innovations each year and grants them an annual
IBC’s 2021 Accelerator Innovation Programme is Now Open for Project Challenges
Ground-breaking Media Innovation Programme Gets Set For 2021 Cycle Kick-start!
Telestream Unveils Latest Version of Wirecast
Featuring new ISO recording options and back-channel chat for Rendezvous
Haivision Introduces Hitless Failover to its Real-Time IP Video Networking Solutions
New Path Redundancy feature within the latest releases of the Makito video encoders and Haivision SRT Gateway delivers uninterrupted live video streaming over multiple IP paths
Smallest CES for a decade marks the start of a technological revolution says the DPP
The media industry’s business network, the DPP, has published its popular report on the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES). CES 2021: What consumer trends mean for the media industry unpacks the trends from this year’s show and combines them with a br
Encoding.com Honored with the 2020 Emmy® Award for Technology & Engineering
Innovative Developer of Cloud-Media Processing Platform Acknowledged for its Development of Massive Processing Optimized Compression Technologies