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February 08, 2021

Online Video News

MGM Partners with Eluvio Content Fabric for Next-Gen Delivery

Eluvio Content Fabric used to support MGM sales with film and TV pre-releases, virtual premieres, screenings, marketing, and licensing of MGM's vast library

VVC Patent Pools: And Then There Were Two

Access Advance and MPEG LA will both administer patent pools for VVC, but it's still unclear what will be covered under the patents and what the likely royalty costs will be.

Featured Articles

Q&A: Zoom CTO Brendan Ittelson

Zoom has become the go-to communications tool for everything from business meetings and conferences to online learning and virtual happy hours. We talk to CTO Brendan Ittelson about the company's remarkable growth and its plans for the future.

Elevating Remote Production in the Cloud

What's the best way to handle a multiday conference with one remote panel event after another, with about 5 minutes between them, maybe less? What if you add video playback, remote slide presentations, and the inevitable last-minute changes?

Spotlights

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

2021: The Full Monty

Streaming Media publisher Joel Unickow has some bold predictions for the rest of 2021.

Short Cuts

The Art and Science of OTT Recommendation Algorithms

Streaming Media's Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen and S&P's Michelle Abraham discuss the juggling act OTT recommendation algorithms face in serving consumer and corporate expectations and ever-changing viewing patterns in this clip from Streaming Media West Connect.

How OTT Services Are Monetizing Content

Hub Entertainment's Jon Giegengack discusses what recent surveys have revealed about the evolving OTT market and which monetization models are working with today's viewers.

Blog

How Big Data Can Save the Big Screen

The COVID-19 pandemic changed the business of cinema forever. Studios that use data to adapt to a new world of windowing for VOD and EST strategies will thrive.

Bulk Streaming and Fake Listens: How Bots Are Impacting the Music Streaming Industry

K-pop fans are infamous for their "stop at nothing" philosophy towards boosting their favorites, including deploying bot farms to ensure they top the charts. Learn more about the economics of streaming — and how bots are being employed to game the system.

Industry News

Wiztivi’s cloud gaming product now available on mobile devices

In partnership with SFR and for the launch of the operator's 5G offer, Wiztivi has introduced a brand-new mobile compatible version of Streamava, its white label and off-the-shelf cloud gaming product.

NewTek Introduces ProTek; Product Support Tailored to Customer Needs

NewTek, the leader in IP-based video technology and part of the Vizrt Group, today announced the introduction of ProTek, an all-new tiered support program that allows customers to choose between 4 distinct levels of coverage, to include; Basic, Standard,

Telestream & Skyline Communications team up to create world’s first cloud-based OTT operations management solution

Telestream enables on-demand, cloud-based video monitoring at over 70 global data center locations