October 11, 2012

Featured News

Skytide, Edgeware Collaborate on Quality of Experience Analytics

Joint solution reduces cost, complexity, and turnaround time for QoE reporting of multiscreen adaptive bitrate.

Viaplay Selects Envivio for Live Streaming to IP

The Nordic OTT specialist will use Envivio software-based encoders to send live video to set-top boxes.

Vimeo Launches Spanish Language Version; Others to Follow

Video-hosting site Vimeo has launched a Spanish translation. More translations will follow, says the company's CEO in this video report.

Featured Articles

Announcing the 2012 European Readers' Choice Awards Finalists

The votes are in, and here are the top three finalists in each category. Winners will be announced at Streaming Media Europe in London on 16 October.

Online Video Citizen Journalism Finds a Home at Al-Jazeera

Al-Jazeera is letting eye-witnesses upload video from some of the world's biggest hotspots, thanks to its redesigned citizen journalism portal.

The Coming Cyberwar: Could this Be the Future?

Think it can't happen here? Presenting a dystopian view on what happens when too much openness leads governments to regulate the internet.

All Eyes on London: A Look Ahead to Streaming Media Europe

The biggest online video show of the year will soon take over the Olympia Conference Centre. Get a preview of the names and topics that will make up Streaming Media Europe 2012, then learn about the new Video Infrastructure Summit.

Industry News

Rightster Studios agrees exclusive deal with Viral Spiral to produce Original Series featuring Harry and Charlie

Viral Spiral enlists Rightster’s expertise to help distribute and monetize original content around the 'Charlie Bit My Finger' brand; the most successful viral YouTube video of all time.

30% Of UK Smartphone Owners Stream Video

Research presented at a recent London briefing hosted by Futuresource Consulting and the MHL Consortium shows that spending on digital content is growing in all forms of entertainment and 30% of UK smartphone owners stream video to their mobile phones.

Global media use UK-supplied 'backpack' technology to offer viewers unique live coverage of Olympics

Many of the world’s media are using a device carried in a backpack to ensure their viewers see all the emotions and details of the Games live as they happen.