October 19, 2017

Featured News

Half of Video Viewing Will Be Mobile and On-Demand by 2020

Consumers around the world continue to cut the cord, Ericsson finds, moving to on-demand video services. But discovering shows worth watching can be a chore.

Finnish Video AI Specialist Valossa Takes $2 Million in Funding

The video artificial intelligence company will use the investment to grow its product teams and global sales and marketing efforts.

Ericsson Unveils MediaFirst Content Processing

Firm's media unit continues to innovate while looking for a buyer; MediaFirst Content Processing promises low latency via distributed cloud infrastructure

Featured Articles

Streaming Forum '18 Call for Speakers Now Open

Sky's Jeff Webb will keynote the 2018 Streaming Forum, which will focus on "Building Smarter OTT Services." Want to speak at the event? Read on to find out how.

Can Better Monitoring Prevent a Replay of Class Action Against Showtime?

Showtime faces a class action after problems with the Mayweather-McGregor fight stream. Continual and complete testing might mitigate future brand damage if the issue was not with the content provider.

New Video Meetup Features Streaming Media Editors

The SMAdvancedForum video meetup looks to resurrect the spirit and substance of the Streaming Media Advanced Forum email list of yore, and launches this Thursday.

Industry News

Republic TV teams up with Brightcove to deliver Online News Video experiences globally

India-based, English-language news channel has seen viewership increase up to 52 percent since the broadcaster launched in May 2017

Major German Newspaper Bild Deploys LiveU Technology for Live Content Across Multiple Platforms

Best-selling German tabloid newspaper Bild has turned to LiveU to stream live video content across multiple platforms. Already experienced with video, Bild wanted to expand into live video, with more advanced technology than it had been using before.

Zattoo enters US market with TV Everywhere for Hotwire Communications

Zattoo and Hotwire Communications enter a long term agreement for a feature-rich TV Everywhere service.

Kudelski Group agrees to a patent cross license and technology collaboration agreement with Roku