July 11, 2019

Featured News

BARB Rolls Out Meters to Improve SVOD Viewing Measurement

New routers will measure panel members' viewing on smartphones for the first time

Most Pay TV Operators Will Gain Subscribers and Revenue: Forecast

A report created by Digital TV Research finds that, for 505 operators in 135 countries, three-quarters will increase their subscribers between 2018 and 2024.

Amazon Rebrands Freedive as IMDb TV, Plans European Rollout

The ad-supported service will still be free, and new deals with Warner, Sony, and MGM are helping bolster its catalog with more recent blockbusters and catalog titles

Featured Articles

DIY: Rudimentary Video Streaming

In our last DIY article, we walked you through basic live audio streaming. Now, put on your coder's hat and dive into a basic video streaming project.

Tokyo Olympics 2020 to be “The Most Digital Ever” and Put Cameras in Orbit

International Olympic Committee broadcaster Olympic Broadcasting Services plans for rocketing increase in digital viewing and remote cloud production for next Olympics

VVC and AV1 Show Efficiency Gains; MPEG Announces Third Next-Gen Codec

BBC R&D finds that AV1 produces better low-bitrate quality than HEVC, but the codec picture will get even muddier in 2020 as MPEG fast tracks VVC, MPEG-5 EVC, and LCEVC

Industry News

MainConcept Officially Releases 2GO Product Line Solving Typical Production Workflow Challenges

The individual containerized microservice modules powered by MainConcept’s industry leading technology are the easiest way of enabling encoding, transcoding or streaming features in broadcast and OTT environments

Inside Secure Announces Group Company Name, New Identity and New Trading Symbol

Verimatrix Selected as Combined Company Name to Better Reflect Broader Vision and Solution Offerings

Brightcove Publishes Over-the-Top (OTT) TV Research with Insights on Adoption, Payment and Advertising Preferences in Vietnam

Over 80% of Vietnamese respondents are open to ad-funded subscription video on-demand (SVOD) services at a reduced price

Global AVOD revenues to reach $56 billion