Via LA's Heath Hoglund Talks MPEG LA/Via Licensing Patent Pool Merger
08 May 2023
Following on the news that Via Licensing has acquired codec patent pool administrators MPEG LA to form Via LA as a "unified entity," Via LA President Heath Hoglund discusses how the pool will operate, as well as resulting synergies including streamlined IP distribution and economies of scale in this interview with Streaming Learning Center's Jan Ozer.
Subscription economy set to hit $599 billion by 2026
04 May 2023
New data from Juniper Research projects global subscriptions market will grow by 81% in the next three years
MPAI Reaches the 2nd milestone of the Roadmap for Metaverse Interoperability
02 May 2023
The international, non-profit, and unaffiliated Moving Picture, Audio and Data Coding by Artificial Intelligence (MPAI) organisation developing AI-based data coding standards has concluded its 31st General Assembly (MPAI-31) approving Version 1 of the MPAI Metaverse Model - Functionality Profiles.
NAB 2023: Datavideo Talks iCast 10 All-in-One Streaming Switcher
02 May 2023
Datavideo's John Devries and Streaming Media's Shawn Lam discuss the iCAST 10 NDI, an NDI-based switcher in this interview from the Datavideo booth at NAB 2023.
NAB 2023: vMix's Tim Vandenberg Talks NVIDIA GPU Unlocking, SRT, and vMix 26
26 Apr 2023
vMix Operations Manager Tim Vandenberg and Streaming Media's Shawn Lam discuss multistream encoding via GPU unlocking, SRT output, new mix effects and more in vMix 26 and more in the vMix booth at NAB 2023.
Philo Head of Advertising Reed Barker to Keynote Streaming Media East 2023 on the Evolving TV Landscape
19 Apr 2023
Reed Barker, Philo's innovative Head of Advertising, will deliver the second-day Streaming Media East 2023 keynote, "TV: What's Next is Now," where he will help to clarify the ever-evolving TV industry, sharing how an intense focus on the customer has allowed Philo to adapt and thrive, and how it offers a model for success in an increasingly competitive CTV landscape.
Talking the Future of FAST at NAB 2023
19 Apr 2023
A session on The Business of FAST: The Challenges in Monetization, Market Saturation and Viewer Engagement in the Streaming Summit at NAB 2023 brought together panelists from Brightcove, Gusto TV, Plex, Samsung TV Plus, SlingTV, and Vevo to discuss the surging FAST segment of the streaming market and strategic approaches to maximizing revenues and enhancing discoverability and personalization as more viewers tune in and new channels increasingly glut the market.
UK proposes ‘Video-on-demand Code’
30 Mar 2023
The UK government has published proposals which it says will enable public service broadcasters (PSBs) to compete better with foreign streamers.
Tubi Makes Debut on Nielsen's The Gauge as it Reaches 1% Total Viewing Minutes
27 Mar 2023
According to The Gauge, which tracks monthly TV and streaming usage in the U.S., Tubi has reached 1% of total TV viewing minutes in February 2023, making it the most watched FAST (free ad supported television) service in the U.S.
Netflix Ad Verification Is Good Science but Underwhelming Maths
21 Mar 2023
The fact that Netflix is embracing ad verification and thus doing what is expected of every major media company that serves ads is good to know, but not particularly newsworthy on its own. What makes the announcement significant is that it shows that Netflix is relying on a measurement requirement (not of their own creation) which is simply hard to take seriously.
Take Streaming Media's Spring 2023 State of Streaming Survey
21 Mar 2023
The teams at StreamingMedia.com and Help Me Stream Research Foundation are getting a jump on spring by releasing the Spring 2023 edition of the State of Streaming survey. This survey is our twice-annual look at the overall streaming industry. Take the survey today and help us understand just how the streaming landscape has shifted in the past six months.
MWC2023: The Metaverse will be user-generated
01 Mar 2023
Almost every major stand at MWC2023 in Barcelona features some version of the metaverse whether that's a digital twin or volumetric capture studio. Day 3 keynotes at MWC2023 focused on current challenges to building the metaverse and growing the metavers economy.
European Telcos Bark that Netflix and Big Tech Must Pay Fair Share–But Their Bark Lacks Bite
27 Feb 2023
Speaker after speaker at Mobile World Congress heralded a new era of cooperation and openness with US-based big tech at the same time as pleading for the heaviest data traffic streamers to pay their way—and urging regulators to step in if they do not.
MWC 2023: AWS, Microsoft, and Google partner with mobile operators to scale Web3 from cloud to edge
27 Feb 2023
Mobile telecoms operators are uniting with major cloud providers in a bid to make it easier to unlock the full potential of the edge compute revolution. The aim is to enable greater interoperability between carrier networks and between networks and the cloud via APIs to accelerate development of applications such as immersive mixed reality experiences and Web3.
Tubi Releases New Findings on Streaming TV Trends in its Annual Report, The Stream 2023: Actionable Audience Insights for Brands
14 Feb 2023
Tubi Sees 44% Growth in Total Viewing Time, Surpasses 5 Billion Streaming Hours in 2022 and Reaches 64 Million Monthly Active Users
93 Percent of Media Subscribers Are at Risk of Cancellation Every Month
07 Feb 2023
From Audio, TV, Sports, News, and Gaming, New Research from PCH Consumer Insights Uncovers Consumer Churn as a Significant Ecosystem Threat
No Laughing Matter: Synamedia Finds Comedy Is the Most Pirated Genre
07 Feb 2023
Value of entertainment piracy is 300% greater than sports with $400m+ revenue up for grabs in US alone by stopping piracy of ‘Spider Man: No Way Home', according to new data from Ampere Analysis
Supply Chain Barriers to Streaming's Great Rebundling
07 Feb 2023
Is a Great Rebundling upon us, with all-encompassing über bundles of once-disparate streaming services with cable-high price tags soon to engulf the OTT world? If so, the biggest barrier might not be cost or lack of choice. According to Ateliere CEO Dan Goman, the content companies involved lack the infrastructure or head count to pull it off.
Synamedia wins big during FIFA World Cup with Cellcom
01 Feb 2023
Leading video software provider Synamedia today announced that one of the largest Israeli telcos, Cellcom, turned to Synamedia Vivid Workflow as a Service (WaaS) low latency streaming to enhance its FIFA World Cup viewing experience.
Scotland’s First Minister Visits BBC Studioworks’ New Purpose-Built TV Studio in Glasgow – Fuelling the Growth of Scotland’s Creative Workforce
30 Jan 2023
Scotland's First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon visited BBC Studioworks' recently launched multi-camera television studio at Glasgow's Kelvin Hall to see first-hand the world-class, multi-camera facility and meet with young trainee graduates