Archive for the ‘TV Everywhere’ Category

Streaming Video OTT FAQ: Acquiring video, Multiscreen streaming including Android and iOS, Streaming Video CC Compliance

June 4, 2015 7:30 am

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Learn more about streaming video OTT with some questions and answers. Focuses specifically HLS, DASH, Closed Captioning, Video Monetazation and more.   What challenges can I expect ingesting...

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Here it comes: Sports Networks Are Setting Up Deals to Make Money from Live Broadcasts Online

February 22, 2015 12:28 pm

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The NFL online? Besides the World Cup, the NFL is the sports based ultimate stress test for at home broadband. The Chernin Group CEO Peter Chernin says NFL games, as well as other major live sporting events, is lumbering towards the year 2005 and making their content available online. Money is a funny thing when it comes to bringing pro sports owners together.

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Why has Netflix’s Transition to 4k HEVC been so challenging so far

January 20, 2015 8:43 pm

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Netflix’s chief product officer, Neil Hunt, talks about Netflix’s switch to HEVC, or Ultra high definition, or 4K content, refers to the size of images in pixels in a stream. Full HD or 1080p content has images with 1920×1080 pixels while 4K has 4096×2160 px images.

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Streaming video advertising trends moving into 2015

January 8, 2015 11:53 am

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There are signs and new trends in video marketing that could lead to some interesting opportunities for media marketing, streaming hosting and streaming video developers. What we are seeing is a trend for autonomy, or away from external reliance and commonality, especially in video and mobile media.

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New Streaming Video Alliance is a good step towards industry standardization

November 18, 2014 11:34 pm

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The Streaming Video Alliance is just another sign that the evolution of streaming media is heading in the right direction. Consumers should come first, and online video distribution remains a complex endeavor and dark forest for many companies putting video online. 

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Networks Should Thank Netflix, so should the average television consumer

October 31, 2014 6:21 am

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Netflix has been pushing – content providers, content distributors, cable co’s and the fiber in North America – who knows how long it would have taken for networks to...

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Which Team to Support is Easy; The Real Question is: ‘Which Screen?’

June 13, 2014 2:34 pm

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It’s game on! The opening week of World Cup 2014 has finally arrived and football fever is taking hold. With 3.2 billion people watched the world cup according...

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net neutrality video effects & its effect on video hosting services

February 22, 2014 2:53 pm

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  What effect will I see if the net is not neutral with video streamed from the Gravitylab CDN?   The NY Times has a great article on...

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Basic Video Strategy: Turn browsers into buyers with streaming video

February 5, 2014 1:06 pm

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    Using video to actively engage and convert new customers You need video that plays fast (globally), looks good, and reaches a lot of screens. [/vc_welcome1]  ...

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launching a beta project today: Radio Free Pacific

January 30, 2014 6:46 am

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    Radiofreepacific.com is a video hosting / streaming media industry aggregrator that pulls from literally 100’s of sources of video news outlets, video software, hosting, and CDN...

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Google’s new video quality report tool

January 23, 2014 4:33 pm

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[popuppress id=”3668″]  [vc_single_item] Google releases ‘The YouTube Video Quality Report‘, which I like a lot because it has a excellent visual representation of some of the CDN tools...

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What is MPEG DASH ? Is MPEG DASH going to change my life? When will Google, the ghost of Steve Jobs and Microsoft start a proxy war over MPEG DASH and VP9 ?

January 18, 2014 4:07 am

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  What’s up with MPEG DASH? Is it another tech to pixel-blast my eyeballs with? How is MPEG DASH being promoted? Is MPEG DASH a standard? Another migration?...

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What is VP9? Where can I get hosting for VP9 video?

January 3, 2014 1:42 am

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  VP9 is a royalty-free codec that is open source. In theory, encoding with VP9 will reduce the video data needed for 4K (Ultra HD) video by about...

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Is 4K Super HD TV utterly useless? RCA’s research and development says it is

January 2, 2014 8:46 pm

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Interesting video news article from MSNBC that simply points out a fact that’s been known since the early 1980′: 65″ width diagonal screen width at 1080p is the...

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What is 4k TV? What is SuperHD or Ultra High Def?

November 18, 2013 8:07 pm

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  “Ultra high definition is also known as Ultra HD, UHD, and UHDTV. In Japan, 8K UHDTV will be known as Super Hi-Vision since Hi-Vision was the term...

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Converting DVD to Streaming Video

December 5, 2007 12:52 pm

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How to capture a DVD, transcode a DVD, and convert a DVD to streaming video. Step by Step.

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