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January 16, 2019
Ooyala’s State of the Broadcast Industry 2019 report looks at how consumers and the industry are reacting to massive change, takes a look at how technology will impact viewing in the future and also what that means to programming and advertising.
Content Distribution, State of the Broadcast Industry, networks & broadcasters
January 15, 2019
Netflix has increase prices in the U.S. Will it hurt subscriber growth? Nope.
Content Distribution, SVOD, Netflix
January 14, 2019
You're a seasoned video content creator and publisher looking to keep your audiences engaged anytime, anywhere. Have you considered… audio?
Digital Video Playout, audio, VOD, Live, ott
January 08, 2019
By making more SVOD content available – including on mobile devices without the need for a Roku device - Roku is much better positioned to compete with Amazon as a “menu” for a la carte TV
Content Distribution, roku, Amazon Prime Instant Video, SVOD
January 07, 2019
AI is here. (Perhaps you've heard.) In the media space, IBM, Microsoft and so many others claim their offerings can analyse your content to tell you who said what, what’s in it, and so on. You might be considering this potentially powerful resource. You might also be considering the following questions:
Digital Video Playout, Artificial Intelligence, AI, ibm, microsoft
December 14, 2018
A record 495 scripted shows were available to audiences in the U.S. in 2018, up from 487 in 2017. It's the first time there were more scripted series appeared on streaming outlets than on broadcast networks or basic cable.
Content Distribution, content supply chain, original content, online video streaming
December 13, 2018
Broadband delivery and skinny bundles are a transitory step toward mobile delivery over next-gen 5G networks that will open the door to true à la carte services.
Content Distribution, SVOD, pay tv, connected devices
December 10, 2018
A new study from Ampere Analysis posits that Disney/Fox will spend a staggering $22 billion in content while Comcast/Sky is set to come in with nearly $21 billion in original and acquired content spend by the end of 2018
Content Distribution, Comcast, disney, Netflix, Content Production
December 06, 2018
Seventy-eight percent of smartphone owners say they use their mobile device to access the Internet more (45%) or as much as (33%) they do their computers at home.
Content Distribution, Smart TVs, smartphones, ott video
November 29, 2018
There’s no question that broadcasters in Europe will be pressured by Netflix’s continued content expansion, and they need to push back or lose viewers.
Content Distribution, cord cutting, original content, Netflix, broadcasters
November 29, 2018
Gone are the days when video editing was a labor-intensive, isolated job where a “craft editor” would spend hours locked up in an edit suite. Drowning in videotapes (later USB drives) containing hundreds or even thousands of hours of video, the editor's challenge was to tame those rushes into a meaningful story. Locating those 4 seconds of video where the key character threw his arms up in the air was never an easy feat, often requiring someone (a lucky assistant perhaps) to spool through hours of video.
Content Production, NLE, Non-Linear Editing, Avid, Adobe, Ingest, metadata
November 26, 2018
“Every company is a media company.” That concept isn’t new. It’s why B2C companies absolutely require a media strategy to be successful, and it’s increasingly true for B2B companies, too.
Digital Video Playout, media, media supply chain, B2C, B2B, Analytics