Steve Biondolillo

I'm a lifelong fan of sports, movies and TV, and am excited to be working at the heart of the online video industry.  I can't wait for the days of a truly personalized TV experience.

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Ooyala News
New enhancements to Ooyala Live bring broadcast reliability to OTT world
Nov 14 2017 8:00 PM
There’s little question that live video will be a major part of the future of OTT. Cisco is predicting that live video will grow to 13 percent of all internet video traffic by 2021 (up from just 3 percent in 2016).
Ooyala News
iOS 11 Screen Recording and Video Piracy Concerns
Oct 04 2017 2:45 PM
Apple has added a new screen recording feature in iOS11 that makes it easy for users to record a video playing on an iOS device. This feature includes enabling recording of audio and video during playback, no matter what video player you’re using, when not using DRM encryption. 
 
While this feature has been well received by consumers for its general utility, it has created a lot of concerns and headaches for publishers.
 
Group looking at live video on phones
Ooyala News
Syndicate live TV to YouTube with Ooyala Live
Jun 27 2017 1:00 PM
If you already stream live video, you know that it’s a highly effective way to build and engage your audiences. By adding social syndication to the mix, you can maximize your investment and put your live video in front of even more viewers.
 
artificial intelligence for video
The Value of Artificial Intelligence for Video
Apr 25 2017 6:30 PM
This post originally appeared on Microsoft"s Media & Cable blog
 
New apps simplify process; means less time waiting, more time creating
Ooyala News
New apps simplify process; means less time waiting, more time creating
Dec 13 2016 8:45 AM

Today, Ooyala launched new versions of its MAM and Reviewer applications for Ooyala Flex designed to increase productivity and collaboration for a video productions’ most valuable contributors -- the creative team.

Ooyala News, Live sports
Goal! Sky Sports delivers Premier League match highlights in minutes
Nov 22 2016 4:00 AM

If you watched highlights from this weekend’s Manchester United vs. Arsenal clash, chances are you have Sky Sports to thank.

In addition to broadcasting the match live in the United Kingdom, Sky Sports is also responsible for delivering in-game clips and highlight packages to 40 international license holders, minutes after highlights occur.

If that seems like a daunting production task, well, it is.

Ooyala News
Ooyala’s quick guide for publishers on IAB Standard formats
May 12 2016 8:30 AM

Last month we rolled out the brand new HTML5-first Ooyala Player with broad support for the industry’s leading ad servers and the latest IAB Standards. Over the past month, as we’ve been working closely with our customers to help them transition, we have received a number of questions about the latest ad formats from customers who monetize via advertising.

Ooyala News
Ooyala Player enhancements: April release adds DVR feature & more
May 09 2016 9:45 AM

Last month we unveiled our brand new HTML5-first Ooyala Player. The Ooyala Player is fast, fully customizable and integrates with all major ad and analytics platforms. It’s been receiving rave reviews from customers and everyone who saw it in action at NAB.

Ooyala News, Online Video Advertising
Video ROI Calculator: How much could you earn?
Aug 20 2014 10:15 AM

The online video industry has largely solved how to get video to play on web-enabled devices. The focus now needs to shift to how we get online video to pay.

Partners, Ooyala News, Live Streaming, Events
Ooyala and B Productions Take Fashion Week Online - VIDEO
Oct 24 2013 9:00 AM

Fashion Week is where the biggest designers show off their newest collections. Now Ooyala and B Productions are merging high tech and high fashion by taking these runway shows online.

Ooyala and B Productions delivered live and on-demand video from more than 75 runway shows at this year’s New York Fashion Week. Live streaming runway shows isn’t a marketing gimmick anymore. Showing off a new collection online is a key part of many fashion houses' digital business strategies. 

Online Video Advertising, White Paper
7 Video Advertising Tips That Will Help You Earn More Money (Video)
Oct 22 2013 9:00 AM
How do I make money from my videos online?
 
How do I optimize my advertising strategies to make more money?
 
We hear these questions (or some variation of them) a lot here at Ooyala, so we’ve put together a quick list of strategies to consider when you want to make more money from video ads.
 
Online Video, Ooyala News
5 Steps To Generating More Earned Video Views (Video)
Oct 16 2013 9:00 AM
The amount of video being consumed across all devices is astounding. With so much content available online, how can you cost-effectively attract more viewers while engaging your current audience? 
 
Ooyala knows the secret. 
 
The key is optimizing the number of earned views - the views you receive organically versus via paid media. 
 

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