Online Video
Weekly Rewind: Hollywood Backtracks with UltraViolet, and More
Nov 18 2011 8:00 AM
Hollywood’s move results in exactly what it doesn’t want. Buffering kills viewer engagement. What is this #occupyflash movement anyway? All that and more in your weekly rewind. To combat iTunes,...
Big Data, Online Video
Infographic: Video Buffering Hurts Viewer Engagement
Nov 16 2011 8:00 AM
Online video company Conviva released an infographic this week that shows how quickly online video is growing. It also reveals, in the words of GigaOM’s Janko Roettgers, that people really hate video...
Mobile, Connected TVs & Devices
Kindle Fire Heats Up Tablet Market
Nov 15 2011 8:00 AM
Amazon has Apple all fired up. The e-retailer's Kindle Fire, which began shipping Monday, is bringing some heat to the tablet world—and may become the first serious competitor to the iPad. As we all...
Analytics, Big Data, Video Index
VideoMind Video Index: Analytics Meets Big Data
Nov 14 2011 8:00 AM
Since Ooyala's creation five years ago, we’ve built a hard-earned reputation as the industry’s leader in online video analytics and Big Data. We regularly handle more than 1 billion daily analytics...
Mobile
Broadcasting Everywhere: 5 Must-Haves for Mobile Video, Part 1
Nov 11 2011 8:00 AM
The numbers are indisputable: mobile video has gone mainstream. In Q4 2010, mobile video accounted for 41% of peak-hour for traffic on mobile devices, just behind Web browsing, according to the Cisco...
Analytics
Eating Our Own Dog Food with Video Analytics
Nov 11 2011 8:00 AM
OK, first things first: we know our limits. While our technology powers great cross-device video content for companies like Yahoo! Japan and ESPN.com, we would never claim to be in the film business...
Social TV
Social Media & The Second Screen
Nov 11 2011 8:00 AM
The start of football season. The Royal Wedding. An over-hyped natural disaster. These are all events that prompt people to gather around the water cooler, sharing their favorite moments from the...
Social TV
More Time Than Ever Spent on Facebook, Watching TV & Video
Nov 10 2011 8:00 AM
With the click of a button, Internet users can share everything from the day’s most pressing news to the day’s cutest cat video. As a tool, social media has enabled people to connect with others...
TV Everywhere
What Cable TV Can Learn from Netflix
Oct 01 2011 9:00 AM
In increasingly frugal times, online video content providers have forced pay TV to rethink its strategy. The phenomenon of cord cutting has resulted in an exodus of cable customers seeking cheaper...
Social TV
The Coming Age of the Social Couch Potato
Sep 19 2011 9:00 AM
When Beyonce announced her pregnancy at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards, her unborn child stole the limelight, setting off a frenzy with a record 8,868 tweets per second that evening. Social media...

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