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Chromecast comes to South Korea, next up Australia and Japan?

4 months agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Chromecast just arrived in one of the best-connected countries in the world. Google hopes that it will lead to more YouTube viewing on the TV screen.

How will your home talk to you? We talk to Sonos to find out.

4 months agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Sonos is launching its new universal search feature for Android. We discuss that and whole home audio on this week's podcast. You'll learn about different standards, how open Sonos plans to be and a connected speaker hack.

Comcast is now the third-fastest US ISP for Netflix streaming

4 months agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Good news for Comcast customers: Your Netflix streams just got a lot better-looking, thanks to speed increases that are the result of a commercial peering agreement.

He said/she said isn’t just a failure of journalism, it’s a failure to understand the media market

4 months agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

As Jay Rosen argues, the days when it was enough to just give both sides of a story -- without providing any additional viewpoints or fact-checking -- are over. He said/she said journalism is both an ethical lapse and a failure to understand how the media business itself has changed

Learn About Netflix’s Video Workflow: Transcoding, Codec’s and 4K Streaming at #smeast Show

In 2007, Netflix had a humble streaming service that consisted of an Internet Explorer plugin and a couple of thousand titles. Today, there are millions of active Netflix devices including smartphones, tablets, game consoles, and connected TV’s. In addition, Netflix’s streaming library has grown to tens of thousands of titles including Emmy award winning originals. […]

Evaluating Different Caching Strategies Inside an Operator Network

At the Content Delivery Summit, taking place Monday May 12th in NYC, we have a session that will focus on the different types of service provider caching architectures and the pros and cons of each. The discussion will explore why an operator would choose one type of caching over the other and will cover the […]

Internal innovation report says the New York Times needs to up its digital game or else

4 months agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

An internal report that looked at how the New York Times is performing in terms of its digital strategy says the paper needs to focus a lot more on audience engagement and analytics -- but can it take the steps necessary to disrupt its traditional culture?

Learn About New Opportunities for Monetizing Premium Video at #smeast Show

Everyone talks about the threats to traditional motion picture and television business models as a result of digital/technological disruption. But despite the current discomfort and pain being felt by myriad traditional players, new opportunities exist to generate revenue from premium content services. At the Streaming Media East show, taking place May 13-14, this panel of […]

Monetizing Premium Content: How to Measure, Analyze, and Drive Value from Video

At the Streaming Media East show, taking place May 13-14, one panel will take an in-depth look at how premium content owners measure, analyze, and monetize their video assets. Whether the business model is subscription or ad-based, the lack of measurement standards across the industry makes determining value a very dynamic and challenging practice. The […]

Learn About Google’s Approach to Content Delivery at #cdnsummit

Google works closely with network operators to deliver Google content and services efficiently and cost-effectively and aims to deliver its services with high performance, high reliability, and low latency for users, in a manner that respects Open Internet principles. At the Content Delivery Summit, taking place Monday May 12th in NYC, Keith McCallion, Technical Program […]

4K Streaming: Cost, QoS, and Cutting Through The Hype

It seems every year the online video space is inundated with the next big thing and a push toward the latest technology must-have. In years past, we saw pushes for 3D streaming and HEVC; this year, it’s all about 4K. At the Streaming Media East show, taking place next week in NYC, we will cut […]

Deploying A Multi-CDN Environment For Content Providers (#cdnsummit)

At the Content Delivery Summit, taking place Monday May 12th in NYC, speakers from Comcast, Viacom, Yahoo! and Cedexis will examine the pros and cons of delivering video in a multi-CDN environment. Multi-CDN environments offer cost and...Show More Summary

Next Week At #smeast Show: Best Practices For Live Streaming Production

At the Streaming Media East show, taking place May 13-14, we have a session that will discuss tips and tricks, best practices, and lessons learned regarding the technical setup of live streaming production. Learn how to stream multiple formats, use social networking overlays, and leverage adaptive bitrate streaming. Speakers in this session are the ones […]

The future of media isn’t about breaking news scoops, it’s about credibility and trust

4 months agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Felix Salmon is right when he says that only journalists really care about who broke the news about a specific event -- what really matters to readers is whom they trust to give them context and understanding

Reinventing the internet: What if AMC took the plunge and unbundled from cable?

4 months agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

In this part of our special report on reinventing the internet, the radical changes that reinventing TV on the internet would bring to the underlying economics. AMC, the channel that's home to Don Draper and Walter White, might lead the way.

See How To Choose a Corporate YouTube System

We’ve been hearing about corporate YouTubes for a while; or services that allow employees, partners and other stakeholder to upload video to a site with structured moderation and security. But how do these differ from a traditional online video platform and what features should you consider when choosing  between different options? At the Streaming Media […]

Learn About The Business of TV As An App at #smeast Show

At the Streaming Media East show, taking place next week in NYC, speakers from Roku, LG, Epix, and A&E Networks will discuss the growth and evolution of TV as an app, including the key platforms, the key market segments, and implications for the relationship between consumers, TV brands, and their traditional pay TV distribution partners. […]

Brown Moses, his alter ego Eliot Higgins, and the rise of the self-trained journalist

4 months agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Eliot Higgins is a blogger -- also known as Brown Moses -- who has become a leading source of information about Syria, and his success shows how anyone with the right motivation can train themselves to perform many of the key functions we associate with being a journalist

Verizon and Comcast To Keynote Next Week’s Content Delivery Summit

I’m pleased to announce that Bob Toohey, President of Verizon Digital Media Services and Jason Burgess Software and Systems Architect at Comcast, will both keynote next week’s Content Delivery Summit. Taking place Monday May 12th in NYC, the event brings together carriers, telcos, ISPs, premium content owners and vendors for a detailed look at the technology […]

Come Test Out 50 OTT Platforms & Streaming Media Devices In Person at the Streaming Media East Conference

At the Streaming Media East show next week, you can get hands-on with 50 of today’s leading streaming boxes and smart TVs, testing nearly every OTT content platform available in the market. If you’ve ever wanted to compare OTT services and devices, side by side, in a real-world setting, the Streaming Media East show is […]

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