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Thursday, 30 June 2016

 

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Featured Articles

 

 

 

Brexit Could Be Devastating for UK Tech and Creative Industries
Tech powerhouses like Google and Facebook have embraced London, but following the stunning referendum results, Britain's film, TV, and OTT industries could see talent and funding dry up

The Return of Multicast: Why it Succeeds in a Live Linear World
Multicast isn't new, but CDNs, operators, and content publishers have finally caught up to the possibilities it offers for increased scale and decreased costs.

Women at the Top: 3 Female CEOs on the Industry Gender Imbalance
The online video industry is a boys' club, but that hasn't stopped some women from rising to the chief executive position. Here's what three of them say about hidden obstacles, acceptance for women in tech, and what they'd like to change.

 

Featured News

 

 

Chromecast Now Shipping More Units Than Apple TV, Finds IHS
Netflix is now available on 32 percent of all connected devices in the U.S., making it the de facto rival to any other video service in the country.

90% Skip Pre-Rolls, Finds Mirriad Ad Blocking and Skipping Survey
The vast majority of young adults skip online video and TV ads at least some of the time, making them hard for marketers to reach.

Netflix and Amazon Prime Face European Commission Content Quota
Under new rules from the European Commission, the SVOD services must ensure that at least 20 percent of their catalogs are of European origin.

 

Industry Announcements

Accedo Secures $10M to Transform the Video Experience
Appoints James Ackerman, formerly of Sky and Open TV As Board Chairman

TVU Networks Continues European Expansion; Partners With New Greece and Cyprus Reseller
ARISTON BTS To Carry Full Line of TVU Family of IP Video Solutions

HIRO Announces New Innovative Programmatic Ad Filtering Solution
Using State-of-the-Art Technology, HIRO’s Ad Filtering Solution Combats Malvertising By Cleaning Publishers Programmatic Ad Channels in Real Time

Streaming Media Magazine European Edition

 

 

DON'T MISS THE NEXT ISSUE OF STREAMING MEDIA MAGAZINE'S EUROPEAN EDITION

Streaming Media Magazine - European Edition - Summer 2016 cover

IN THIS ISSUE: the Summer 2016 European Sourcebook edition is now available. Make sure you see your copy in future – SUBSCRIBE FREE HERE!

Current issue features:

  • Going for Goal: How Live Sport Is Driving Streaming Innovation
  • Is Virtual Reality Streaming Ready for Prime Time?
  • A Stitch in Time
  • The Return of Multicast
  • Review: Eventstream

ATTENTION VENDORS! Thousands of new customers are waiting to meet you in Streaming Media magazine's European edition.

Get your company in front of the European readership of Streaming Media magazine. Published four times a year, the European edition is loaded with news, comment, features, tutorials, and reviews that help content producers and publishers make wise business decisions and maximise online video ROI all year. Put Streaming Media's European magazine in your 2016/17 advertising budget – read more about reaching thousands of new customers here.

 

Sponsored Downloads

Content Protection: The State of Watermarking
Sponsored By: SafeStream

Piracy isn't just a problem for Hollywood — anyone producing valuable or sensitive video from online learning courses to corporate training videos stands to lose money, face or trade secrets when their assets show up on torrent sites or elsewhere, unintended. Watermarking has long been viewed as the best protection against theft, but not all methods are created equal. This free white paper provides a comparison of leading methods, from overlays to forensic, breaking down where each falls on the spectrum of cost, security and ease of use. It also provides a sneak peek at new methods, such as on-demand watermarking, which can deliver a 90-minute feature film with personally identifiable, non-removable visible watermarks, in just seconds.

Top 20 Live Streaming and Recording Best Practices
Sponsored By: Epiphan Video

Learn from the experts with these tips provided by live streaming veterans. We guarantee you'll learn at least one new thing that makes your next event a success, regardless of if you're streaming live or recording for video on demand (VOD). From choosing the right camera settings to making sure your event is recorded for seamless post-production, this white paper sets you up for a successful live production in any environment. 

Topics include:

– No-fail pre-production setup
– Best cameras for live events
– Foolproof audio  
– Best encoding settings for post production
– Multi-encoding

Download this white paper and get started on your next successful live production today!

Key Performance Indicators Video Providers Must Track to Drive Views and Engagement
Sponsored By: Digitalsmiths, a TiVo company

As video service providers roll out new apps, services, and UIs across more devices than ever, content delivery continues to expand beyond the set-top box. Thus, video service providers are now tasked with understanding how these new solutions affect viewer engagement and how to best optimize the user experience.

Additionally, these new video service offerings drive an unprecedented amount of useful, personalized data. Accessing this data isn’t the challenge, but extracting meaningful signals from this wealth of data to derive Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) that truly align with the video service provider’s goals can be difficult.

– The top KPIs all video service providers should be tracking.

– How to track what Digitalsmiths considers the most critical and impactful new metric, a 'Discovery Session.'

– How to set baseline KPIs.

– Best practices on how to overcome the complexities that content discovery functionality can add to data analysis.

– How to leverage data from these KPIs to enable data-driven optimization of a viewing experience.

OTT 2.0: How to Build a Better Mousetrap
Sponsored By: Limelight

Success in the OTT market requires more than just offering the largest array of content; it requires providing a superior quality of experience, across devices, every time.

In this free white paper OTT 2.0: How to Build a Better Mousetrap you will learn:

  • Why personalized content discovery is so important to viewers – and to the success of your business
  • How to avoid Internet congestion and provide a broadcast quality viewing experience
  • The importance of global network scale to meet spikes in consumer traffic
  • The impact of advertising on viewer abandonment

From content discovery to socialization and engagement, OTT providers must deliver a superior quality user experience in order to keep subscribers happy and away from the competition.

Download OTT 2.0: How to Build a Better Mousetrap white paper today to learn more!

24/7 Active Live Stream Monitoring
Sponsored By: Touchstream

Don't lose your audience to content buffering, stalling, or just plain not working. Learn how use active 24/7 monitoring for instant, detailed alerts of streaming issues before they become your viewers' issues. 

 

Read this free whitepaper for valuable insights on how a comprehensive active streaming monitoring service will ensure your live streams are performing at their best.

 

Sponsored by Touchstream

Considerations for Launching a Streaming Service
Sponsored By: Tulix

As an operator of a streaming service, understanding at some level how video gets streamed to a customer, and also how a customer accesses video streams, is critical. When an operator knows where their company or organization fits in the streaming landscape, making informed decisions becomes much easier. In this paper, we discuss what to consider when launching a streaming service, and provide important questions that operators should ask themselves and their potential vendors.

White Papers

Mastering Live Streaming
Platinum Sponsors: Teradek, Videoguys, Telestream Gold Sponsors: LiveU, NewTek Silver Sponsor: Vitec Video Innovations, nanocosmos
 

Live event streaming is on fire, but with so many moving parts, you need in-depth guidance on planning, workflow, and execution. This Superguide is designed as the ultimate 2016 reference for how to professionally stream a live event, featuring some of the best companies that make it happen. 

Streaming Media Europe Editorial Submissions

Streaming Media Europe is always looking for quality articles and editorial submissions from our site visitors. This is your community and you have the chance to influence it. In order to keep the Streaming Media website updated with fresh content, the support of community members is crucial. If you are interested in submitting an article or editorial, please read our writer guidelines and contact us.

Writer Guidelines For Streamingmedia.com
http://europe.streamingmedia.com/About/Editorial_Submissions

Got News or an article to submit? Click Here.


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UK and Europe Sales
Direct: +44 (0)1367 241707
Fax: +44 (0)700 601 9221
Email: [email protected]
Mob: +44 (0)7810 253111

Joel Unickow
North America and Rest of World Sales
Direct: +1 250.716.8815
Fax: +1 250.716.8816
Email: [email protected]

 


 

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Brexit Could Be Devastating for UK Tech and Creative Industries

 

 

Streaming Media Europe Xtra

Inside This Issue

Featured Articles

Featured News

Industry Announcements

Sponsored Downloads

White Papers

On the Website

Streaming Media Europe

Streaming Media Magazine

Streaming Forum

Other ITI Newsletters

CRM eWeekly

EContent Xtra

Information Today Europe eNews

ITI Newslinks

[email protected] Xtra

KMWorld Newslinks

Online Video Playlist

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Streaming Media Xtra

Streaming Media Producer FOCUS

Thursday, 23 June 2016

 

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Featured Articles

 

 

 

For the Win! Live Sports Are Driving Streaming Video Innovation
The desire to keep sports relevant to the younger audience and connect with mobile media consumption habits is driving innovation online.

2016 Brings New Video Opportunities, But Old Video Challenges
As summer begins, StreamingMedia.com looks at the content, monetization, and workplace challenges that face the industry. The more things change, the more they stay the same.

Euro 2016, Then Olympics, Set to Break Live Streaming Records
Official streams may reach peaks of 15-18 terabits per second for the Rio Olympics, but the IOC is banning social streaming from the games, without saying how it plans to police or punish fans who use Periscope, Facebook Live to share the games

 

Featured News

 

 

Chromecast Now Shipping More Units Than Apple TV, Finds IHS
Netflix is now available on 32 percent of all connected devices in the U.S., making it the de facto rival to any other video service in the country.

90% Skip Pre-Rolls, Finds Mirriad Ad Blocking and Skipping Survey
The vast majority of young adults skip online video and TV ads at least some of the time, making them hard for marketers to reach.

Netflix and Amazon Prime Face European Commission Content Quota
Under new rules from the European Commission, the SVOD services must ensure that at least 20 percent of their catalogs are of European origin.

 

Industry Announcements

nTh releases HighSee, the Over-The-Top (OTT) Video analyzer for TELCOs Assurance Applications
HighSee infers subscriber User Experience (UX) and assesses both media servers and network performances for OTT Video services by monitoring HTTPS Adaptive Bit Rate Video Sessions in the mobile core network

Twitter to Bolster Machine Learning and Video Intelligence with Acquisition of London-based Magic Pony Technology
Twitter's Cortex group to incorporate Magic Pony's machine learning technology; Magic Pony PhDs to expand European engineering team

Edgeware Announces Support for the New CMAF Standard
The support for a common format enables operators and content owners to deliver OTT TV streaming across many applications and devices.

Xstream signs exclusive Asia Pacific Licensing Agreement with IOT Group subsidiary, OTT Premium
Xstream has its eyes set on expanding in the Asia Pacific Region in line with their global growth & expansion strategy

Streaming Media Magazine European Edition

 

 

DON'T MISS THE NEXT ISSUE OF STREAMING MEDIA MAGAZINE'S EUROPEAN EDITION

Streaming Media Magazine - European Edition - Summer 2016 cover

IN THIS ISSUE: the Summer 2016 European Sourcebook edition is now available. Make sure you see your copy in future – SUBSCRIBE FREE HERE!

Current issue features:

  • Going for Goal: How Live Sport Is Driving Streaming Innovation
  • Is Virtual Reality Streaming Ready for Prime Time?
  • A Stitch in Time
  • The Return of Multicast
  • Review: Eventstream

ATTENTION VENDORS! Thousands of new customers are waiting to meet you in Streaming Media magazine's European edition.

Get your company in front of the European readership of Streaming Media magazine. Published four times a year, the European edition is loaded with news, comment, features, tutorials, and reviews that help content producers and publishers make wise business decisions and maximise online video ROI all year. Put Streaming Media's European magazine in your 2016/17 advertising budget – read more about reaching thousands of new customers here.

 

Sponsored Downloads

Content Protection: The State of Watermarking
Sponsored By: SafeStream

Piracy isn't just a problem for Hollywood — anyone producing valuable or sensitive video from online learning courses to corporate training videos stands to lose money, face or trade secrets when their assets show up on torrent sites or elsewhere, unintended. Watermarking has long been viewed as the best protection against theft, but not all methods are created equal. This free white paper provides a comparison of leading methods, from overlays to forensic, breaking down where each falls on the spectrum of cost, security and ease of use. It also provides a sneak peek at new methods, such as on-demand watermarking, which can deliver a 90-minute feature film with personally identifiable, non-removable visible watermarks, in just seconds.

Top 20 Live Streaming and Recording Best Practices
Sponsored By: Epiphan Video

Learn from the experts with these tips provided by live streaming veterans. We guarantee you'll learn at least one new thing that makes your next event a success, regardless of if you're streaming live or recording for video on demand (VOD). From choosing the right camera settings to making sure your event is recorded for seamless post-production, this white paper sets you up for a successful live production in any environment. 

Topics include:

– No-fail pre-production setup
– Best cameras for live events
– Foolproof audio  
– Best encoding settings for post production
– Multi-encoding

Download this white paper and get started on your next successful live production today!

Key Performance Indicators Video Providers Must Track to Drive Views and Engagement
Sponsored By: Digitalsmiths, a TiVo company

As video service providers roll out new apps, services, and UIs across more devices than ever, content delivery continues to expand beyond the set-top box. Thus, video service providers are now tasked with understanding how these new solutions affect viewer engagement and how to best optimize the user experience.

Additionally, these new video service offerings drive an unprecedented amount of useful, personalized data. Accessing this data isn’t the challenge, but extracting meaningful signals from this wealth of data to derive Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) that truly align with the video service provider’s goals can be difficult.

– The top KPIs all video service providers should be tracking.

– How to track what Digitalsmiths considers the most critical and impactful new metric, a 'Discovery Session.'

– How to set baseline KPIs.

– Best practices on how to overcome the complexities that content discovery functionality can add to data analysis.

– How to leverage data from these KPIs to enable data-driven optimization of a viewing experience.

OTT 2.0: How to Build a Better Mousetrap
Sponsored By: Limelight

Success in the OTT market requires more than just offering the largest array of content; it requires providing a superior quality of experience, across devices, every time.

In this free white paper OTT 2.0: How to Build a Better Mousetrap you will learn:

  • Why personalized content discovery is so important to viewers – and to the success of your business
  • How to avoid Internet congestion and provide a broadcast quality viewing experience
  • The importance of global network scale to meet spikes in consumer traffic
  • The impact of advertising on viewer abandonment

From content discovery to socialization and engagement, OTT providers must deliver a superior quality user experience in order to keep subscribers happy and away from the competition.

Download OTT 2.0: How to Build a Better Mousetrap white paper today to learn more!

How Adaptive Streaming Solves Viewer Bandwidth Issues
Sponsored By: Ustream

Getting complaints related to buffering on your streams? Buffering presents a real business risk that can lead to viewer abandonment. Do you have a strategy for delivering live video to viewers with all types of internet connections?

In this white paper, you’ll learn about:

  • The impact of buffering on viewer retention
  • How adaptive bitrate streaming works
  • Best practices for applying adaptive streaming
  • Why adaptive streaming offers content to diverse audiences

24/7 Active Live Stream Monitoring
Sponsored By: Touchstream

Don't lose your audience to content buffering, stalling, or just plain not working. Learn how use active 24/7 monitoring for instant, detailed alerts of streaming issues before they become your viewers' issues. 

 

Read this free whitepaper for valuable insights on how a comprehensive active streaming monitoring service will ensure your live streams are performing at their best.

 

Sponsored by Touchstream

Considerations for Launching a Streaming Service
Sponsored By: Tulix

As an operator of a streaming service, understanding at some level how video gets streamed to a customer, and also how a customer accesses video streams, is critical. When an operator knows where their company or organization fits in the streaming landscape, making informed decisions becomes much easier. In this paper, we discuss what to consider when launching a streaming service, and provide important questions that operators should ask themselves and their potential vendors.

White Papers

Mastering Live Streaming
Platinum Sponsors: Teradek, Videoguys, Telestream Gold Sponsors: LiveU, NewTek Silver Sponsor: Vitec Video Innovations, nanocosmos

 

Live event streaming is on fire, but with so many moving parts, you need in-depth guidance on planning, workflow, and execution. This Superguide is designed as the ultimate 2016 reference for how to professionally stream a live event, featuring some of the best companies that make it happen. 

Streaming Media Superguides

Live Streaming

Live event streaming is on fire, but with so many moving parts, you need in-depth guidance on planning, workflow, and execution. This Superguide is designed as the ultimate 2016 reference for how to professionally stream a live event, featuring some of the best companies that make it happen.

Download It Today

Streaming Media Europe Editorial Submissions

Streaming Media Europe is always looking for quality articles and editorial submissions from our site visitors. This is your community and you have the chance to influence it. In order to keep the Streaming Media website updated with fresh content, the support of community members is crucial. If you are interested in submitting an article or editorial, please read our writer guidelines and contact us.

Writer Guidelines For Streamingmedia.com
http://europe.streamingmedia.com/About/Editorial_Submissions

Got News or an article to submit? Click Here.


Interested in Online Lead Generation Programs?

Sjoerd Vogt
UK and Europe Sales
Direct: +44 (0)1367 241707
Fax: +44 (0)700 601 9221
Email: [email protected]
Mob: +44 (0)7810 253111

Joel Unickow
North America and Rest of World Sales
Direct: +1 250.716.8815
Fax: +1 250.716.8816
Email: [email protected]

 


 

Copyright © 2016 Streaming Media, a division of Information Today, Inc.
143 Old Marlton Pike, Medford, NJ 08055-8750, USA; (609) 654-6266
http://www.streamingmedia.com

Live Sports Are Driving Streaming Innovation