How Can Online Video Achieve Parity With Broadcast TV?
Akamai's John Bishop discusses the current state of online video vis a vis broadcast TV, and the key points of comparison: scale, fidelity, operation, and monetization.
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How Can App Developers Create Strong Experiences and Keep Costs Down
Plex's Keith Valory and VICE Media's Drake Martinet discuss the challenges of creating strong and distinctive experiences for users who work with multiple OTT platforms in this clip from a panel at Streaming Media East 2017.
How Do You Choose a Codec With Technology Always In Flux?
Beamr's Mark Donnigan, Deluxe's Jeremy Morrison, Fandango's Samir Ahmed, and Gogo's Prem Bangole discuss the challenges of providing encoding services for HD, HDR, and 4K as the codec landscape continues to shift and evolve.
The Challenges of Monetizing Premium TV Content Online
With the shift in consumer viewing patterns for premium TV content toward OTT and mobile, how are major content providers meeting the challenges of monetization with reduced ad loads and different UX expectations?
What's the Best Way to Test Video Encoding Quality?
Streaming Learning Center's Jan Ozer compares four approaches to testing video compression quality in this clip from Streaming Media East.
The Case for Using VP9 at All Resolutions
Google Chrome's Matt Frost explains why YouTube uses VP9 "down the resolution stack"--not just for HDR and 4K--and explains how better-quality encoding benefits watch times and ad revenues.
VR vs. 360: What's the Difference?
Scott Mayerowitz, Digital Storytelling Editor at the Associated Press, breaks down the differences between "VR/Virtual Reality" and "360," two terms often used interchangeably.