Video Hosting & Managed Content

AnyClip Launches Free Lightning Fast Online Video Player

AnyClip, a company that provides AI-driven video content data and personalization has announced the release of what they consider to be the “fastest-loading”, video player for publishers in the digital media ecosystem and best of all, its free! If you don’t know AnyClip, they provide a library of millions of premium video clips that can be automatically matched to articles on pub...[Read More]

Online Video Platform Giant Brightcove To Acquire Ooyala

Brightcove Inc. (NASDAQ: BCOV), the largest provider of video streaming technology and services by revenue, has announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire the online video platform business of Ooyala, another major player in the online video space. Brightcove states that this is purely a technology play, and intends to integrate product and engineering resources, which includes the...[Read More]

Video Monetization Platform SeaChange Acquires Xstream for $5.5 Million, Adds OTT Horse Power

A growing leader in the video delivery platform space, SeaChange has acquired Xstream, an OTT video and TV cloud platform provider for $4.6 million (€4m) in cash (and 541,738 shares of SeaChange common stock) for a total transaction value of $5.5 million. Numbers that are surely to boost both SeaChange’s market position and valuation in the coming months. Xstream has headquarters in both Den...[Read More]

How To Build an OTT Video Platform To Generate Revenue in Billions?

The OTT Platform is becoming more mainstream which is potentially worth worldwide around $80 Billion by 2022 In recent years, OTT platforms have empowered customers by providing them with a complete variety of entertainment choices.  With these upgrades in the streaming trend, users are no longer tied down on the traditional viewing experience, personalization has been the trend which predict...[Read More]

Vimeo Enables Video Marketing On LinkedIn With Native Video Toolset

Vimeo a rapidly rising star in the business video, live streaming, and OTT space has announced a native and direct integration with LinkedIn. About 12 months ago Vimeo launched their publish to social feature sets aimed at helping digital marketers and content creators expand their reach beyond the Vimeo platform to Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter. Vimeo’s new LinkedIn integration enables pub...[Read More]

Legacy Video Provider Ooyala Rebounds With New Strategy and Ownership

Ooyala has announced that it has broken free from it’s parent, Telstra via the completion of a “management buyout,” breathing new life into the company and its technology. If you’re not familiar with Ooyala, here’s the short: Ooyala came on the scene in 2006 when the likes of Brightcove and YouTube were getting their footing. Ooyala is considered a legacy online video...[Read More]

Zype Updates Platform To Help Simplify Video Management Workflows

Zype, a leading online video content management and distribution vendor has updated it’s core platform with features designed to streamline and simplify the delivery, management and monetization of on-demand and live video. VidOps, new capabilities are designed to help customers reach wider audiences, automate and connect workflows, and speed the go-to-market of video content across all onli...[Read More]

Reinventing Digital Media, Video Delivery and OTT With Blockchain

It seems like everyone today is talking about blockchain and the potential it has to transform the way we communicate and do business. For industries like banking and finance the use of blockchain appears to be straightforward: securing transactions and locking down communications, but what does it mean for digital media and video? Muvi has released a white paper that details how blockchain techno...[Read More]

Top Online Video Platforms and Software That Work With SharePoint

This article goes into the various different video solutions that integrate with and work within Microsoft SharePoint’s internal intranet products. If you are currently a SharePoint customer and looking to take advantage of all the amazing benefits that video brings to your internal communication strategy then you have come to the right place. In this short article we’ll lay out specifically how o...[Read More]

How To Use Video For Internal Communications

Organizations are constantly searching for better ways to engage global employees and mobile workforce. Video has quickly become the number one preferred method of corporate communication when face-to-face is not an option. Whether its executive meetings, corporate town halls, remote trainings, video can play a key role in engaging employees wherever they are on any device. This great infographic ...[Read More]

Week of Nov 27th, 2017: Top News Across The Online Video Industry

A recap of the week in online video news curated by JWPlayer. Stay tuned for news each week. Streaming now preferred method for watching favorite shows (RapidTVNews) “Viewers in the US are now more likely to say they watch a recently discovered favourite show from an online source, rather than through their pay-TV set-top box (STB).” Video Consumption Is Increasing and Media Publishers and Influen...[Read More]

This Week’s Top News Headlines From Across The Online Video Industry

A quick recap of this week’s online video news curated by JWPlayer. Stay tuned for news updates each week. The state of video ad fraud (Digiday) “Among different types of video inventory, fraudsters go after the most premium stuff. Bots drive just 4 percent of mobile web video traffic. But for over-the-top video — where CPMs are much greater than the mobile web — 20 percent of traffic is fro...[Read More]