Academy blog

Decision ’16: Twitter v. Facebook?

Ever since the Kennedy v. Nixon debates in the 1960’s, the race for the American presidency has been uniquely televised. Broadcasting prospective candidates declaring their qualifications for office is just the modern incarnation the same democratic spirit behind the famed Lincoln-Douglas debates before... 

29 Sep

Join us for our next webinar on Improving QoE Through Analytics & Business Intelligence Tools.

Our next webinar is approaching and we hope that you are as excited as we are. Reliable and constant video playback experience is seen increasingly as a top priority for streaming service providers. Buffering, poor video quality or a lack of player functionality can negatively affect Quality of Experience... 

28 Sep

“Every day, something funny comes up”: Chatting with Backend Team engineer Luis Ramos.

Welcome back to another installment of Meet You, where we sit down with some NPAW team members and ask them about their role in the company. This time, we sat down with Luis Ramos, a backend engineer who has been with NPAW for 7 months now. Some of you might be curious of what the “backend” team... 

27 Sep

Twitter Scores Touchdown with first NFL live-stream!

America’s pastime might famously be baseball, but American Football is a force all its own. That’s why it was such huge news when the NFL announced that it had signed a partnership with social media site Twitter to livestream Thursday Night Football. The first ever webcast via Twitter took place... 

22 Sep

Benchmarks – NPAWering Online Video #5

In our fifth installment to our series “NPAWering Online Video”, our data scientist explains why benchmarking is so important when performing video analytics. There can be a seemingly unmanageable amount of data generated when an end user streams a video. That’s why benchmarking is so important... 

20 Sep

IBC 2016: What have we been up to?

2016’s IBC has been an incredibly rewarding experience that we shall definitely repeat next year. Innovation and forward thinking have been at the core of the conference. The online video revolution is ongoing and we felt it. This year we were located in the Content Everywhere Hub. A hub made up of... 

15 Sep

Livestreaming Sports Comes of Age

This year’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil made headlines through much of August. Most headlines referring to the quadrennial Summer games made mention to names such as Phelps, Bolt, Biles and Bellemonte-Garcia (and for less savory reasons, Lochte). But now the games are over, and new headlines... 

9 Sep