4K video
Hot to Watch in 2017: 4K Video

Of the many developments we’ve witnessed over the past few years, one is uniquely poised to transform online video in 2017, and that’s 4K video, AKA Ultra-High Definition. “Hey, wait a minute”, one may say, “I’m just getting used to high definition, what’s all this...

Streaming Media Moments 2016
The Top 10 Streaming Media Moments of 2016

With 2016 coming to a close, it's about time we look back on the past year and highlight some of the most interesting, influential, and revolutionizing developments it had to offer. Our Top 10 streaming media moments of 2016 aren’t listed in any particular hierarchy,...

Owler 2016
NPAW is an Owler Hot In 2016 winner!

NPAW has been named a winner of the Owler 2016 HOT in Barcelona Award. Every year, the competitive intelligence company Owler announces the top trending companies in cities all around the world in their HOT in City Awards. We are honored to be awarded this prize...

Millennials Online video consumption
Hey NYC – Watcha Watching?

This summer, NPAW partnered with electronics giant Ericsson to conduct an informal survey where we posed a question to millennial New Yorkers  - ‘whatcha watchin’. Along the way, we got to chat with so many different people - from the Big Apple’s hometown boys to...

Network Performance Fluctuation & Scoring – NPAWering Online Video #8

In this eighth installment to our series “NPAWering Online Video”, our VP of Product Alberto Gomez discusses fluctuations in network performance and how content providers can prevent it to improve QoE. Just like freeways at rush hour, the network which links user to content can become...

Customer Rention
Happy Customer, Happy Company: The Value of Customer Retention

There is a 90% chance that users who had a bad first experience will never return to watch another video (according to NPAW’s data). So knowing your customers and ensuring quality of experience (QoE) matters. John Mackey, CEO of Whole Foods once said, “For us, our...

Why QoE is key for live events? – NPAWering Online Video #7

In our seventh installment to our series “NPAWering Online Video”, Sales Director Brian Randall stresses how important QoE is to live streaming experiences, and ways to counter forces which can interfere with content reaching destination. The standard for any OTT style service is, of course,...

Connected TV ROKU
Roku to the Rescue

Cord-cutting has been a pretty common trend over the last few years. It seems the younger you are, the more likely you are to ditch your cable subscription, or never purchase one outright from the get-go, so called “cord-nevers”. In the United States, the Federal...

Playstation VR Design
Why all the fuss about Playstation VR?

Following up on last week's article here is some more information about the PS VR fuss. Virtual reality is all about simulation. Last week Sony released to the market their latest PS4 add-on; Playstation VR. These new goggles arrive to the young and promising market of virtual...

PS VR
Sony Leaps into VR

This week, Sony Electronics made history having released a virtual reality add-on for the PlayStation 4. Sony’s PlayStation series of gaming consoles have been very successful since launching in the 1990’s when video gaming was revolutionary in-and-of itself. PlayStation VR, as the initiative has been...