IBC 2017, what’s trending?

After another successful IBC edition here’s what we witnessed. The focus this year has been mostly drawn towards stepping up the virtual reality experience online, AI as a support tool for more immersive experiences, and making the OTT world more accessible, complete and smarter. VR During...

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Offline Content: Freedom and Satisfaction For Your Customers!

With mobile devices tailgating laptops as “the most watched on device” and video content taking over most of the web, the matter of mobility and access to an online video service without any internet is an aspect that users start to take into account when...

Improving VR experiences with video analytics & business intelligence

VR is on the rise, and 2017 is definitely the year where we will start seeing VR headsets and 360 video gain a larger portion of our leisure time. Many interesting initiatives have been launched by companies such as NextVR, VokeVR, LiveLike, in cooperation with...

CDN Switching Techniques – NPAWering Online Video #10

Content delivery networks are the superhighways which transport content to the audiences that crave them. Switching between them is the most effective way to ensure that a video is interruption free, just one of the many perks of a system which drives ad and content...

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...

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,...

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...

Optimizing Quality of Experience – NPAWering Online Video #1

Welcome to the first NPAW video blog “NPAWering Online Video”! In this article, we are going to elaborate on what Lucas discussed in “Optimizing QoE.” The market for OTT and live video is expanding rapidly, with relationships among content providers growing increasingly more competitive. Audience...

Quality of Experience (QoE): Option or Need?

Quality of Experience has become an overused term in the online video industry, but also one of the big challenges that online broadcasters and OTT´s have to deal with. Even more now, a period in which users spend more time connected to the digital world...