Streaming live sports is a hassle, so why is it so popular?

Go into a large electronics store and you’ll likely find rows of televisions tuned to sports channels because retailers know sports are among the most tantalizing content for an old-fashioned, "lean back" viewing experience on a wide screen. But how this sports content arrives at...

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An Online Video Breakdown of Super Bowl LI

For fans of American Football, this past Sunday was a holy day. Super Bowl LI (51), the annual championship for the sport, matched the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons. There’s something for everybody - a great game, forward thinking ads, and a half...

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...

White Paper Live Sports Streaming
Our latest White Paper is out!

With the continuing surge of Internet video streaming by consumers, there are plenty of good reasons why sports leagues, producers, content rights holders and even service providers are turning more to live streaming of sporting events. Following up on our latest Whitepaper on “The challenges of...

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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...

360 Video Cameras
360 video is coming fast!

When browsing through the internet for exotic destinations for your next holiday you always stumble upon breathtaking videos from places like Culebra in Puerto Rico or mount Kilimanjaro Tanzania. Don't you wish you could see more than the typical angle in order to broaden your...

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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 the U.S....

NFL Twitter Live Stream
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...

Live Streaming Sports
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...

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NPAW and Ooyala: Measuring the Effect of QoE on Audiences

Ooyala recently released their Q1 2016 Global Video Index. There are many interesting industry findings included in the report, but we would like to emphasize what they stress on page 18 in “How QoE impacts Engagement”. NPAW worked with Ooyala, and shared we with them...