HOW MANY ADS ARE TOO MANY?

Online video viewers see ads as something to be tolerated, but rarely enjoyed. No matter an ad’s production quality, viewers may turn away if they feel overburdened. But as an essential source of revenue for many online video services, ads seems here to stay. Ad...

NEW MARKETS BELONG TO THOSE WHO UNDERSTAND THEM

In late 2015 Netflix reported profits dropping in the United States but growing quickly internationally. Their global expansion was offsetting slow growth in the domestic market, but they faced multiple challenges as they headed into dozens of new markets at once. In some countries subscriptions...

Lazy Bones & Eyeballs (yet nothing to do with Halloween)

In 1950, Zenith ran full-page ads for their new Lazy Bones remote control. This new wonder gadget promised to “eliminate the sound from annoying TV commercials.” This dazzling new device threatened to sink the business model of the nascent broadcast television industry. If viewers can...

super bowl LI
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...

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,...

Integrating Plugins – NPAWering Online Video #9

In the ninth installment to our series “NPAWering Online Video” Jamie Buchanan, from our Customer Engineering team,  provides insight into why it is key for video providers to choose an analytics platform that allows superior adaptability, flexibility and customizability upon integration. At Nice People At...

YOUBORA 2.0 Launch 2016
Introducing YOUBORA 2.0

With the upcoming release of YOUBORA 2.0 we would like to let you know what the new   environment stands for and how you and your business can benefit from it. YOUBORA is a business intelligence and video analytics solution for the online video industry to...

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...

Medientage

For the first time, in its 30th anniversary year, MEDIENTAGE MÜNCHEN will take place from Tuesday to Thursday (25 - 27 October 2016). This year’s motto of the convention is: “Mobile & Me - How the ego controls the media” Visit us at Medientage and check...