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Comscore Finds Video on Demand Transactions Peaked in April 2020

Overall May 2020 consumption dips month-over-month Sports category transactions in May 2020 were 925 percent higher year-over-year New research from Comscore, a trusted partner for planning, transacting and evaluating media across platforms, shows a continued year-over-year (YOY) increase in video on demand (VOD) transactions as millions of Americans seek entertainment during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, overall consumption for May 2020 declined compared to the previous month, suggesting that consumption may be…

Warner Bros. to Make the Full-Length Animated Feature “SCOOB!” Available for Both Premium Video On Demand and Premium Digital Ownership May…

In response to the unprecedented demand for high-quality family entertainment in the home, Warner Bros. will make its upcoming animated feature film “SCOOB!” available for both Premium Video On Demand (PVOD) and for premium digital ownership in the U.S. and Canada on May 15, providing first-run content while theaters remain closed due to the current global health crisis. The announcement was made today by Ann Sarnoff, Chair and CEO, Warner Bros. “While we’re all eager to be able to once again show our films in theaters,…

Introducing the First Club Management Video On Demand Integration

Intelivideo, a Video On Demand (VOD) technology platform headquartered in Broomfield, CO, announces new fitness integrations to its platform. Intelivideo developed integrations with several of the leading club management software platforms enabling fitness businesses to seamlessly extend into the digital fitness space. Marketing Technology News: TEKLYNX Awarded 2020 Stevie® for Historic Customer Service Achievements Specifically, businesses leveraging Intelivideo's digital video platform can offer subscription video…

Plex Launches Ad-Supported Video on Demand on Every Continent, Delivering Free Streaming of Thousands of Movies and TV Shows On Any Device…

Plex, the global streaming media company that brings your favorite content together in the highest-rated OTT video app, today announced its global ad-supported video on demand (AVOD) offering is now available, making it the most widely available AVOD offering in the industry, reaching users in more than 200 countries. The free service brings thousands of Oscar-winning movies, cult classic favorites, documentaries, popular TV shows, and more to media lovers on every continent, accessible via almost any device, with…

Video on Demand Services Are Driving Tremendous Growth

The popularity of Video on Demand (VOD) streaming services is driving tremendous growth and the space just keeps getting hotter. Digital advertisers can learn a lot from how VOD providers have managed to scale their audience with varying degrees of success. A recent ONS survey shows that close to half of all adults said they had watched Netflix, Now TV, Amazon Prime Video or a similar internet-based service over the past three months. It’s clear that more people are moving away from traditional TV services, preferring to…

Nielsen And FreeWheel To Expand Measurement Across Over-The-Top And Set-Top Box Video On Demand Inventory

Effort To Help Television Ecosystem Unlock Additional Impressions And Value Across OTT And STB VOD Inventory Nielsen and FreeWheel, a Comcast Company, announced plans to expand measurement to over-the-top and set-top box video on demand inventory. This effort will enhance the value of the television ecosystem through additional data-enabled, targetable premium digital video platforms for programmers, MVPDs, agencies and advertisers to effectively reach consumers. This announcement comes six months after Nielsen announced…

FreeWheel VMR Report: Premium Video On Demand Dominated Q4 2017

Video Monetization Report (VMR) Points Towards the Growing Love for OTT & VOD FreeWheel, recently revealed the findings of VMR of Q4 2017 which basically pointed towards the love of live viewing. Marketers followed up with the audience and saw a promising growth in numbers of Ad views across the US and Europe. This change facilitated publishers, operators, marketers to effectively target the audiences with innovative methods. The data from the VMR presented these major trends and shifts: Over The Top and Video on…

Intelivideo announces Live Streaming, a Powerful New Component in Subscription Video On Demand

According to a Nielsen report, Video On Demand trends are on a rise as viewers express comfort in ordering programmable video content streaming for maximum engagement. Recognizing the power of live video for video business owners, Intelivideo has announced the newest component of its Subscription Video On Demand platform, Live Streaming. Intelivideo becomes the first On Demand platform to offer native live streaming embedded in its technology stack. This announcement comes on the heels of the $ 5.6 million funding round and…

Zype Delivers On Demand Transcoding and Complete Video Infrastructure

Zype Provides Enterprise-Class Video Content Management and Distribution Solutions Zype, the infrastructure for digital video, announced its availability on Google Cloud Marketplace. Google Cloud customers now have access to Zype's OTT Video Platform; including Video CMS, Video CRM, Encoding, Playout, Content Delivery, and Video Connectors. Google Cloud customers can rapidly build and deploy streaming products and services through Zype's end-to-end platform. As companies increasingly search for a flexible and scalable…

RingCentral Releases RingCentral Video to Address Work from Anywhere Demands; Completes Message Video Phone Solution

Available immediately as part of RingCentral Office, AT&T Office@Hand, and Avaya Cloud Office RingCentral, Inc., a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications, collaboration, and contact center solutions, today announced RingCentral Video (RCV), a reimagined video meetings experience. Leveraging RingCentral’s open platform, RingCentral Video will be another component offered as part of RingCentral Office®, completing RingCentral’s differentiated Message Video Phone™ (MVP) solution. RingCentral Video…

AnyClip Offers No-Cost Integration of Video On-Demand Platform and Real-time COVID-19 News Content to Publishers and Organizations

As data confirms streaming surge in global hot spots, AnyClip provides free Google-funded resource to support the industry’s need to keep the public apprised To support the need for organizations of all types to keep the public informed of the latest news on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, video data and technology company AnyClip announced that it is offering free implementation of the beta version of its VOD platform, Luminous Watch, which is supported by the Google News Initiative. The offer enables media companies,…

New Study Reveals Rising Demands for Cross-Platform Video Solutions as Publishers’ Needs Evolve

Publishers cite header bidding as key to programmatic video growth, driven by mobile, CTV and OTT  Premium digital advertising technology company, PubMatic, released findings from a study commissioned with Forrester Consulting around global video ad monetization trends. In an effort to better understand how publishers' needs are evolving, the research provides insight into the most pressing changes and challenges in cross-platform video monetization. Marketing Technology News: LinkedIn Veteran Doug Camplejohn Joins as EVP…

Wibbitz Launches Studio and WAVI, Meeting Brand Demand for Enterprise-Class Video Creation and Automation

New Offerings are a Major Inflection Point for Wibbitz as Brands Integrate Video Across Business Strategies and Shift Creation In-House Automated video creation company Wibbitz announced the launch of Wibbitz Studio and the Wibbitz Automated Video Interface (WAVI), two major new product and feature releases intended to support brands as they continue to bring creative production in-house and to integrate video as a strategic business lever across all aspects of their organizations. Each new offering gives brands the…

Jeenie Modernizes Access to American Sign Language Communication With Mobile On-Demand Video Interpreting

Jeenie, the leading peer-to-peer marketplace for on-demand video and voice calls with HUMAN language interpreters, announced today the addition of American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters to its mobile platform. Jeenie® now functions as the first mobile and easily accessible form of on-demand Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) to facilitate face-to-face communication between Deaf and hearing persons who are in the same location. Unlike other VRI services, Jeenie offers instant access to qualified ASL interpreters right on…

Video-on-demand (VOD) in the Car with the Worldwide Introduction of Cinemo Web Browser Pro for Automotive

In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) with DRM and Video-On-Demand to Augment the Experience as Cinemo Becomes a Key Enabler in the Way Content Is Delivered in the Car Cinemo, a global leader in high performance and automotive grade multimedia playback, streaming, media management, connectivity and cloud middleware, have announced that Cinemo Web Browser Pro™, a dedicated Chromium based web browser embedded integration for automotive, will be featured at CES2020, to be held in Las Vegas Jan 7 – 10, 2020, paving the way for…

Animoto Social Video Trends Report Forecasts Growing Demand for Video Marketing in 2020

In the past 12 Months, 96% of Marketers Have Placed AD Spend on Video Marketing on Social Animoto, the company that makes it easy for anyone to create professional marketing videos, released its annual report, Social Video Trends: Consumer & Marketer Insights for 2020. This report investigates a survey of consumers and marketers to find out how video is changing the landscape of social media, influencing consumer purchase decisions, and revamping marketers' approach to social media marketing. Social Video Drives…

Newly-Formed Chimney Vigor Group Expands in APAC to Meet Demand for Quality Video Content at Scale

Merger of Vigor and the Chimney group will bring industry-leading content creation and distribution capabilities to APAC Following its merge with California-based content distribution and media solutions leader Vigor, CVG expects to double in size in APAC within 12 months, positioning itself as a serious contender in the global content production and distribution industry. Existing Chimney offices in Singapore and Sydney, as well as Vigor’s Seoul office, will now also offer both content creation and distribution and…

YouTube Gaining Popularity With Generation Z as Demand for Video Content Rises, Facebook’s Popularity Declining

Only 36% of Generation Zers (Ages 13-17) Use Facebook at Least Once a Week, Compared to 87% of Millennials, 90% of Generation Xers, and 96% of Baby Boomers, According to a Survey of Social Media Users in the US While Facebook's User Base Trends Older, Other Platforms Such as Instagram, Youtube, and Snapchat Have Younger User Bases Facebook is generally considered the pinnacle of social media success, boasting the most active users. Facebook's reign as the "king" of social media may come to an end, though, as younger…

Spectrio Acquires Media Distribution Solutions, Adding On-Demand Video Production and an Online Video Marketing Platform to its Suite of…

Merger allows customers to bridge the gap between online and offline content Spectrio, one of the nation’s leading providers of in-store marketing solutions powered by content and technology, announced today that it has acquired Media Distribution Solutions (MDS), a leader in low-cost, on-demand video creation based in Plano, Texas. The acquisition builds upon Spectrio’s marketing technology suite, further accelerating the Company’s capability to provide content at scale across avenues both online and on-site. Today,…

HOOQ Streams Live and On-Demand Video Content on Brightcove Video Platform

Brightcove, the leading provider of cloud services for video, announced that HOOQ, Asia's leading OTT service, has selected the Brightcove Video Platform as the underlying streaming solution to power its live and video-on-demand service to subscribers across Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, and India, serving a market size of over one billion consumers. Launched in 2015 in partnership with Sony Pictures, Warners Bros, and Singtel, HOOQ is a premium subscription-based OTT video service. Since its launch, the…