SANTA CLARA, Calif.--Philip Lynch, who oversees content for Sony's Crackle online video site, said users visiting the service through TVs typically consume more than two hours of content in an average session. He also said users accessing the site from a mobile device typically spend 18 to 25 minutes watching videos, and users on a PC typically watch videos for around 1.5 hours.
SANTA CLARA, Calif.--Startup Net2TV is in discussions with "several" consumer electronics companies to install its service onto their smart TVs, and expects the actions to result in its online video service being fitted into around 20 million smart TVs in the United States by early next year.
SANTA CLARA, Calif.--Warner Bros., one of the world's largest movie studios, remains committed to the online video space and plans to continue to create content for the sector, according to the head of Warner Bros.' digital business.
SANTA CLARA, Calif.--Streaming video platform provider Brightcove said it has shuttered its "App Cloud" mobile application development product and is instead pushing refreshed SDKs for Android and iOS. Brightcove's Albert Lai explained that the company is refocusing on native apps, rather than HTML5 solutions, due to customer demand.
SANTA CLARA, Calif.--Streaming video provider Roku is currently testing a second-screen application for tablets that the company hopes to release in the "near term," according to a company executive.
SANTA CLARA--This is the third year for OTTCon, X-Media Research's homage to all things related to over-the-top video. Things have changed greatly over those years. For one, the location. OTTCon
SANTA CLARA--This summer's Olympic Games in London will be a huge test for encoding company Elemental Technologies, a primary vendor for Comcast. NBCUniversal, a Comcast subsidary, has broadcast
SANTA CLARA--An IPO for online video platform Ooyala? "Yes... at some point I'm sure we will," said CTO Sean Knapp. "But there's no need at the moment, we have access to plenty of cash." Knapp, one
SANTA CLARA, Calif.--Anthony Wood, CEO of Roku, opened the third-annual OTTCon by saying over-the-top delivery of content is changing the playing field of how content is delivered and consumed. Wood,
OTTCon, San Jose, Calif.-- The news media--both popular and trade--likes to write about the impact of over-the-top content and delivery in the sexiest terms possible and, for the past two years,