How to Test Smart TV Applications?


Smart TV applications are becoming the new competitive frontier for media companies and content providers. This relatively uncharted territory offers ample possibilities today, but is also rife with challenges – not only in the development phase,…

Top 12 User-Friendly Features for Your Streaming Platform


People watch more streaming content than ever. When the COVID-19 pandemic has forced society to change its habits and stay home, many people found comfort in the virtual world of the streaming platforms. When cinemas and theatres closed, this world…

Benefits of Integrating Your Video Platform with AWS


Over the past few years, AWS has become the world’s go-to cloud platform offering over 200 fully-featured services from globally distributed data centers. The AWS services are now considered the building blocks for many modern software products.…

How to Launch Your VOD Platform With VOD Software


According to the reports, the number of Video on demand (VOD) subscriptions for the global market was at $24.9 Billion in 2019 and is expected to scale up to $32.3 Billion by 2025. No wonder the VOD became so popular—people want to watch what they…

How Does the Media Industry Change During Pandemic?


The 2020 year baffled us with accelerated changes in our habits and made us take the steps that we wouldn’t have made before. It affects us at every level of our lives, work, or consumption decisions.  Coronavirus has an impact on almost everything…

A Short Introduction to OTT Platforms: Challenges, Opportunities and The Future


Over the past two decades, there has been a monumental shift in how people access and consume video content. With the universal access to broadband internet, numerous platforms like YouTube, Netflix, HBO Go emerged and steadily grew to prominence.…

Your Ultimate Guide to Live Streaming – What It Is and How Does It Work


Live streaming is becoming a new normal. Statistics show that SVOD (Subscription Video on Demand) will have 383 million subscriptions worldwide. It’s a convenient way of watching movies, TV shows, and other content. You can access it at any time,…

What Is Android TV – Your Ultimate Guide


According to Shalini Govil-Pai, the senior director of product management for Android TV, Android TV has "tens of millions of users" worldwide, with Europe being one of the leaders in the number of consumers. People are using smart TV to stream…

IPTV In a Nutshell


If you haven’t heard of IPTV before, chances are you probably will – or, better yet, you are already using some incarnation of it without even knowing. IPTV is gaining momentum, and it’s high time to keep your tabs on how it’s changing the media…

The ABC of Streaming Services


Set-top box, over the top, live streaming, on-demand. You may come across these terms every now and then, especially when reading about online video streaming services and technology. You think you know what they mean, but do you really? When living…