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Just when will the Internet be the primary delivery mechanism for TV? Depends on who you ask. Some streaming guys at the second annual Entertainment Technology in the Internet Age conference at Stanford University said it may not be far away.
Viewers are watching more online video on their televisions, tablets, and computers than ever, and they expect the same video quality as with broadcast TV.
When it comes to multiscreen TV, one of the big stories from the last two years is the growth of linear streaming. As consumers spend more time on laptops and tablets they want access to more of the content that they naturally watch.
LAS VEGAS — Conviva, the streaming video analytics firm used by many digital publishers including ESPN and HBO, is analyzing some 4 billion monthly video streams to help publishers manage the delivery of video from the ingestion points to the CDN to the “last mile” connection to the home or mobile device.
Picking up an additional 13 million live streams during the second week of the tourney, NCAA March Madness Live has posted a 31% gain over the entire 2013 event.
In the typical way video industry reports just become a blur of often-stunning numbers in this biz, here’s one in Conviva’s new 2014 Viewer Experience Report that caught my attention:
Consumers have high expectations for video quality, and they don’t differentiate or make exceptions for the delivery mechanism, according to a slate of new research. What’s more, viewers are increasingly less tolerant of any video problems they encounter.
Video analytics, delivery optimisation and big data processing specialist Conviva has released its 2014 Viewer Experience Report, detailing the state of online video streaming performance across multiple devices. The report is based on global data from…
It doesn’t matter how high the video quality is: Viewers don’t have a good streaming experience when the content buffers. Luckily, that frequent irritation is becoming a little less frequent. Conviva, which helps clients avoid streaming disruptions, released its 2014 Viewer Experience Report today, and it shows that buffering is on the wane.
In the new Conviva 2014 Experience Report, the company states that “The multiscreen future is now our television present.” However, the report shows we still have a ways to go before online streaming can match the consistency of broadcast television.