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Video stream monitoring company Conviva has shared the results of its 2013 Viewer Experience report, which predicts that a growing number of viewers is increasingly losing patience with a video viewing experience that is less than TV-quality. The company says its report, based on 22.6 billion worldwide video streams analysed throughout 2012, shows a potential $20 billion opportunity to reclaim viewer engagement by 2017.
Despite 2012 being an annus mirabilis for online TV and online video in the UK thanks principally to the Olympics and Euro 2012, only a quarter of services were delivered at optimal quality, research from Conviva suggests. Moreover, the Conviva’s 2013 Viewer Experience Report makes clear that despite the fact that the UK’s online viewing population is maturing, streaming content at least once a day…
Despite 2012 being a year of great live content, UK video publishers and operators were only able to deliver a quarter of it (23.5 per cent) at optimal quality. This left online viewers with buffering and poor picture quality. The UK’s online viewing population is maturing, streaming content at least once a day…
Viewers tolerance of buffering when viewing online video declined sharply between 2011-12, while UK online video publishers were only able to deliver 23.5% of video at optimal quality last year, according to a study by quality assurance specialist Conviva.
With households now containing a plethora of devices on which media can be consumed, the challenge is for service providers and their vendor partners to ensure safe and seamless transport around the home.
hese days, many want to suggest that cable TV offerings will be “killed” or “replaced” by content services being delivered over the Internet using content delivery networks. While that’s not reality, those who make these suggestions speak as if the quality of the content delivered online is the same as what consumers get from cable TV. However, thanks to Conviva, we have data from some of the largest streamers on the web…
Brafton published an article about consumer preferences in video, and the piece caught the attention of the study’s publisher, Conviva. The video solutions provider asked Brafton to sit down for a closer discussion of its “Viewer Experience Report,” as we weren’t in full alignment over a few of the implications of the research. We ultimately had a conversation regarding what makes for a truly exceptional video viewer experience.
CBC, a national broadcaster in Canada, has strategically collaborated with Conviva to incorporate Conviva’s anticipatory optimization and per-viewer performance analytics. Apart from enhancing the quality of the picture, the latest capability averts degradations prior to any interruption experienced by viewers, thereby augmenting the Quality of Experience (QoE) for all viewers.
Conviva recently signed one of the longest deals I’ve ever heard about in streaming media; a 6 year agreement with HBO to provide video optimization support for the Go product. As well, Conviva recently released the Viewer Experience Report revealing just how critical quality is to the online viewing experience.
A few weeks ago, we went over some data compiled by Conviva that came up with the astounding statistic that buffering, low resolution due to bitrates, and slow start-up caused an estimated loss of $2.16 billion overall in 2012. Should the same problems continue, Conviva believes $20 billion in damages will be caused through 2017. Conviva has created an infographic illustrating the problem, and so we’ll share it with you here.