Videomind Redux: New site coming - help spread the word!

July 28, 2014
Everything young is new again.  Three years ago right about this time, our founders asked themselves: if we're sitting on one of the richest hoardes of online video data in the world - billions of analytics events daily from Ooyala video players running on all kinds of devices everywhere - why not share it with everyone else? 

Ooyala wins Streaming Media European Readers’ Choice Award for analytics/QoS

June 25, 2014
Ooyala’s Backlot has won a 2014 Streaming Media European Readers' Choice Award for Analytics/QoS, beating out runners-up Alcatel-Lucent’s Motive Big Networks Analytics and Sawmill Analytics’ Sawmill 8. Streaming Media said this year’s awards were its biggest ever with 352 nominees and more than 3,000 voters determining the winners. The amount of interest in the awards shows “that while online video is truly a global industry, there is significant interest in and need for regional solutions and vendors,” Streaming Media wrote.

APJ UPDATE: Asia Pacific Operator Summit, new hires, new Singapore office

May 5, 2014
It’s been a busy couple of months for Ooyala’s Asia/Pacific/Japan office. Ooyala was a sponsor of the Asia Pacific Operator Summit (APOS) recently, a very targeted conference of about 600 senior executive attendees mainly from pay-tv operators, content owners and content aggregators from around Asia. The summit produced a number of great meetings and discussions about the space and how to work with companies to deliver quality video – with deep analytics – in a region that’s poised to see tremendous growth.

TubeMogul: 4Q programmatic video ads saw inventory, CPM gains

March 6, 2014
Tube Mogul reports the programmatic video ad market grew globally, with inventory and mobile CPMs seeing gains in the regions in which it operates. TubeMogul said U.S. pre-roll inventory grew 112% through the quarter, with week-over-week increases across all tiers in November and December. Publishers ramping up available inventory for the beginning of the holiday season generated the largest jump the week of Thanksgiving.

Ooyala Webinar explores keys to thriving in a changing video market

February 19, 2014
Television audience behavior is evolving rapidly and content providers must adapt now or risk extinction. Research firm Ovum believes that 20% of all audience viewing hours will be delivered over IP by 2017. The researcher also found that 17% of the 16-to-24 age range report that they watch less linear TV now due to their consumption of web video services.

Ooyala short-listed as finalist for Sports Technology Awards in London

February 13, 2014
One look at the super slick speed-skating “onesies” used at the Sochi Winter Olympics should be enough to prove that technology is a major component of the new world of sports. Need more? Waaaay back when I played college football, we’d meet on Sunday evenings to review game film – literally. Cut ups of film shot, developed and spliced together; one for the offense and one for the defense. It was on black and white because of the short turnaround that type of film allowed.

Overcoming the challenges of mobile video distribution to Android devices

January 21, 2014
For an increasing number of consumers, mobile devices have become their go-to source for online video from episodic television to feature films to live news and sports. Ooyala’s most recent Global Video Index (Q3 2013) showed that video viewing on smartphones and tablets more than doubled from the previous year. The Index also revealed that what they’re watching on mobile devices has changed, as well, with long form videos becoming more common, and live events becoming a must have (users watch live events 13 times longer than VOD).

Case study: Newsy, a unique, multisource video news service

January 9, 2014
As the only multisource, multi-perspective video news service in the world, Newsy, an Ooyala customer, has a unique perspective on online news delivery: It is, after all, the only place that users can go to compare and contrast how news organizations are reporting a story.

Hot market adds spice to Ooyala's growth in Latin America

December 18, 2013
Ooyala is growing -- fast. And we’re heading into 2014 with a full head of steam.

Telstra invests $43M in Ooyala, looks to accelerate analytics adoption globally

December 11, 2013
In biology, rapid adaptation in an ecosystem is called “fast evolution.” That’s a great term for what’s happening in the video space right now. Consumers aren’t watching less television, they’re watching more… but they’re watching on a plethora of devices and, increasingly, they’re watching online.

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