Ever since Disney announced it was launching its own streaming service, fans haven’t stopped speculating. Netflix and Hulu subscribers wonder which of their favorites shows and movies will disappear, while Disney’s investors anxiously await updates on the broadcast company’s strategy. For all the speculation it brought, though,...

The world of media creation and delivery is changing rapidly, and this event showcased the latest developments, challenges, and opportunities. One clear trend for both content creators and service providers noted at the conference was the need to be both “big and small,” or or...

At NAB 2018 in Las Vegas last week, the world’s largest media, entertainment and technology event, we had a chance to showcase Evergent’s solution, attend presentations and meet with customers, industry players, and other trendsetters....

Video service providers are undergoing dramatic change. New competitors and big established players are taking over and dominating the market. Feature wars are rampant. From providing more content to offering viewers more choice, and from linear TV to live and on-demand Internet services, consumers are...

Choice and independence. This is what today’s video consumers are demanding. In fact, according to a study by TiVo last year, some 77% of consumers want a-la-carte TV and aren’t interested in paying for expensive TV packages with channels they don’t watch....

Security, uptime, scalability, and extensibility are critical to achieving world-class OTT and TVE monetization. These “non-functional” requirements cover two broad areas — execution qualities such as security and usability and evolution qualities such as scalability, extensibility and maintainability....

Decades of investment in proprietary set-tops requiring expensive “home installation” has paid off. Twenty, thirty and fifty channel systems in the 1970s turned into many hundreds of channels by the 1990’s. Rivers of fresh, specialized content filled every audience niche. ...