Blue Hill Research: New Watson services will add value for video content owners

Independent research and advisory firm Blue Hill Research has both good news and bad about streaming video. The good news is that the growth of video is astonishing. By 2020, it’s likely that video data will make up 80 percent of all global IP traffic.  People upload a year’s worth of video (nearly 9,000 hours) […]

Continue reading

Improving video engagement with an assist from Watson

Living in the golden age of video is a blessing and a curse. There’s more video content than ever to choose from, but we can spend more time deciding than actually watching. It’s a frustrating experience for consumers, but it’s especially worrisome for video content providers. As a result, media and entertainment companies are shifting […]

Continue reading

Streaming video is disrupting spectator sports

This year’s Olympic Games marked a leap in how we watch sports. The on-demand, always-on habit that disrupted television was mirrored in this year’s Olympic Games. NBC streamed 3.3 billion minutes of Rio coverage, of which more than 2.7 billion minutes were live-streamed — a U.S. event record, according to the Sports Video Group. Just […]

Continue reading