Video on demand (VOD) or audio and video on demand (AVOD) are systems which allow users to select and watch/listen to video or audio content when they choose to, rather than having to watch at a specific broadcast time. IPTV technology is often used to bring video on demand to televisions and personal computers. Catch up TV is a form of video on demand.Television VOD systems either stream content through a set-top box, a computer or other device, allowing viewing in real time, or download it to a device such as a computer, digital video recorder (also called a personal video recorder) or portable media player for viewing at any time.
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  • AT&T to Launch DirecTV Now Videostreaming Service Nov. 30

    … AT&T announced that it will launch its DirecTV Now videostreaming service on mobile and other platforms Nov. 30. The service will allow users to subscribe to one of four programming packages to watch live and on-demand content on iOS and Android mobile devices, Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick, Apple TV, the web and more. Here’s a breakdown…

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  • How to Monetize Your Video Content on Every Screen

    … the launch of the iPad in 2010, most devices used Flash to deliver a consistent video experience typically focused on the desktop. Not only did the iPad standardize on and consequently popularize two new technologies — HTML5 and HLS — but the iPad changed when, where and how we consumed video. The enormous popularity of the device resulted in a major…

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  • In YouTube’s shadow, Vimeo turns to exclusives

    … to [be successful], we have to get better at curatorial voice and having relevant content rise up through the product.” Vimeo and New Form have already settled on the first two series: “Parallax,” a sci-fi series from YouTuber Sawyer Hartman in which an astronomer tries to save the world from an impending meteor shower, and “Oscar’s Hotel,” a quirky…

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  • Inside the HuffPost Live video-generating boiler room

    … Roy Sekoff. “In our vision for it, the first three years were going to be focused most on the video-on-demand piece,” said Sekoff. “Live is the way we keep our costs fixed. I know what I spend every hour.” That strategy has enabled The Huffington Post to cheaply produce around 400 original video clips each week, which Huffington Post editors…

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