Video-On-Demand

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.
Posts about Video-On-Demand
  • 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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  • ZeptoLab Launches Om Nom Toons Video Streaming App

    … Cut the Rope creator ZeptoLab announced the release of Om Nom Toons on iOS and Android. The videostreaming application allows users to watch episodes from the Om Nom Stories video series, as well as videos from “selected partners.” The Om Nom Stories series follows the adventures of Cut the Rope’s main character, a friendly green monster named…

    AllFacebookin YouTube- 12 readers -
  • How to Monetize Your Video Content on Every Screen

    … for targeting and reporting. But there is a significant downside to this strategy: Some 28 percent of U.S. viewers use Adblock Plus. And that’s not all: Content owners using a client-side strategy must also rely on complex client-side processes to manage requests, rendering, control and beaconing, and they must resign themselves to variations…

    AllFacebookin Content How To's- 20 readers -
  • In YouTube’s shadow, Vimeo turns to exclusives

    … digital video talent a way to make real money — without shilling for brands. The most successful filmmakers using Vimeo on Demand have an existing audience, funneling their fans from social properties to the Vimeo platform. Plenty of prominent YouTubers, including Taryn Southern, Joey Graceffa and Phil DeFranco, have diversified their revenue…

    Eric Blattberg/ Digiday- 12 readers -
  • 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…

    Eric Blattberg/ Digiday- 10 readers -
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