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Facebook testing auto-playing videos with sound turned on

By : CIOL Writers

Social media platforms are currently experiencing video mania with video content forming a major chunk of social networking consumption. New experiments are being tried out every day to catch maximum eyeballs. A move in the same direction is being carried

Facebook’s new video metrics focused on 360 degree videos

By : CIOL Writers

Facebook has launched a set of new video metrics that allow publishers to keep a tab on the performance of their videos by analyzing the audience and its preferences. The networking giant is also enabling a guide and heat map

This company found the secret sauce of going viral

By : CIOL Writers

So, if you have seen the famous subway rat dragging his pizza slice home or the rat taking a selfie it was the work of an Independent Australian production studio, The Woolshed Company. They seem to have cracked the code

Twitter pursues more live streaming deals for sports

Twitter reportedly is in talks with the National Basketball Association(NBA), the Major League Soccer(MLS) and Turner Sports for getting exclusive digital streaming rights for major sports and events content, as per a Recode report. Twitter, sometime back has also partnered

Video ads on social media do not make the cut for advertisers

By : CIOL Writers

We are more likely to watch video ads on websites than those which are posted on social media, a study by Teads has shown. The research reports know us better than we do! Teads, a video company that makes money

42pc users unaware of involuntary mobile data use by video ads

NEW DELHI, INDIA:Despite being cautious about the mobile data spends, a majority of smartphone users in India are not aware about their data consumption source. A survey by mobile VoIP app, nanu found that 64% of smartphone users have indicated

Axis acquires store optimization solution co, Cognimatics

BANGALORE, INDIA: Network video solutions provider, Axis Communications has acquired Cognimatics, a leading company of store optimization solutions targeting the retail sector. Cognimatics’ technology is used for people counting, queue measurement and occupancy estimation. Cognimatics is a privately owned Swedish

Hotstar gears up for surge in live sports streaming

BANGALORE, INDIA: Hotstar and Akamai have renewed their partnership to deliver live sports content such as the ongoing Indian Premier League(IPL) and the upcoming 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. Hotstar has seen a huge surge in viewership for Live sports, as

YuppTV brings live stream of Australian Open and video-on-demand

NEW DELHI, INDIA: OTT player YuppTV is bringing all the action from the ongoing Australian Open, right at your fingertips. YuppTV ensures that users can stream the matches live and watch highlights for all of them without any buffering. Users

Le devices in India will offer 1yr subscription to ErosNow

BANGALORE, INDIA: ErosNow’s extensive repository of Bollywood films, music and Originals will now be integrated into the user interface of Le devices purchased in India. The digital OTT player has signed a strategic business alliance with  LeEco, for their flagship smartphones,

Idea brings premium Bollywood content for its 4G users

NEW DELHI, INDIA: ErosNow, the OTT (Over-the-top) Bollywood entertainment network of Eros International has announced a platform and content deal with Idea Cellular. The association with ErosNow, will enable Idea 4G customers in these markets to enjoy rich premium content

Tata Comm and Net Insight partner to eliminate lag in live video feed

LONDON: Tata Communications has joined forces with Net Insight, a specialist in the transport of live, interactive and on-demand content, to enable media organisations to manage and deliver live OTT content globally, in complete sync across all devices, for the

Twitter brings video for mobile app promotion

INDIA: Recent research shows that 82% of Twitter users watch videos on Twitter, and 90% of video views on Twitter are on mobile devices. Realizing the potential, Twitter has now made its Video App Card is available globally to all advertisers

PM Modi takes the video route to appeal for calm in Gujarat

AHMEDABAD, INDIA: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has uploaded a video on Twitter to to make an appeal to the people of Gujarat to remain calm. Curfew was imposed in several places in Gujarat following bouts of agitation and violence that rocked

Yahoo’s video texting app now in India on Android and iOS

BANGALORE, INDIA: Yahoo’s video texting app, Livetext which was released last month in the US and few other countries initially- is now available globally. The team from mobile messaging application MessageMe, which it acquired last year reportedly has worked on

Govt’s decision to digitize cable platforms in India is a huge opportunity: Ericsson

By : Rashi V

It looks like that Ericsson is transforming to become a ICT player from a telecom infrastructure company. Ericsson has identified new priority areas OSS/BSS, IP and Cloud, TV and Media, Manages services model etc. In these segments, TV and Media

Opera launches app to minimize data usage on mobile and Wi-Fi networks

BANGALORE, INDIA: Do you have a limited data plan and you often get charged excessively for crossing your data limit often, then this app will bring some respite to you. Opera’s new Android app Opera Max, shrinks videos and photos across

Video analytics startup Vidooly raises funding from Silicon Valley‘s BVP

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Online video analytics startup Vidooly has secured funding from Silicon Valley based investor, Bessemer Venture Partners (BVP). Vidooly will direct the funding towards product development and enhancement, team expansion and client acquisition efforts. Vidooly was launched in

Skillsoft acquires Digital Skills Video Solution Vodeclic

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Skillsoft Limited, a learning and talent management firm has aquired Vodeclic SAS, a company which provides video courses through its indirect subsidiary Skillsoft France SARL. Vodeclic solutions help companies, universities, and professionals improve skills proficiency with the

Now stream HD videos directly to YouTube through the Live Streaming App

NEW DELHI: InstaLively, a video streaming platform android app. InstaLively is the first end-to-end solution for live streaming solution that is available on the mobile as well as the Desktop. The easy to use interface enables you to stream HD video directly