Your guide to online streaming of movies & TV shows
Streaming Services and Related Industry News
- Streaming 411's "Read this Before Cutting the Cord" article was one of the featured "Alternatives to Cable" links on HullFinancialPlanning.com, a site that helps consumers stretch their budget by highlighting helpful money-saving tips.
- Verizon CTO Predicts New 1-800 Business Model - Over-the-top services like Netflix and Hulu Plus may soon be able to have their own priority networks, similar to an 800 number, where consumers have their streams delivered without eating up their data caps. Here here!
- Streaming Media East Show May 15-16 in New York City - Check out their broadband-enabled device pavilion that allows attendees to get up close and personal with various streaming players and mobile devices, as well as OTT video content platforms.
- Streaming as a Service - DaCast's Flexible Solution for Live & On Demand Streaming Options on Your Website - February 8, 2012 - Getting into streaming has traditionally been an expensive endeavor that has marginalized smaller businesses. Innovative "Streaming as a Service" from streaming provider DaCast offers the first truly affordable self-service platform for the broadcast of high quality video online.
- Roku Breaks the Smart TV Mold With New Streaming Stick Integrating Smart Experience to Television Sets Instantly - January 4, 2012 - Roku announced a stunning new innovation that will turn any tv set with an hdmi port with a wifi system available in the home into an immediate Smart TV experience.
- Google to Compete with Cloud Gaming Giants Like OnLive? - November 25, 2011 - According to industry expert Paul Kinlan, Google will be launching sometime in early 2012 upgrades to Chrome through WebRTC technology, which could support native cloud gaming, including gamepad, web cam and microphone, and content streaming support, without requiring any plugins which slow down and and tend to be buggy in the browser.
- Apple's New Direction in Smart TV: October 24, 2011 - Apple is turning to iTunes engineer to lead development of smart television prototype. Steve Jobs gave his blessing before his passing.