Albert Lai's Posts

Farewell, SXSW - Hello, F8!

The first three months of 2015 have started in high gear for Brightcove, with colleagues participating in events across the globe: CES (Las Vegas), IBC MENA (Dubai), Mobile World Congress (Barcelona), CASBAA OTT Summit (Singapore), and SPORTEL (Miami).

Ripped from the Headlines — Part 2

Continuing from my post yesterday, below are more insights and trends on the latest video distribution headlines that were discussed during a panel I participated on at Digital Entertainment World last week. Time Inc’s Digital Audience Now Bigger Than Print Time announced its earnings, revealing a drop in print advertising that hasn’t...

Ripped from the Headlines — Part 1

Last week at Digital Entertainment World in Los Angeles, I had the opportunity to discuss several fun topics with industry peers David Gale, Greg Diefenbach, and Jeff Chi.

Will Cloud-Based Streaming Services be the Real Replacement to Your Cable Box?

With Sony announcing details of its new cloud-based streaming service, PlayStation Vue, last week – designed to offer an internet-only TV package as a replacement for cable or satellite – the question on everyone’s mind now is: Will cloud-based TV services replace the current model of cable subscriptions? The transition to the cl...

Top Three Trends from IBC

The international Broadcasting Convention (IBC) finished up last month, attracting a record crowd of over 55,000 attendees to Amsterdam.

2014 World Cup: the Perfect Match of Audience, Content, and Digital

This article originally appeared on June 13, 2014 in Streaming Media.  Although Super Bowl XLVIII was essentially decided in the first 30 minutes, it drew 111.5 million television viewers and 2.3 million online viewers, and was attended by more than 82,000 fans. These sound like impressive numbers—until you consider the World Cup.