YouTube introduces 60fps live streaming

YouTube has launched 60fps live streaming, a few months after adding support for higher frame rate video playback on its site.  YouTube launched 60fps live streaming yesterday as an “early preview” on HTML5-compatible browsers. “When you start a live stream on YouTube at 60fps, we’ll transcode your stream into 720p60 and 1080p60, which means silky […]

Maker Studios exec backs non-skippable ad formats

YouTube’s skippable ad-format “cannibalises” inventory, with non-skippable ads the preferred format for getting across a brand message and for helping content makers generate revenue, according to Maker Studios exec Dan’l Hewitt. Speaking at the Future of Digital Media Distribution conference in London yesterday, Hewitt, who is UK managing director at Maker, said that while YouView’s […]