Vimeo adds ‘video review’ tools

Vimeo has introduced new ‘video review’ tools, designed to make it easy for commercial content creators to get feedback on videos before publishing. Vimeo Pro or Business members can now share videos securely with collaborators or clients, who are able to click on a video to add a note and give scene-specific feedback. Users who […]

Blue Ant partners with Vimeo for VOD

Blue Ant Media has agreed a multi-year deal with Vimeo, which will power multiple direct-to-consumer VOD channels for the media company and channel operator. Vimeo’s VHX product is now providing the back-end technology and app development for Love Nature – a joint venture between Blue Ant Media and Smithsonian Networks. Love Nature’s 4K subscription video-on-demand […]

Vimeo ‘rebuilds TV experience’ with new apps

Vimeo has introduced what it described as a “complete rebuild of the Vimeo TV experience” with new apps for Apple tvOS, Android TV, and Samsung Smart TV. The new apps include Vimeo’s first HTML5-based TV app for the Tizen operating system, which is used by Samsung. The new apps include a number of features, including: […]

Vimeo adds BBC Worldwide, All3Media titles

Vimeo has agreed content partnerships with TV distributor All3Media International and the BBC’s commercial arm BBC Worldwide. Through the deals, a range of comedy, drama, and documentary titles will be available as part of Vimeo’s global transactional video-on-demand (TVOD) store. The first All3Media International content to be released on Vimeo includes all four seasons of […]

Vimeo to power TV4 SVOD services

TV4 has struck a deal with Vimeo that will see the latter power more than 20 of TV4 Entertainment’s direct-to-consumer SVOD channels. The first five channels to go live will be: All Warrior Network; car channel Motorland; the ‘great outdoors’-themed Gone TV; fighting channel Blackbelt TV; and documentary channel DocCom TV. The warrior-themed channel, which […]

Vimeo to launch subscription video offering

Vimeo has announced plans to launch a subscription video offering on top of its existing service, in an effort to “take a share of the $500 billion TV and film market”. In a letter to shareholders to accompany Vimeo parent company IAC’s third quarter results, IAC CEO and interim Vimeo CEO Joey Levin said that […]

Vimeo to launch live video streaming

Vimeo is planning to move into the live video streaming space for the first time, DTVE has learned. A spokesperson for the company confirmed that live streaming is coming “soon”   – possibly by the end of the year – though would not give a firm rollout date. Live streaming will be available via mobile […]

MIPCOM: Vimeo launches TV Store, partners with Lionsgate, Starz

Vimeo has launched a new transactional TV store, with Lionsgate and Starz the first partners to come on board to provide content to the service. Vimeo TV Store launched at MIPCOM yesterday and the service is designed to let premium studios sell their shows on a pay-per view basis to viewers in more than 150 […]

Third of US broadband homes watch UGC 10 days per month

Nearly 35% of US broadband homes watch user-generated video on sites like YouTube, Vimeo, and Dailymotion at least 10 days per month, according to Parks Associates. The firm’s new OTT research claims that 75% of US broadband homes access user-generated web content at least once per month, with men more frequently watching user-generated video than […]

Vimeo claims victory in EMI legal battle

A US appeals court has ruled in favour of Vimeo in a legal battle between the online video service and EMI. The court said Vimeo was not infringing copyright law by unknowingly hosting videos that had older music contained within them. The case was hinged on the Digital Millenium Copyright Act and how it is […]