Roku 4 may be in the wings based on FCC filing; Amazon launches Fire TV in Japan

More online video news from across the Web:

> Roku 4 may indeed be a thing, if a new FCC filing of a model "4400X" with 802.11ac Wi-Fi is any indication. Pocket-Lint article

> HEVC Advanced may be backing down from its controversial fee structure. Streaming Media article and release

> Verizon's Go90 mobile-first OTT service gets middling reviews from one millennial. WSJ article

> Amazon launched its Fire TV and Fire TV stick in Japan. Release

> Turner Broadcasting System is partnering with WME | IMG to create a new eSports gaming league that will feature multiscreen coverage and live televised events. Release

> Solarflare has enhanced its OpenOnload acceleration software for NGINX's platform, which improves Web and video on demand delivery over IP. Release

> New Form Digital will produce six original series for the Go90 service. Release

> AccuWeather said its mobile user base has grown 18 percent year over year. Release

> Little Dot Studios has teamed with Formula E racing to create and distribute online video content across YouTube and social media sites. Advanced Television article

And finally… Virtual reality headsets and tech are being used by therapists to treat mental-health disorders such as PTSD. WSJ article

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