Carbon Coder's feature set and video quality are outstanding, but its performance is what's really impressive, especially in multiple-processor workstations.
Mon., April 9, by Jan Ozer
Posted 09 Apr 2007
EMI deserves a hand for pioneering a return to consumer choice when it comes to the music they download. At the same time, the move may ease some of the pressure Apple is facing in the EU.
Tues., April 3, by Tim Siglin
Posted 03 Apr 2007
For both live and on-demand content, proper capture is key to successful delivery. Here are the questions you need to ask in order to select the right one for your needs.
Mon., April 2, by Tim Siglin
Posted 01 Apr 2007
With implications for digital video professionals and web developers alike, CS3 offers major updates to just about every Adobe product, including Mac compatibility on almost all of them. Here’s a high-level look at the biggest product launch in the company’s history.
Tues., Mar. 27, by Tim Siglin
Posted 27 Mar 2007
Viacom's lawsuit against Google and YouTube is no surprise. What is a surprise, though, is that those in the entertainment industry still don't seem to understand that content sharing helps them more than hurts them.
Mon., Mar. 26, by Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen
Posted 26 Mar 2007
Systems contractor show once again proves that streaming is penetrating traditional analog audio strongholds, with implications that may benefit the entire streaming industry.
Posted 20 Mar 2007
The proposal to implement expensive and retroactive royalties on internet radio stations—and generate millions for SoundExchange—has created a backlash.
Tues., Mar. 13, by Tim Siglin
Posted 16 Mar 2007
CBS hopes to surpass last year's surprise success of 2006 March Madness On Demand with increased capacity, better video, and a richer user experience.
Wed., Mar. 14, by Geoff Daily
Posted 14 Mar 2007
The quiet release last month of Flash Media Encoder was exciting enough for Flash devotees. But, according to Adobe, the real excitement is yet to come, as future products and partnerships expand FME's presence and power.
Mon., Mar. 12, by Geoff Daily
Posted 11 Mar 2007
European Commission awards UK council that created “transparent” system to stream to constituents running Linux.
Wed., Mar. 7, by Tim Siglin
Posted 07 Mar 2007
FME is an easy to use encoding tool which does what it says on the box, so to speak: it enables even non-technical users to capture and broadcast live Flash Video streams in VP6 quality.
Fri., Mar. 2, by Stefan Richter
Posted 02 Mar 2007
The latest outlaw download service to go legit, BitTorrent banks on a combination of its P2P distribution and Windows Media DRM to make it a serious player in the premium online video distribution space.
Tues., Feb. 27, by Geoff Daily
Posted 27 Feb 2007
Servecast and the Sports Video Group are each hosting or partnering on high-profile industry events to keep pushing sports video as both a broadcast art and a significant revenue stream.
Mon., Feb. 26, by Tim Siglin
Posted 26 Feb 2007
A comprehensive look at how you can get the most out of the various flavors of Windows Media Audio and Video.
Wed., Feb. 20, by Ben Waggoner
Posted 21 Feb 2007
Apple's no longer satisfied with competing in the computer market. Instead, announcements like the iPhone show that the company is looking at what it will take to replace the brick-and-mortar, big-box consumer electronics giants.
Tues., Feb. 20, by Damien Stolarz
Posted 20 Feb 2007
From both the programming and technology sides, announcements from ESPN, Media Excel, and ExpertVillage.com suggest the ways that mobile video is moving to the next level.
Wed., Feb. 14, by Tim Siglin
Posted 14 Feb 2007
Since no two providers seem to name and sell their services in the same way, here is a list of the five most important questions you’ll want to ask when evaluating any provider.
Mon., Feb. 12, by Dan Rayburn
Posted 12 Feb 2007
From the unexpected—Steve Jobs coming out in favor of unprotected music—to the absurd—a man sued by the RIAA for downloading a paltry five songs—recent events highlight the fundamental problems with DRM.
Wed., Feb. 7, by Tim Siglin
Posted 07 Feb 2007
You'd think that advertisers paying big bucks for Super Bowl commercials would get the most for their money by exploiting online or mobile video tie-ins, but that wasn't always the case. Here are the top five big winners—and a few losers—in cross-platform advertising's big game.
Mon., Feb. 5, by Tejpaul Bhatia and Jim Hopkinson
Posted 05 Feb 2007