Despite the downturn, and the increasing cost of capital, online video funding appears to be moving forward, even if the days of experimental capital are over.
Thurs., Jan. 15, by Tim Siglin
Posted 15 Jan 2009
Who are the most important, interesting, and innovative people in the world of online video? We're now accepting your nominations for this year's Streaming Media All-Star team.
Tues., Jan. 13, by Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen
Posted 13 Jan 2009
Piracy doesn't pose the same threat to video content owners as it did to the music industry, and the video industry's historic adaptability makes it likely that it will thrive in the age of online distribution.
Mon., Jan.12, by Sam Vasisht
Posted 12 Jan 2009
CDNetworks customers now have access to Widevine's DRM solutions, which cover Windows Media, Silverlight, and Flash, in addition to QuickTime and Real.
Fri., Jan. 9, by Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen
Posted 09 Jan 2009
Each and every one of the suite’s features and technologies has been improved in CS4, some significantly. With an eye toward accelerating encoding workflows and an initial foray into mission-critical metadata entry and retrieval, the product offers noteworthy improvements that merit attention.
Thurs., Jan. 8, by Paul Schmutzler and Tim Siglin
Posted 08 Jan 2009
At its final Macworld keynote, Apple announced that it's getting rid of DRM for iTunes Music and introducing a new tiered pricing plan.
Tues., Jan. 6, by Tim Siglin
Posted 06 Jan 2009
Recent events, including Warner Music’s removal of its videos, appear to prove YouTube's value to music labels and recall similar issues that arose between the labels and Apple.
Mon., Jan. 5, by Tim Siglin
Posted 04 Jan 2009
The LSI Tarari Encoder Accelerator is a solid and affordable option for high-volume producers who need to accelerate their VC-1 encoding.
Posted 29 Dec 2008
With the holiday season upon us, streaming professionals should consider giving their time to a good cause.
Tues., Dec. 30, by Tim Siglin
Posted 29 Dec 2008
In the second part of this feature, industry professionals discuss the pros and cons of high and low video production quality and long-form and short-form content.
Thurs., Dec. 25, by Geoff Daily
Posted 25 Dec 2008
The RIAA announced a shift in its anti-piracy efforts just in time for the holidays, moving away from suing individuals to asking help from ISPs in getting users to cease and desist filesharing.
Tues., Dec. 23, by Tim Siglin
Posted 23 Dec 2008
New studies from Deloitte and Ipsos show impressive growth in online video usage, especially among women, but when it comes time to pay for content, viewers are still more likely to purchase on DVD.
Fri., Dec. 19, by Tim Siglin
Posted 19 Dec 2008
It’s an exciting time to be working in educational media, but it’s also a critical time as we make decisions on platform, content, format, and management that may well determine the equality of students’ learning for years to come.
Posted 16 Dec 2008
Confusion and consternation abound. Here's a brief overview and analysis of H.264 licensing terms.
Fri., Dec. 12, by Tim Siglin
Posted 12 Dec 2008
By knowing their equipment, adjusting white and black levels during acquisition, and encoding in high complexity, webcasters can set themselves apart from their colleagues with higher quality videos.
Wed., Dec. 10, by Scott Grizzle
Posted 10 Dec 2008
The JavaFX Production Suite, targeted at web developers and designers, offers integration with Adobe tools while potentially offering competition to Adobe's AIR efforts. Meanwhile, On2 plays both sides of the fence.
Mon., Dec. 8, by Tim Siglin
Posted 08 Dec 2008
At Adobe MAX in Milan earlier this week, Flash developer Fabio Sonnati presented a session packed with suggestions for transcoding H.264 video for Flash delivery.
Fri., Dec. 5, by Tim Siglin
Posted 05 Dec 2008
Faculty profile videos are a good way to get people excited about your institution, but only if you have something to show.
Tues., Dec. 2, by Paul Riismandel
Posted 02 Dec 2008
Netflix is moving more and more toward streaming, a move that will serve the company well down the road. But how do they plan to make money off of it?
Posted 11 Dec 2008