How Three Sites Stack Up for Instant Video Gratification
Posted 11 Aug 2009
Online video has changed the way young comedy performers and troupes get discovered. Meet today’s internet superstars and tomorrow’s household names, including Barats and Bereta, Dutch West, Derrick, Murray and Stuckey, and College Humor.
Fri., Aug. 21, by Troy Dreier
Posted 21 Aug 2009
Despite its attraction for developers, Silverlight has been slow to catch on. Will Smooth Streaming change that?
Tues., Aug. 18, by Jan Ozer
Posted 18 Aug 2009
Stefan Richter answers Flash-related questions from the Streaming Media Forums.
Tues., Aug. 18, by Troy Dreier
Posted 18 Aug 2009
HD sports streaming is taking off, and Inlet is behind many of the major events, including MLB, the Indianapolis 500, the Tour de France, and Wimbledon.
Thurs., Aug. 13, by Troy Dreier
Posted 13 Aug 2009
Commentary this week on Rupert Murdoch, Google/On2, DirecTV, and YouTube's 3D experiment. Plus, win movie tickets!
Posted 11 Aug 2009
Last week's announcement of FreeWheel's trial partnership with YouTube seeks to break down advertisers' fears by offering more control over ad placement.
Thurs., Aug. 6, by Troy Dreier
Posted 06 Aug 2009
After a week of immersion in the streaming world from a user's perspective, I came to several conclusions about online video platforms, H.264, cloud transcoding, and more.
Mon., Aug. 3, by Jan Ozer
Posted 03 Aug 2009
With adaptive bitrate streaming, companies can post a video and let the technology sort out the rest. So which product is best for you?
Posted 31 Jul 2009
Why you can't "make" a video go viral—our "hosts" share their speculations and observations and make some rather insidious implications, while hitting on this week's BREAKING NEWS!
Thurs. July 30, by Nico McLane & A.M. Arno
Posted 30 Jul 2009
For those of us in the industry, the answer to that question is "Yes, and then some." But a series of recent earnings reports and research papers demonstrate that both the question and the answers are significantly more complex.
Tues., July 28, by Tim Siglin
Posted 28 Jul 2009
In this episode, Tim Siglin explores the benefits of a single codec, H.264, for mobile delivery from two perspectives: a single media server (Wowza, represented by Dave Stubenvoll) and a content delivery network (Mirror Image Internet, represented by Martin Hayward).
Fri., July 24, by Tim Siglin
Posted 24 Jul 2009
Bandwidth controversy on Capital Hill, the FCC and the "Broadband Internet Fairness Act", Adobe & Microsoft share their toys in the "sandbox."
Thurs., July 23, by Nico McLane and A.M. Arno
Posted 23 Jul 2009
Long known as a hardware company, ViewCast is redefining itself as a complete media management offering since its acquisition of Ancept Media Server earlier this year.
Mon., July 20, by Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen
Posted 20 Jul 2009
In this week's installment, our intrepid and irreverent commentators take on the Amazon/Netflix rumors, piracy, and the latest hijinks of Jon & Kate (though not the 8)
Thurs., July 16, By Nico McLane and A.M. Arno
Posted 16 Jul 2009
Bandwidth Bastards is a weekly dialogue published on StreamingMedia.com that takes an irreverent look at web video content—what media is making the most use of the worlds bandwidth pool, who is watching, where they're watching from, and how it got there. This week: The Michael Jackson Memorial.
Thurs., July 9, by Nico McLane
Posted 09 Jul 2009
Activism, Working Groups and the dream of a single online video codec
Tues., July 7, by Tim Siglin
Posted 07 Jul 2009
Metadata might be really boring, but the things that can be done with metadata are very cool and absolutely crucial to the future of online video. A recent panel discussion at the Open Video Conference exposed the challenges and opportunities metadata poses.
Wed., July 1, by Tim Siglin
Posted 01 Jul 2009
The success of this year's Streaming Media East conference has led to the launch of a new show: the Online Video Platform Summit.
Posted 15 Jun 2009