By pushing content to other sites while gathering content to show through its own distribution channels, CBS is hoping to offer advertisers more bang for the buck as we enter the high-stakes advertising season.
Mon., May 14, by Tim Siglin
Posted 14 May 2007
Captivate 2 is a "must download" for anyone creating application-based screen cams, online quizzes, or simulations, and—despite some significant flaws—don’t be surprised if you quickly find it invaluable as a standalone tool or a way to supplement video training materials.
Posted 10 May 2007
Last week’s Connections 2007 conference in Santa Clara explored “Future Opportunities: The Next Big Thing” for streaming, with a focus on simplifying consumer choices and DRM.
Tues., May 8, by Tim Siglin
Posted 08 May 2007
From Capitol Hill to the hip-hop blogosphere, unlikely allies are coming together to push back against Copyright Royalty Board's modified royalty rate.
Mon., May 7, by Tim Siglin
Posted 07 May 2007
Educators can learn a lot from the enterprise side of the streaming media industry, where ROI and audience data comprise core metrics. Likewise, the rest of the industry can learn a lot from educators who are faced with making media pay off with very tangible results: better grades and better jobs.
Sun., May 6, by Paul Riismandel
Posted 06 May 2007
In the opening keynote of its second annual developer and designer conference in Las Vegas, Microsoft revealed more details about Silverlight, including Silverlight Streaming and some very cool features in Expression Media Encoder.
Mon., April 30, by Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen
Posted 30 Apr 2007
If you’re looking for a compact, portable, reliable webcasting unit, you should seriously consider the GoStream. It’s tough enough to take whatever you can throw at it, and very attractive at its price point. It’s got a few weak spots,but it’s as idiot- and bulletproof as can be.Fri., April 26, by Steve Mack
Posted 26 Apr 2007
MPAA Chairman and CEO Dan Glickman told an industry gathering that the industry "wholeheartedly" supports legitimate copying. Meanwhile, On2 adds DRM to its Flash codec while Amazon plans to offer DRM-free downloads.
Wed., April 25, by Tim Siglin
Posted 25 Apr 2007
In order for traditional televison producers and networks to thrive in the brave new world of online video, they need to change the way they look at the entire ecosystem, from programmers to consumers.
Tues., Apr. 24, by Tejpaul Bhatia
Posted 24 Apr 2007
With Microsoft’s introduction of Silverlight and Adobe’s announcement of the Adobe Media Player, it’s the beginning of a whole new era in online video delivery and consumption.
Mon., April 16, by Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen
Posted 16 Apr 2007
Even though they weren’t the focus of Apple’s NAB press conference, there are a few key benefits for content streamers in the company’s new Final Cut Studio 2.
Sun., April 15, by Tim Siglin
Posted 15 Apr 2007
Announcements from Digital Rapids, Envivio, and others continue to push forward the state-of-the-art for traditional, mobile, and net broadcasting.
Sun., April 15, by Tim Siglin
Posted 15 Apr 2007
Flash offers a variety of ways to display video content, each with its own particular benefits and drawbacks. Here are five questions you should ask before you begin encoding.
Wed., April 11, by Tim Siglin
Posted 10 Apr 2007
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