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Biographical Information
Jan Ozer
Principal

Jan Ozer (jan at doceo.com) is a streaming media consultant and frequent contributor to industry magazines and websites on streaming related topics and the author of Video Compression for Flash, Apple Devices and HTML5.

Articles By Jan Ozer

The Case for VP9

HEVC might be getting all the attention, but Google's VP9 appears to match H.265 in quality and might play a bigger role in the transition from Flash to HTML5
Featured Articles, Posted 26 Nov 2014

Apple Supports H.265, But So Far Only in FaceTime on an iPhone 6

H.265 is coming to the Android operating system, as well, but it's nowhere to be seen on desktop or notebook computers.
Online Video News, Posted 05 Nov 2014

Looking at the Future of Video Encoding With Sorenson Media

Sorenson introduced Squeeze 10 and Squeeze Server 3 today. We conducted a Q&A with Sorenson's general manager to hear how the company is responding to new formats and codecs.
Featured Articles, Posted 15 Oct 2014

How to Deploy Closed Captions

Whether it's to make your videos accessible to hearing-impaired viewers or to increase SEO, you should be captioning your videos. Here's a look at the tools and services you can use to get started.
Featured Articles, Posted 18 Sep 2014

Will MSE/EME/DASH Lead to Simpler Workflows? Don't Bet on It

What the online video industry needs is simple standards for reaching all viewers. But when have standards ever simplified online video?
Featured Articles, Posted 17 Sep 2014

Getting the Most Out of YouTube: 4 Companies Offer Best Practices

If you're publishing video, chances are you're putting at least some of it on YouTube. These four companies offer tips for making sure you're doing it right.
Featured Articles, Posted 16 Sep 2014

HEVC: Are We There Yet?

If you've spent any time at NAB or IBC, you'd think that HEVC is ready for prime time. The reality is that, for almost every use case, it's nowhere close.
Featured Articles, Posted 15 Sep 2014

The Cloud Vs. On-Premises Encoding Dilemma

As cloud encoding services have matured, more and more companies are switching or supplementing their on-premises efforts. Here's what some customers are doing.
Featured Articles, Posted 03 Jul 2014

Amazon Elastic Transcoder: Review

For broadcasters and high-volume producers, Amazon's Elastic Transcoder has too many limitations. For everyone else, it's an appealing, if flawed, solution.
Featured Articles, Posted 25 Jun 2014

MediaPlatform PrimeTime Review: A Sleek Enterprise YouTube

PrimeTime is an attractive Flash-based option with a clutter-free interface and lifecycle management, but it does have its share of rough edges
Featured Articles, Posted 19 Jun 2014

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