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Dee McVicker


Dee McVicker is a freelance writer specializing in streaming media, and has spent 10 years in the broadcast industry. Her byline has appeared in Billboard, Technology Review, Internet Week, and Tele.com, among others.
Articles By Dee McVicker

Configuring Servers for Streaming, Part Two

Contributor Dee McVicker outlines tips and techniques for maximizing performance, from the network down on to the microprocessor.
Featured Articles, Posted 23 May 2002

Configuring Servers For Streaming

[Two-Part Article] Contributor Dee McVicker discusses tips and techniques for maximizing performance, from the network on down to the microprocessor
Featured Articles, Posted 13 May 2002

Sure-Fire Tips for Encoding High-Quality, Low-Bandwidth Audio, Part 2

In the second of two parts, we outline editing and encoding tips to deliver high-quality audio to the dial-up and mobile phone network crowd.
Featured Articles, Posted 09 Apr 2002

Sure-Fire Tips for Encoding High-Quality, Low-Bandwidth Audio, Part 1

In the first of a two-part tutorial, contributor Dee McVicker runs though some helpful recording and encoding tips to deliver high-quality audio to the dial-up and mobile phone network crowd.
Featured Articles, Posted 02 Apr 2002

Choosing The Right Capture Solution

With a host of recent changes in capture boards, contributor Dee McVicker surveys the options available for pros, prosumers and consumers.
Featured Articles, Posted 11 Mar 2002

SimulStream, The Theory and Reality

ViewCast’s SimulStream is a $599 software upgrade for ViewCast Osprey capture board owners, which gives users the ability to simultaneously encode multiple streams of audio and video at different resolutions and bit rates, from a single board.
Featured Articles, Posted 06 Mar 2002

Multi-format Encoding: No Sweat for FlipFactory

Telestream’s new transcoder and media delivery system is limber enough for even the most rigorous multi-format, multi-bit rate workout, but you’ll have to let loose with some greenbacks to get it. Contributor Dee McVicker takes a closer look at the system in this review.
Featured Articles, Posted 18 Dec 2001

Pulling Back the Curtain on MPEG-4

MPEG-4 finally shows its face with the release of Philips’ WebCine Encoder, Server and Player. Contributors Dee McVicker and Chuck Adams look under the lid to see if MPEG-4’s general release debut is the fantastical beast of which we’ve heard tale, or something a little more down to earth.
Featured Articles, Posted 15 Oct 2001

Putting the Squeeze on LSX-MPEG Suite 2.0

Ligos’ new MPEG transcoder acts like a vise on video files to bring them down to Internet size, but users will need to get a grip on the physics of compression in order to use it. Contributor Dee McVicker goes deep into the transcoder to see if it's worth its $399 price.
Featured Articles, Posted 10 Aug 2001

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