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Biographical Information
Tim Siglin
Chairman
423.384.9962

Tim Siglin is chairman of Braintrust Digital, a digital media production company, and a co-founder of the go-to-market strategic consulting firm Transitions, Inc. Involved full-time in visual communications and digital media for over 20 years, Siglin has also served as a contributing editor for StreamingMedia.com for over 15 years.  Prior to co-founding Transitions Inc., he served as principal analyst at The Hampton-James Company, a media consultancy, and was CEO of Century VII, Inc., a production and media integration design firm. Siglin has an MBA in international entrepreneurship, has taught as an adjunct at several colleges and universities, and has worked in both motion picture production and crisis management public relations. As a co-founder of Transitions, Inc., Siglin offers customized strategy consulting for a number of customers, including three Fortune 10 companies, numerous Fortune 100 companies, and multiple small businesses. Repeat customers account for more than 80 percent of all on-going business. Siglin can be reached at writer@braintrustdigital.com.

 

Articles By Tim Siglin

Adobe Demonstrates Flash Media Server 3, Adobe Media Player, and Cisco Integration at IBC

Ability to stream H.264 and AAC Plus, along with a tie-in to Cisco’s Content Delivery System, reveal more of Adobe’s larger plan to get video to three screens, even if it’s not FLV.
Thurs., Sept. 6, by Tim Siglin
Featured Articles, Posted 06 Sep 2007

Apple Delights, Infuriates With New iPods And iPhone Price Mods

The new WiFi-enabled iPod Touch looks tasty, but changes in the rest of the iPod line, a drop in the price of the 8GB iPhone, and discontinuation of the 4GB iPhone are leaving a sour taste in early adopters’ mouths.
Thurs., Sept. 6, by Tim Siglin
Featured Articles, Posted 06 Sep 2007

Nokia Breaks Ranks With Network Operators, Targets iPhone/iTunes

The handset manufacturer’s Ovi music portal leverages last year’s Loudeye acquisition to launch music and entertainment ecosystem in Europe and Asia.
Thurs., Aug. 30, by Tim Siglin
Featured Articles, Posted 30 Aug 2007

Vista Network Degradation Bug Linked to Streaming

Notice that your network transfer rate goes down when listening to audio or watching video in Vista? The bad news is you're not alone; the good news is that Microsoft says it's working on a fix.
Wed., Aug. 29, by Tim Siglin
Featured Articles, Posted 29 Aug 2007

Commentary: MTV Loses Its Urge, and So Do I

As MTV ends its partnership with Microsoft and starts one with Real, only one thing is clear: The online music world may be growing, but it’s still frustrating.
Fri., Aug. 24, by Tim Siglin
Featured Articles, Posted 24 Aug 2007

Streams of Thought: MLB's Foul Bawl

MLB Advanced Media's anger against the placeshifting technology of the SlingBox seems a bit arcane.
Featured Articles, Posted 15 Aug 2007

Review: Adobe Production Premium CS3

Integration among all products in the CS3 suite is exceptionally strong, and Adobe Media Encoder—an example of a program that spans several CS3 applications—is a solid product putting Adobe firmly in the running against other more established video software suites.
Thurs., Aug. 16, by Tim Siglin
Featured Articles, Posted 14 Aug 2007

Players and Codecs Come Under Hacker Scrutiny

Several sessions at Black Hat 2007 showed the need to continue to develop lean code and close potential vulnerabilities in media players that might be exploited by hackers.
Friday, Aug. 10, by Tim Siglin
Featured Articles, Posted 10 Aug 2007

Akamai’s Troubles: Much Ado About Nothing

Akamai continues to lose valuation—and Internap just reported a 2Q 2007 net loss of $1.7 million—but that doesn’t mean the entire CDN market is in trouble. In fact, if you’re really paying attention, you'll see that the space is stronger than ever.
Tues., July 30, by Tim Siglin
Featured Articles, Posted 30 Jul 2007

Latency: The Next Frontier

Now that the major codecs can deliver quality that is acceptable—or better—for most video, the next challenge to be overcome for streaming is latency. New products from HaiVision and W&W Communications aim to bring latency down to the point where streaming becomes tenable for high-speed surveillance apps
Featured Articles, Posted 24 Jul 2007

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