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
Posted 10 Aug 2007
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
Posted 30 Jul 2007
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
Posted 24 Jul 2007
Whether you're one of the masses who bought one, or just need to deliver content to people who have, getting video on the iPhone isn't quite as simple as it looks. Here’s are some tips on how to create videos that can play on the new device.
Wed., July 18, by Tim Siglin
Posted 18 Jul 2007
Retroactive royalties kick in on July 15 timetable will trigger retroactive royalties, and recent hearings indicate Congress won’t intervene. But all hope is not lost, as royalty rate could still be overturned.
Tues., July 3, by Tim Siglin
Posted 03 Jul 2007
New version of Serious Magic’s flagship product adds multicamera preview and seamless Flash Video output at a reduced price.Mon., June 25, by Tim Siglin
Posted 25 Jun 2007
Apple realized they needed to allow third-party apps on the iPhone, and they finally heeded the call for a software development kit. And—surprise, surprise—it’s called Safari.
Tues., June 19, by Tim Siglin
Posted 19 Jun 2007
Akamai's internet monitoring tool shows both the big picture-the ebb and flow of net traffic in general-as well as a close-up on media content usage.
Tues., June 12, by Tim Siglin
Posted 12 Jun 2007
Technology players like Immersive Media are integrating streaming content into practical, everyday-use online products such as Google Maps’ new street-level views.
Friday, June 1, by Tim Siglin
Posted 01 Jun 2007
The business of streaming sports is alive, well, and pushing the technology and business envelope, as MLB Advanced Media partners with The Tennis Channel and upstart Marshall Media pushes the video quality envelope.
Fri., May 25, by Tim Siglin
Posted 25 May 2007