An interview with Peter Csathy, the new president of Sorenson Media, about the company's plans for expansion and new updates to Sorenson Squeeze coming in Q2.
Wed., Mar. 25, by Jan Ozer
Posted 25 Mar 2009
A look at CNN's aspect ratio issues and their bold new streaming parameters
Mon., Mar. 9 by Jan Ozer
Posted 09 Mar 2009
What happens when the biggest user-generated content site in the world adds its version of high-definition video? Here's a look under the hood of YouTube's 720p H.264 encoding.
Thurs., Feb. 26 by Jan Ozer
Posted 26 Feb 2009
High-quality video starts at the source, and today's camcorders offer more options than ever to help you capture a first-class image. But with choices comes confusion; here are five questions to ask that can help you pick the camcorder that's right for you.
Mon., Feb. 16, by Jan Ozer
Posted 19 Feb 2009
H.264 was definitely the 'it' codec of 2008, and despite its complex and potentially expensive licensing, it will likely only become more pervasive in years to come.
Posted 12 Feb 2009
Report cards on the seven leading software encoding tools
Posted 12 Feb 2009
The last year saw developments—some big, some small—to all of the major nonlinear video editing platforms. Here's a look at the latest word from Adobe, Apple, Avid, and Sony.
Wed., Feb. 11, by Jan Ozer
Posted 11 Feb 2009
The LSI Tarari Encoder Accelerator is a solid and affordable option for high-volume producers who need to accelerate their VC-1 encoding.
Posted 29 Dec 2008
Microsoft, On2, and Jan Ozer square off to determine which codec produces the highest quality video: VC-1, VP6, or H.264.
Posted 11 Dec 2008
For all the talk about H.264, it's still not widely used for streaming, at least in the U.S. In iTunes, however, it's the norm. We take a look at how well it's working for Apple.
Tues., Oct. 21, by Jan Ozer
Posted 21 Oct 2008