If you frequently produce live or on-demand videos for social media sites, Livestream Mevo can help you produce more polished and engaging videos. While there are some rough edges in version 1.0, and there is a learning curve for operation, Mevo is an essential tool for any organization seeking to leverage the power of video in its social media marketing.
Posted 06 Sep 2016
Netflix compared 5,000 clips from 500 titles in its library using the x264, x265, and libvpx codecs. x265's implementation of HEVC was the clear winner on quality and efficiency, but whether that matters in light of compatibility and licensing issues isn't so obvious.
Posted 02 Sep 2016
The benefits of per-title optimization aren't just for the major players, anymore. Streaming Media reviews the first solution for smaller content owners and finds the results promising.
Posted 31 Aug 2016
Anyone can broadcast live on Facebook, but if you want to deliver live video from via a computer with streaming or encoding software, read on.
Posted 29 Aug 2016
The Netflix Open Connect team announced earlier this week that it would be using Transport Level Security. Here's a look at its innovative approach to protecting viewing data at scale.
Posted 11 Aug 2016
Microsoft's new enterprise YouTube isn't ready for prime time yet, but it offers several impressive features making it one to watch over the next 12 to 18 months
Posted 04 Aug 2016
By creating a video mixer that's accessible from any location, EasyLive promises no-fuss live streaming to multiple platforms. Here's how it performed in our testing.
Posted 22 Jul 2016
The promise of a unifying standard to simplify our lives is attractive, but putting it into practice is another thing. Here's how one HTML5 video project got messy in a hurry.
Posted 20 Jul 2016
Anyone who hasn't been watching the live titling space has missed the NDI revolution. As a result, their productions might be falling behind in terms of graphics quality. This article explains what NDI is and how it works, then explores how it enhances the titling capabilities of the NewTek TriCaster, Telestream Wirecast, and vMix Go.
Posted 15 Jul 2016
The move away from plugins like Flash and Silverlight has made video delivery easier, but it's also made DRM more complicated. Here's what DRM looks like today, along with a discussion of the leading DRM technologies and DRM service providers
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Posted 12 Jul 2016