What used to be a simple choice has become much more complex as output options and viewing devices have multiplied.
Posted 19 Feb 2013
For both live and on-demand video transcoding, there are compelling reasons to move to the cloud. Read this before making a decision.
Posted 15 Feb 2013
Not sure what to make of the new format on the block? Read this to get up to speed on how HEVC was created, the challenges it now faces, and when it will go into everyday use.
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Posted 14 Feb 2013
Watch out, NewTek: Livestream aims to provide TriCaster functionality for a fraction of the cost.
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Posted 12 Feb 2013
With its compact form factor, built-in monitor, and proven BlackMagic and NVIDIA components, the Livestream Studio HD500 is an impressive portable video mixer
Posted 27 Dec 2012
For those who forgot about WebM, you're not the only ones. Support never materialized for Google's open source format.
Posted 21 Dec 2012
The Nano is a compact, quiet live streaming appliance, but its steep price will put it out of range for some companies.
Posted 19 Dec 2012
Windows 8 might be taking off more slowly than Microsoft had hoped, but for video producers, it's still another OS and browser to reckon with. Here's what you need to know to make sure your videos play on Windows 8 devices.
Posted 10 Dec 2012
If you're in the market for a portable video encoder/transmitter, you should consider the LiveGear Airstream from Vislink. It's mobile and easy to use, and it employs predictive forward error correction and adaptive bitrate H.264 encoding to reliably deliver top-quality video over broadband cellular networks.
Posted 07 Dec 2012
The newly released JW Player 6 brings HLS support to the desktop. We talk with Wijering about how he did it and what the future holds for MPEG DASH.
Posted 04 Dec 2012