Unlike the movement of the Earth's tectonic plates, imperceptible to the human eye, the changes we've seen here at the Streaming Media organization have been rapid and dramatic.
Posted 15 Feb 2008
Our goal in the streaming industry should be for video to be just another business and communication tool, like the fax machine. Streaming's not there yet, but the 4EVER Group's video clips remind us that the tools of our trade have become both ubiquitous and simple enough that people are able to use them while still focusing on the tools of their trades.
Posted 15 Feb 2008
The tech giant likely sees Yahoo's effective rich and streaming media advertising success as a weapon against Google's text ads, which are proving less effective on social networking sites.
Fri., Feb. 1, by Tim Siglin
Posted 01 Feb 2008
This year, Streaming Media magazine will honor the most influential people from the past 10 years, and we're looking for help from you.
Tues., Jan. 29, by Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen
Posted 29 Jan 2008
Everywhere you look, Adobe shows signs of turning into a relatively successful hybrid company that uses the web and the desktop as equal platforms.
Posted 15 Dec 2007
New approaches mean video search might finally take off.
Posted 15 Dec 2007
The Hollywood writers' union strike reveals just how much TV and movie studios are counting on online video for future revenues. As usual, though, writers are having to fight for their fair share.
Fri., Nov. 30, by Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen
Posted 30 Nov 2007
With both of their CEOs leaving, Adobe and Avid are resetting high-level management for the next phase of growth and, perhaps, significant changes in corporate direction.
Tues., Nov. 20, by Tim Siglin
Posted 20 Nov 2007
A look back on the highlights of the Streaming Media West show, and a talk with encoding specialist Jan Ozer about the latest video encoding tools.
Thurs., Nov. 15
Posted 15 Nov 2007
This year's Streaming Media West exhibited a diversity of both attendees—from the C suite to the creative class—and exhibitors, many of whom were there for the first time.
Fri., Nov. 9, by Tim Siglin
Posted 09 Nov 2007
Emerging international markets hold promise, but the online video world isn’t quite flat yet. Despite all the challenges that might be in the way, experts believe that the international opportunity is too large to pass up.
Mon., Nov. 5, by Tejpaul Bhatia
Posted 05 Nov 2007
Besides all the bells and whistles that you’ll read about (and use, if you upgrade to Leopard or make the move to a Mac) one thing struck me: the way Leopard handles media now—including images, audio and video—is mimicking the online world in a way that is a first for a desktop operating system.
Fri., Oct. 26, by Tim Siglin
Posted 26 Oct 2007
The inaugural Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards garnered nearly 120 nominations and votes from more than 3,000 readers. And the winners are . . .
Fri., Oct. 19, by Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen
Posted 19 Oct 2007
London—on its best weather behavior—was the setting for this week’s European event. Though the show is considerably smaller than its U.S. counterparts, the quality of the conference sessions themselves often surpassed what we get stateside.
Posted 05 Oct 2007
Whether you’re a traditional broadcaster, a cable giant, or just a video podcaster, something new is waiting for you at this year’s IBC in Amsterdam.
Mon., Sept. 10, by Tim Siglin
Posted 10 Sep 2007
H.264 is already supported in virtually every corner of the digital video universe. Now, with big internet players like Adobe, Google, and Apple behind it, H.264 is poised to become the format of convergence where all devices have access to an expanding universe of content available via physical media or high-speed networks.
Tues., Sept. 4, by Charlie Oppenheimer
Posted 04 Sep 2007
WiMAX might still be unproven on a wide scale, but the trends toward commercializing the technology—global adoption, low hardware prices, large corporate backing and favorable price-performance ratio—are all evident. Here's an introduction to the technology.
Tues., Aug. 28, by Michael Hallinan
Posted 28 Aug 2007
The virtual polls open today for readers to pick the best of the best products, services, and technologies in sixteen categories.
Mon., Aug. 20, by Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen
Posted 17 Aug 2007
Web 2.0 has become much more than just the latest corporate buzzword. So let’s separate fact from fiction and find genuine business-changing ideas in this mashup of online video, social networking, revenue generation, and user-generated content.
Tues., Aug. 14, by Jose Castillo
Posted 14 Aug 2007