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The State of Transcoding Solutions 2015

What are operators and MVPDs looking for from today's transcoding solutions? Automation and flexibility are high on the list, and the hardware vs. software debate continues.
Featured Articles, Posted 30 Mar 2015

The State of Video App Development 2015

There's a digital land grab underway for real estate on mobile phones, set-top boxes, and game consoles. Here are the most important considerations for video publishers looking at developing video apps for multiple platforms.
Featured Articles, Posted 12 Mar 2015

The Future of Resolution: 8K Reasons 4K is Here to Stay

Though 4K is just becoming mainstream, cutting-edge technology pundits and some vendors are already pushing higher resolutions like 5K and even 8K. But it's far too early to be talking about resolutions beyond 4K for production and infrastructure, much less for consumer use.
Featured Articles, Posted 12 Mar 2015

Buyer’s Guide to Cloud-Based Video Encoding and Transcoding 2015

Encoding for VOD is very different from live transcoding. Here's what you need to know to find a service that serves your needs.
Featured Articles, Posted 04 Mar 2015

Buyer’s Guide to Live Video Encoders 2015

A range of factors—from video formats needed to encoder portability—will impact the decision-making process for a live streaming solution.
Featured Articles, Posted 04 Mar 2015

Buyer’s Guide to On-Demand Encoders 2015

In the market for a VOD encoder? Learn the important product categories, the top choices in each, and the right time to upgrade to a more powerful encoder.
Featured Articles, Posted 03 Mar 2015

Transcoding Trends for 2015

What are operators and MVPDs looking for from today's transcoding solutions? Automation, flexibility, and future-proofing are high on the list, and the old hardware vs. software debate continues.
Featured Articles, Posted 02 Mar 2015

How to Select a Cloud Encoder, Learn the Different Types

Cloud video encoding options have grown more complex. Watch this video to learn the options available and make the best choice.
Featured Articles, Posted 20 Feb 2015

A New CEO Brings Big Product Changes to Sorenson Media

The encoding company's new CEO, Marcus Liassides, has been moving quickly, reorganizing the product lineup for today's broadcasters.
Featured Articles, Posted 14 Jan 2015

Facebook Acquires Video Encoder QuickFire for Undisclosed Amount

QuickFire technology will let Facebook create smaller file sizes while maintaining video quality, improving the mobile experience.
Online Video News, Posted 12 Jan 2015

Thoma Bravo Sells Telestream to Allow Exit, Growth Acceleration

Genstar Capital purchases Telestream for an undisclosed sum, with an eye on increasing revenue for the already-profitable company
Online Video News, Posted 07 Jan 2015

Review: Moscow State University Video Quality Measurement Tool

Never heard of it? Learn why we call this video encoding analysis tool invaluable, and a must-have for anyone serious about encoding or compression.
Featured Articles, Posted 30 Dec 2014

Telstra and Sky Buy Into Elemental Technologies

Two global giants take minority stakes in the software-based video processing developer as Elemental predicts a tipping point for video over IP in 2015
Online Video News, Posted 22 Dec 2014

3 Essential Tools to Own When Comparing Video Encoding Quality

When an encoding job is highly demanding, it takes powerful gear to create and judge all the files. Here are the right tools for the job.
Featured Articles, Posted 05 Dec 2014

High-End Video Transcoder Shootout: Elemental Vs. Telestream

We've upgraded our testing methodology to accurately reflect what broadcasters and other high-volume video publishers ask of their encoding systems. Our first subjects: Elemental Server and Telestream Vantage Lightspeed Server.
Featured Articles, Posted 05 Dec 2014

The Case for VP9

HEVC might be getting all the attention, but Google's VP9 appears to match H.265 in quality and might play a bigger role in the transition from Flash to HTML5
Featured Articles, Posted 26 Nov 2014

Elemental Pushes Concept of Software-Defined Video

Elemental co-founder Sam Blackman talks networking and video workflows using off-the-shelf hardware rather than specialized processors
Featured Articles, Posted 25 Nov 2014

Harmonic Leads $3.5M Series B Funding Round for Encoding.com

The cloud video encoder plans to boost its engineering and sales teams, and continue its collaborations with Harmonic.
Online Video News, Posted 06 Nov 2014

RealNetworks Discontinues Helix Media Delivery Suite of Products

The online audio and video pioneer has stopped Helix suite licensing with little fanfare and no official explanation.
Online Video News, Posted 31 Oct 2014

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