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Video: Encoding for OTT—How Good is Good Enough?

Panelists from Streaming Media, Beamr, Brightcove, Verizon, and Yahoo! discuss the balance between encoding quality and bandwidth at Streaming Media East 2016.
Short-Cuts, Posted 29 Jun 2016

Video: How To Build Your Encoding Ladder, Part 2: Resolution

Once you've decided on the bitrates that you want to deliver, it's time to determine the best resolution for each one, from 360p on up to 1080p. Streaming Learning Center's Jan Ozer shows you how.
Short-Cuts, Posted 24 Jun 2016

Video: How To Build Your Encoding Ladder, Part 1: Bitrates

Streaming Learning Center's Jan Ozer explains how to choose data rates and resolutions for adaptive bitrate streaming to most effectively meet client expectations and end-user needs.
Short-Cuts, Posted 22 Jun 2016

Review: V-Nova Perseus: Does its Compression Live Up to the Hype?

London-based V-Nova has made some impressive claims about Perseus, its compression technology. Streaming Media's preliminary testing shows that it lives up to some of them.
Featured Articles, Posted 17 Jun 2016

Encoding.com Partners With Harmonic for Live Video Transcoding

The cloud encoding specialist takes on the challenges of live streaming video with assistance from Harmonic and Zixi.
Online Video News, Posted 16 Jun 2016

VP9 Finally Comes of Age, But Is it Right for Everyone?

Publishers and encoding companies alike are beginning to embrace VP9, Google's open source codec. Here's how it stacks up on quality and data rates.
Featured Articles, Posted 06 Jun 2016

Kaltura Debuts Flexible, Cloud-Based Video Platform-as-a-Service

With Kaltura's API-based cloud offering, developers can add video to any workflow or create applications without worrying about compatibility or scalability.
Online Video News, Posted 18 May 2016

The Cost of the Cloud for Video Encoding: Crunching the Numbers

Cloud encoding companies offer software-as-a-service and platform-as-a-service options. Here's how to decide when to go with the cloud, and which option is right for your needs.
Featured Articles, Posted 15 May 2016

Service Velocity Taking Hold in the Online Video Space

We've moved from dedicated hardware to virtualized appliances, but a new approach to service velocity promises even faster ways to spin up new OTT services and bring them to market
Featured Articles, Posted 03 May 2016

Streaming Media Presents the Best Products of NAB 2016

NAB took over Las Vegas this week, and the Streaming Media and Streaming Media Producer editorial staffs were on hand to pick out the signal from the noise, selecting the best new products from this year's show
Featured Articles, Posted 20 Apr 2016

NAB 2016: Ericsson Debuts MediaFirst Video Processing Suite

Following its acquisition of Envivio in late 2015, Ericsson is jumping into software-defined video processing, helping broadcasters evolve their encoding and delivery operations.
Featured Articles, Posted 18 Apr 2016

NAB 2016: UHD Standards Getting Clearer For Producers, If Not Consumers

Several versions of UHD still compete in the marketplace, but if the specs are clear to producers and broadcasters, the jargon remains confusing for potential UHD TV buyers
Featured Articles, Posted 17 Apr 2016

How to Choose the Optimal Data Rate for Live Streaming

As a rule, higher data rates equal better quality. But there comes a tipping point where the extra quality might not be worth the extra cost.
Featured Articles, Posted 07 Apr 2016

How to Encode and Deliver to Multiple ABR Formats

Use a single adaptive group, packaged differently for different targets, to keep encoding and storage costs down.
Featured Articles, Posted 06 Apr 2016

Vanguard Acquisition Strengthens Beamr's Market Position

Beamr CTO Dror Gill discusses how Vanguard's encoding and optimization technologies will complement Beamr's offerings and allow for even larger bitrate savings than either company is able to achieve on its own
Featured Articles, Posted 01 Apr 2016

Beamr Acquires Vanguard Video, Raises $15M In New Funding

The acquisition joins Beamr's video file size reduction abilities with Vanguard's video encoding expertise, strengthening Beamr's place in the ecosystem.
Online Video News, Posted 29 Mar 2016

Conference Research Tests Adaptive Video and Quality Benchmarks

Video encoding professionals should take note of four papers presented at the recent International Symposium on Electronic Imaging. Read on for a detailed assessment.
Featured Articles, Posted 22 Mar 2016

Telestream Intros Adaptive Bitrate Optimization for CDN Savings

Save on bandwidth while offering multiscreen viewers a premium experience: That's the promise of Telestream ABR Optimize.
Online Video News, Posted 16 Feb 2016

AllDigital: 2016 Online Video Industry Predictions

Michael Linos, Chief Executive Officer, AllDigital, predicts what's coming in 2016 for the online video industry
Sponsored Articles, Posted 12 Feb 2016

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