V-Factor Technologies' Jeremy Bennington explains how to test for and ensure consistent quality in VOD delivery within each encoding profile.
Posted 25 Jul 2016
Frost & Sullivan's Avni Rambhia discusses issues with latency, bandwidth, user experience, encoding, reach, and quality facing content creators as they make the leap into live VR.
Posted 20 Jul 2016
Streamroot's Erica Beavers makes the case for adaptive bitrate streaming and explains how to deliver the best possible user experience via ABR encoding.
Posted 18 Jul 2016
It's time for Streaming Media readers to submit your nominations for the best products and services in 36 categories from cameras to webcasting solutions—including new categories for end-to-end workflow, QoS/QoE, and VR/360° camera.
Posted 08 Jul 2016
Should you be delivering HEVC? It depends on what you're delivering and who you're trying to reach. Frost & Sullivan analyst Avni Rambhia breaks down the key issues of sticking with AVC vs. migrating to HEVC in this clip from Streaming Media East 2016.
Posted 04 Jul 2016
Panelists from Streaming Media, Beamr, Brightcove, Verizon, and Yahoo! discuss the balance between encoding quality and bandwidth at Streaming Media East 2016.
Posted 29 Jun 2016
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.
Posted 24 Jun 2016
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.
Posted 22 Jun 2016
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.
Posted 17 Jun 2016
The cloud encoding specialist takes on the challenges of live streaming video with assistance from Harmonic and Zixi.
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Posted 16 Jun 2016
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.
Posted 06 Jun 2016
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
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.
Posted 15 May 2016
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
Posted 03 May 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
Posted 20 Apr 2016
Following its acquisition of Envivio in late 2015, Ericsson is jumping into software-defined video processing, helping broadcasters evolve their encoding and delivery operations.
Posted 18 Apr 2016
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
Posted 17 Apr 2016
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.
Posted 07 Apr 2016
Use a single adaptive group, packaged differently for different targets, to keep encoding and storage costs down.
Posted 06 Apr 2016