Standardization fosters innovation, and MPEG-DASH is making huge strides. Learn the rapid steps DASH took in the past 12 months, and why nothing can stop its future.
Posted 22 Feb 2017
Network-crushing bandwidth growth means it's time to revisit H.264 and HEVC codec SDKs to get the most out of your encoding and delivery dollar.
Posted 20 Feb 2017
Streamroot's Erica Beavers gives content owners migrating from Flash to HTML5 a whirlwind tour of HTML5 player components and UIs, likening an HTML5 player's inner workings to the component of a loaded hamburger.
Posted 16 Feb 2017
Over the course of this three-part tutorial series, we'll show you how to deliver Dolby Audio via HLS and play it back on any audio endpoint, including device speakers, headphones, or external sound systems via AirPlay or HDMI.
Posted 15 Feb 2017
VR video will have uses beyond entertainment and gaming, offering something for every industry, but there are significant distribution problems to conquer first.
Posted 14 Feb 2017
Twitch Video Systems Engineer Tarek Amara discusses the pros and cons of transitioning to 4K streaming, and underscores the heightened importance of high-quality compression in delivering a successful 4K experience.
Posted 13 Feb 2017
Viacom's Dan Balis examines the key capabilities and features of current online video players and platforms to help users make informed choices when migrating to a new player after the demise of Flash.
Posted 09 Feb 2017
Streaming Learning Center's Jan Ozer makes the case for custom, per-title encoding on the Netflix model, focusing on resolution issues in part 1 of this 2-part series from his Streaming Media West presentation.
Posted 06 Feb 2017
Streaming Learning Center's Jan Ozer makes the case for custom, per-title encoding on the Netflix model, focusing on bitrate issues in part 1 of this 2-part series from his Streaming Media West presentation.
Posted 02 Feb 2017
Viacom's Jeff Tapper, Comcast's Rustam Khashimkhodjaev, Akamai's Will Law, and Microsoft's Araj Sodogar discuss the pros and cons of HLS as the next industry-standard video-delivery protocol in this clip from Streaming Media West 2016.
Posted 30 Jan 2017
Richard Lucquet of Verizon discusses the ongoing impediments to processing and delivering a truly immersive 360 VR experience using existing technologies.
Posted 26 Jan 2017
2017 will be the year of ubiquitous streaming, as low-cost, high-powered streaming solutions become even more pervasive.
Posted 25 Jan 2017
Apple Safari has never supported VP8 or VP9, but a move by Google's YouTube pressures it to do so: Safari users can't see new 4K videos on YouTube.
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Posted 25 Jan 2017
Flash is dying, and HLS and DASH can't offer the same low latency as RTMP. New technologies offer low-latency streaming
Posted 23 Jan 2017
MPEG LA's recent announcement of a DASH royalty pool is the first such royalty on free internet video. And this is only the beginning.
Posted 19 Jan 2017
For all its strengths, the clock has run out for Flash. Now is the time say goodbye and migrate to HTML5. Here's everything companies still relying on Flash need to know.
Posted 13 Jan 2017
Akamai's Will Law discusses the broad adoption of HEVC and the advantages for content owners of absorbing the additional cost of encoding to HEVC and VP9 for the ROI of expanded reach to supporting platforms.
Posted 05 Jan 2017
Disney's Mark Arana and Wowza's Chris Knowlton discuss the challenges content owners face in migrating their video from Flash to HTML5, and the importance of knowing where their video will land before planning their migration strategy.
Posted 02 Jan 2017
If Nokia's standards infringement lawsuit prevails over Apple, the costs could be steep to any company relying on H.264 or even HEVC. Here are the issues at stake.
Posted 30 Dec 2016