A lighter Perseus codec will help content providers save money with greater encoding density, while streaming higher-quality video over any network.
Online Video News,
Posted 03 Apr 2017
4K is making inroads, but it's the profound visual richness of high dynamic range video that will really revolutionize how people watch television. Streaming networks are leading the way.
Posted 30 Mar 2017
Licensing fees may stall HEVC adoption, while AV1 is nowhere to be seen and VP9 is on the rise. Will 2017 be at eventful as the previous two years?
Posted 29 Mar 2017
LG's Matthew Durgin discusses the key factors contributing to fragmentation in the OTT video market--and it's not what you think.
Posted 23 Mar 2017
Intel and Microsoft are among those building tools for a merged reality video experience that could be streamed directly to the home.
Posted 23 Mar 2017
Aiming to demystify 360 video creation, Vimeo is offering educational tools to help people get started, as well as a sales channel for monetizing content.
Online Video News,
Posted 08 Mar 2017
Net Insight's Per Lindgren discusses client and viewer expectations for live OTT in different areas, and strategies for delivering satisfying live viewing experiences with OTT video.
Posted 02 Mar 2017
NetInsight's Per Lindgren discusses the latency and synchronization challenges content providers face when trying to deliver a successful live OTT viewer experience.
Posted 27 Feb 2017
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