Streaming Media Magazine:
by Steve Nathans-Kelly | Viewers don't need to strap a heavy piece of equipment to their heads to get immersed in virtual reality video. Even everyday scenes take on a new richness.
by Tim Siglin | Spring is the time to sharpen your streaming skills. If you started with NAB last week, be sure to continue your journey with Streaming Media East in May.
by Robert Reinhardt | While the x265 codec is making big strides in quality and file size, the major browsers are in no rush to support H.265. With interest in 4K growing, maybe it's up to Flash to save the day.
by Paul Riismandel | Colleges and universities were among the earliest adopters of online video, but getting it right took some time. Here's a look back at a 21-year history.
by Jason Thibeault | While many in the industry are declaring traditional pay TV dead, the statistics tell a different story. Here's what needs to change before online takes over.
by Troy Dreier | When it came to streaming video, Americans wanted every channel available on every device. Now that that's a reality, is it too much of a good thing?
by Jan Ozer | 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.
by Troy Dreier | Streaming Media connected a struggling and unprofitable online operation with an expert in live video event production: Fashion Week LA solved its pain points with a master class in streaming.
by Paul Schmutzler | Pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) camera systems are now hitting a sort of renaissance for event videography, especially in live concert, government, and worship settings. This tutorial looks at how to use a PTZ-based workflow to pull off a multicam live-switched stream with a single operator at the controls.
by Jan Ozer | In this series of articles, learn the tools and workflows used in a recent testing project to see how VR compares to 2D video and audio as an educational tool.
by Shawn Lam | Producers face unique demands when managing both live and online audiences and presenters at the same time. Here are two different methods for achieving excellent results.
by Anthony Burokas | Every live producer knows half of good video is 90% audio, and intrusive ground loop hum can ruin even the most visually pristine webcast. Here we'll look at how to identify the source of the problem and detail two possible solutions.
by Shawn Lam | Talk about a rave review: This Sony delivers everything needed in a professional video camera: Sony's large-sensor, an interchangeable-lens, and 4K-capable PXW-FS5 XDCAM Super35.
by Jan Ozer | The combination of Eventstream, Eventbrite, and YouTube Live lets anyone charge for a live webinar, generating leads they can use to grow their business. While a strong contender, the help system could be a lot more helpful.