Streaming Media Magazine:
by Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen | Enough with the codec confusion. The online video space won't really thrive until industry standards are put in place and enforced by the government.
by Troy Dreier | This year, the CTA decided to live stream panel discussions from CES, but it made the decision at the last minute with no time left for testing.
by Tim Siglin | Inexpensive access to smartphones is letting people around the world add their voices to the chorus, creating a new wave of user-generated content.
by Robert Reinhardt | When smaller educational organizations look for affordable online video systems, they don't find the features that come standard in advanced elearning platforms.
by Paul Riismandel | Think there's no way to trim that glorious hour-long lecture down to a tight six minutes? Think again. Edit it into a concise video that students can easily absorb.
by Jason Thibeault | Will there ever be one ring to rule them all? it's time for the online video industry to take a page from TV and create interoperable standards.
by Troy Dreier | While new over-the-top services appear weekly, they all follow the same model. Shouldn't there be more diversity in the streaming space? Or maybe there already is.
by Jan Ozer | Online is different from broadcast and doesn't need formal standards. HEVC isn't considered by many online video streamers, as the future belongs to VP9 and AV1.
by Troy Dreier | Video piracy is widespread, but there's no consensus on how big the problem is or the best response to it. Are the biggest media companies in Hollywood throwing their money away trying to fight it?
by Jan Ozer | 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.
by Jason Thibeault | Where are all the cord-cutters? Without more attention to quality of experience from a user perspective, OTT will never truly compete with broadcast.
by Nadine Krefetz | The combination of programmatic ad buying and advances in ad insertion technology promise to revolutionize the advertising experience for buyers, publishers, and viewers. So what's taking so long?
by Jan Ozer | 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.