Mutli-CDNs Are Stepping Up to Deal with Network Congestion
With the demand for high-quality, interactive, and therefore data-hungry online experiences only set to increase over the next few years, multi-CDNs are rethinking infrastructure and bringing in innovative, sustainable solutions.
8K and Beyond: How Much is Too Much?
With higher-quality source material, new forms of content can take shape, from top-shelf VR to immersive live event viewing, as home TVs morph into giant, modular, wall-sized viewing platforms.
L.A. Stories: Facebook and Verizon Bring Video Production In-House
Nestled in Los Angeles' Playa Vista neighborhood, Facebook and Verizon Media's RYOT 5G Studio are using the latest social strategies and technologies to create innovative content that connects with viewers in unpredictable ways
Vizbee: Darren Feher’s Next Act
The longtime industry vet and his team are betting on an innovative approach to casting as the next big thing for OTT platforms
The HBO Max Formula
How will HBO Max stand out in the crowded SVOD landscape? WarnerMedia execs laid out plans for the service at CES 2020.
How to Build Live Linear OTT Channels in the Cloud
Rather than building a schedule and expensively re-encoding assets in real time for broadcast, this article explains how how to decouple the monolith of playout software into discrete components on top of AWS services. The approach discussed will open new possibilities of channel customization, personalization, and end-user quality, while also dramatically reducing running costs.
How to Leverage Opportunities in eSports Streaming
The latest innovations and growing affordability of livestreaming technology have opened the esports livestreaming market to the average consumers, allowing anyone to become a live streamer with the right tools. Learn how the latest technology developments have enabled esports fans to join YouTube, Twitch, Mixer, or other livestreaming services.
Winning in 2020: What Incumbents Can Do to Compete with Netflix, Disney, Hulu, Apple
The same technology that has become a massive enabler for new market entrants can also be used by incumbents saddled with legacy systems to transform their businesses into nimble, omnichannel offerings.
Take Our Streaming Monetization Survey
This time of year, your mind is probably on your money—so why not take a few minutes to respond to our survey about how you are (or aren't) monetizing your streaming content?
SMW '19: Tim Siglin and Friends Wrap Up Streaming Media West
Streaming Media Contributing Editor Tim Siglin is joined by fellow contributing editor Robert Reinhardt and Editor-in-Chief and VP Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen as he wraps up 2 days of interviews at Streaming Media West 2019.
SMW '19: Flavor Inc.'s Jose Castillo Talks Streaming Media Past and Future
Streaming Media contributing editor Tim Siglin interviews Flavor Inc. President Jose Castillo at Streaming Media West 2019.
How to Build a Scalable Low-Latency Streaming Solution
How do you reduce latency while syncing interactions between a live streamer and viewers, while scaling to meet demand across multiple platforms? Mux Founder & Head of Product Steve Heffernan examines the pros and cons both WebRTC-based approaches and HTTP-based approaches and shows how to develop a scalable low-latency solution to meet your streaming needs.
SMW '19: Comcast's Matt Smith Talks and B2B and D2C OTT
Streaming Media contributing editor Tim Siglin interviews Comcast Technology Solutions Executive Director Matt Smith at Streaming Media West 2019.
SMW '19: Peyote Perryman Talks Bonded Streaming and Bass Fishing
Streaming Media contributing editor Tim Siglin interviews Digital P Media's Peyote Perryman at Streaming Media West 2019.
SMW '19: EZDRM Founder Olga Kornienko Talks Global DRM
Streaming Media contributing editor Tim Siglin interviews EZDRM Co-Founder & CEO Olga Kornienko at Streaming Media West 2019.
The Streaming Toolbox: Valossa, Signiant, and Red5 Pro
This month, we look at tools for content recognition, file transfer, and low-latency WebRTC streaming
SMW '19: RealEyes Talks Cross-Platform Streaming Challenges
Streaming Media contributing editor Tim Siglin interviews RealEyes Media CTO Jun Heider at Streaming Media West 2019.
Building a Streaming Workstation? Here's What You Need to Know
We take a look under the hood and explore the four main hardware components that directly affect performance when building or configuring a streaming workstation.
SMW '19: Mux Talks Measuring Player Performance
Streaming Media contributing editor Tim Siglin interviews Mux Founder & Head of Product Steve Heffernan at Streaming Media West 2019.
Solving the Ad Tech Mystery
As ad-supported OTT services grow, the video engineering world needs to understand the complicated advertising technology landscape.