The State of CMAF: The Holy Grail or Just Another Format?
It's all the buzz on the conference circuit, but deployment challenges mean CMAF hasn't taken over the streaming world yet. Here's why it's getting so much attention.
The 2019 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Finalists
220 nominees. More than 28,000 votes. 84 finalists. Here's who made the shortlist of the top streaming video products and services in our annual reader poll.
How to Jump-Start Your Multi-CDN Strategy and Deliver Every Time
Ensure your viewers get the best experience possible. A multi-CDN strategy adds robustness that makes streams more successful. Here's what customers need to know when looking for providers.
IBC '19: Telestream Says High-Quality Streaming Is Table Stakes
"We want to be the defacto standard for video processing, workflow automation, and quality management," says Telestream CEO Scott Puopolo.
The 2019 Streaming Media 50: The 50 Companies That Matter Most in Online Video in 2019
Our exclusive industry-defining list is back for 2019. Here are the 50 companies every Streaming Media reader must know, the ones leading us into the future. These are the most important, innovative, and interesting companies in the online video universe.
The List of the 50 Companies That Matter Most in Online Video in 2019
Our panel of streaming media experts has spoken, and these are the 50 companies doing the most important and innovative work in online video today.
The Key Streaming Video Challenges the Industry Faces Today
…and how to solve them. Bandwidth limitations, latency issues, and device compatibility challenges prevent viewers from experiencing ideal video streaming. Here's what to do.
Akamai Looks to the Future of Broadcast at Edge World Conference
Broadcasters see a day coming when they won't use satellites at all, but can streaming handle the demand? Akamai explains how to beat the bottlenecks.
SME '19: Datazoom’s Diane Strutner Talks Real-Time Data and Women in Streaming Media
Streaming Media's Tim Siglin and Datazoom's Diane Strutner discuss Datazoom's real-time video data infrastructure platform and the latest developments with Women in Streaming Media in this interview from the show floor at Streaming Media East 2019.
Advanced Features to Consider When Choosing a Video Host
Choosing a video host for an online production means considering a balance of features, cost, and ease of distribution. This article highlights a range of solutions depending on the needs of the project and client.
SME '19: Red5 Pro’s Chris Allen Talks WebRTC and Ultra-Low- Latency Streaming at Scale
Streaming Media's Tim Siglin and Red5 Pro CEO Chris Allen discuss peer-to-peer, WebRTC, and sub-500ms latency at million-streams scale on the show floor at Streaming Media East 2019.
NAB 2019: Brightcove Talks Cost Savings and QoE Improvements From Context-Aware Encoding
Per-title encoding is on the way out as Brightcove and others demonstrate the value of a more holistic approach. Streaming Media's Jan Ozer interviews Brightcove's Yuriy Reznic at NAB 2019.
NAB 2019: NETINT Talks High-Density H.265 Encoding
Streaming Media's Jan Ozer and NETINT's Ray Adensamer discuss NETINT's Codensity T400, which is aimed at companies that need to do large live video encoding jobs at scale.
Treetop Companies With Weak Sales Rule the Online Video Ecosystem
Many of the industry's biggest names are in a rut, generating income but nowhere near where they want to be. A management advisor explains how to make hard choices, reorganize, and grow.
SMW '18: Tim Siglin Recaps Highlights of Streaming Media West
Streaming Media's Tim Siglin discusses key topics of Streaming Media West 2018, including microservices, interactive streaming, eSports, MR/AR (but not VR), low latency, and Women in Streaming Media.
SMW '18: nanocosmos' Oliver Lietz Talks Interactive Streaming and H5Live
Streaming Media's Tim Siglin interviews nanocosmos CEO Oliver Lietz at Streaming Media West 2018.
Struggling With Capacity and Congestion in the Digital Video Age
Can the internet keep up with the ballooning demands video is placing on it? And how can planners manage growth while keeping costs down? The correct answers are not always the obvious ones in this hall of mirrors.
The 2018 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Award Winners
The winners were announced today at Streaming Media West in Huntington Beach, California. Click through to see who took home this year's prizes.
SMW '18: THEO Technologies' Pieter-Jan Speelmans Talks Modular Player APIs
Streaming Media's Tim Siglin interviews THEO Technologies CTO Pieter-Jan Speelmans at Streaming Media West 2018.
SMW '18: Chris Knowlton Talks Microsoft Stream
Streaming Media's Tim Siglin interviews Microsoft Principal Lead Program Manager Chris Knowlton at Streaming Media West 2018.