Review: iSize BitSave Video Preprocessing
iSize claims that BitSave can deliver a 40% to 60% bitrate reduction while keeping the same video quality. We put those claims to the test.
How to Encode with LCEVC
Unlike other cutting-edge codecs coming to market, LCEVC will have an immediate impact on the streaming landscape. Here's how to use it.
How to Produce CMAF Output and Testing Playback
CMAF has reached maturity. Here's one way to go about using it, with AWS Elemental MediaConvert
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: Brightcove Talks Context-Aware Encoding, 4K, and HEVC
Streaming Media contributing editor Tim Siglin interviews Brightcove Technology Fellow Yuriy Reznik at Streaming Media West 2019.
SMW '19: DVEO Talks Cloud Encoding on the Rise
Streaming Media contributing editor Tim Siglin interviews DVEO founder Laszlo Zoltan at Streaming Media West 2019.
SMW '19: Teradek Talks End-to-End Encryption and 4K HEVC
Streaming Media contributing editor Tim Siglin interviews Teradek VP of Sales Jon Landman at Streaming Media West 2019.
The 2019 Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Award Winners
The people have spoken. These are their choices for the best products and services in 28 categories from analytics to webcasting and everything in between.
SMW '19: Wowza Talks ClearCaster Expansion
Streaming Media contributing editor Tim Siglin interviews Wowza Media Systems Director of Sales Engineering Tim Dougherty at Streaming Media West 2019.
SMW '19: Telestream Talks Wirecast Now and Future
Telestream Senior Product Manager Lynn Elliott and Streaming Media Contributing Editor Tim Siglin discuss current and upcoming developments for Telestream's Wirecast live production solution in this interview from Streaming Media West 2019.
Streaming Live From the Battlefield: Military Video in 2019
Metadata and low-latency video create a tactical advantage in intelligence-gathering and decision making. Discover why HEVC is gaining momentum in the armed forces, and Android is preferred over iOS.
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.
Inside MPEG's Ambitious Plan to Launch 3 Video Codecs in 2020
The pace of innovation is getting faster and the demands on video codecs are getting greater. MPEG's three-part plan answers questions of royalties, licensing, and computational efficiency. Meet VVC, MPEG-5 Part 1 (EVC), and MPEG-5 Part 2 (LCEVC).
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.
Achieving Zero Latency for Video and Audio Is a Zero-Sum Game
In the AV world, zero-frame latency isn't just a pipe dream—it's a requirement. Here's why the streaming industry would do well to pay attention.
Hardware-Based Transcoding Solutions Roundup: Testing Performance
We put hardware-based solutions from NVIDIA, Intel, and NGCodec to the test to see which offers the strongest performance and the highest quality.
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.
Video Compression for Machines: The Next Frontier
Self-driving cars will see the road for you, and MPEG is working on standards for machine-to-machine video creation and consumption for the AI-powered neural networks that will make it happen.
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.
5 Questions With the CTO of Livepeer on Its Business and Funding
Last week, peer-to-peer video encoding company Livepeer announced $8 million in Series A funding. We ask the company's CTO for details on his company's unusual, possibly revolutionary, business model.