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.
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.
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: 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: id3as' Dom Robinson Talks SMAF and IP Multicast
Streaming Media contributing editor Tim Siglin interviews id3as Founder and fellow Streaming Media Advanced Forum co-host Dom Robinson 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 Streaming Toolbox: Valossa, Signiant, and Red5 Pro
This month, we look at tools for content recognition, file transfer, and low-latency WebRTC streaming
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: Tulix Talks Low-Latency Streaming
Streaming Media contributing editor Tim Siglin interviews Tulix CEO George Bokuchava at Streaming Media West 2019.
3 Takeaways From Moscow State University's 2019 Codec Comparison
In rigorous tests of video codecs, only one produced vastly different results during objective and subjective examinations. What could cause that discrepancy?
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: Facebook, Netflix, Google Talk AV1, HEVC, and Support
The world's biggest video streamers have been slow to adopt next-generation codecs like AV1. At an IBC panel, they explained why HEVC is still the most widely supported.
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.
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.
HEVC, AV1, VVC: How to Make Sense of 2019's World of Codecs
The old realities that used to dictate codec adoption no longer apply. Opening up new markets now matters more than reducing operating expenses. How are HEVC, AV1, and VVC positioned for the future?
The State of PTZ Over NDI
This article highlights NDI-based multicam live production, particularly as it involves pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) cameras and integrated PTZ-NDI workflows.
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 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.