The Building Blocks of the Metaverse
The most important aspects of the entire metaverse project are the interchange standards and the tools, protocols, formats, and services that enable persistent and ubiquitous virtual simulations. Without them, there will be no metaverse.
How to Build Enhanced Sports and Esports Streaming Experiences
Even as fans return to the stands, savvy sports streamers realize that home viewers want more than just a game feed and player stats. FOX Sports, Cheesehead TV, and the Fan-Controlled Football League are pushing the envelope.
Going Pro with Remote Production
You're here. The guests are there. The audience is everywhere else. Here is an article that's chock-full of tips, tricks, and links for making it all come together in your latest remote production.
5G's Future Is Broken. Here's Why We Need 6G
InterDigital, one of the chief architects of generational telecoms developments, says true immersive video experiences are a bust at 5G
Riding the 5G Wave
Carriers are moving to standalone networks to fulfill 5G's true potential, but it remains a work in progress
The 2020 Streaming Media 50: The 50 Companies That Matter Most in Online Video
Who made our annual list of the most important, most innovative, and just plain most interesting companies in the online video space? Read on ...
Quarantine Covers: Making Music During Lockdown
Filmmaker and musician Bill Grant describes how he and former bandmates and friends are collaborating across social distance to create mosaic music videos he calls "Quarantine Covers."
The State of Media & Entertainment Streaming 2020
Competition in live-streaming services has intensified, but there are warnings that consumers are nearing their limit. We look back on the last 12 months in our annual industry update.
In-Vehicle and In-Flight Video Takes Off
Cars and airplanes are now moving entertainment platforms. Here's how you'll be connecting to your favorite video on the road and in the air.
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: 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.
From Contribution to AR, 5G Is the Future
5G's commercial rollout is faster than expected with video-intense applications including VR and AR lined up for later releases
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.
Review: Panasonic LiveCTRL Multicamera Live-Switching PTZ iOS App
LiveCTRL makes the most of the broadcast-level video the Panasonic PTZ cameras deliver, in a simple, clean, and very easy-to-carry iPad interface.
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 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.
Will Ferrell, Shonda Rhimes, Questlove Creating Podcasting Slates
Entertainment celebrities are no longer content to create their own personal podcasts. The power play now is creating an entire slate of new productions.
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).