Encoding/Transcoding > Spotlights

Encoding and transcoding video is at the heart of online video, and Streaming Media offers deep dives into encoding parameters, bitrate ladders, per-title encoding, content/context-aware encoding, CBR, VBR, and ABR. Here you’ll find the latest news, reviews, tests, and analysis to help you stay on the top of your encoding/transcoding game.

Product Spotlight: Teradek VidiU GO

Featuring the latest in 4G LTE bonding, VidiU Go is designed to deliver HD video reliably to your favorite live platforms (Facebook, YouTube, Twitch, etc.) in even the most challenging broadband locations.

Product Spotlight: NETINT Codensity T400 Video Transcoder

Codensity™ T400 Video Transcoders offer high quality, scalable encoding for live video streaming, through a unique combination of ASIC-based encoding densities and economics.

Product Spotlight: Magewell ProConvert

Magewell's Pro Convert hardware converters let users reliably bring traditional video signals into live, IP-based production infrastructures using NewTek's NDI® technology.

Product Spotlight: Makito X4 Video Encoder

The newly released Makito X4 is Haivision's next generation HEVC/H.265 and AVC/H.264 encoder for ultra low latency streaming of live 4K and HD video over IP.

V-Nova: Executive Predictions 2019

Guido Meardi, CEO and Co-Founder, V-Nova

DVEO: Executive Predictions 2019

Laszlo Zoltan, CEO, DVEO

Product Spotlight: Epiphan Pearl Mini

Epiphan Video's Pearl Mini delivers pro-quality live event video production.

Product Spotlight: Discover Video Spider Multi-Encoder

DiscoverVideo Spider live and on-demand video appliance is the perfect solution for streaming and recording up to four video inputs.

Product Spotlight: Teradek VidiU GO

VidiU Go enhances your live productions by increasing network redundancy, improving video quality, and giving you the flexibility to deliver the best possible stream under any circumstance.

Product Spotlight: Matrox Monarch LCS

Matrox Monarch LCS video encoding appliance makes live webcasting simple, delivering high-quality streams to Facebook Live, YouTube, or a favorite content delivery network (CDN) with multi-camera production value, without operator assistance.

Product Spotlight: Telestream Wirecast Gear Ultimate Streaming Bundles

Videoguys has just combined efforts with Telestream, PTZOptics, Xkeys, NewTek, LiveU and Roland to create these full live production bundles - perfect for Houses of Worship, Schools, Government and Corporate Organizations and more!

Encoding at Scale for Live Video Streaming

Many of today's live video encoding solutions require extensive compute resources, limiting the ability of live streaming business models to economically scale. This article will introduce a new real-time video encoding solution, combining the performance of System-on-Chip (SoC) encoding, with innovations from NVMe-based cloud infrastructure, which together provides an economical and high quality solution to deliver encoding at scale for live video streaming.

Product Spotlight: Matrox Monarch LCS

Matrox Monarch LCS video encoding appliance makes live webcasting simple, delivering high-quality streams to Facebook Live, YouTube, or a favorite content delivery network (CDN) with multi-camera production value, without operator assistance.

Product Spotlight: Magewell Ultra Stream HDMI

Making live streaming production remarkably simple even for non-professional users, Magewell's Ultra Stream HDMI standalone streaming encoder enables them to record or stream high-quality video with one click using on-device buttons or an intuitive, accompanying smartphone app.

NAB 2018: VDMS Talks End-to-End Live Event Managed Services

Streaming Media's Anthony Burokas interviews Verizon Digital Media Services CMO Mary Kay Evans in the Verizon booth an NAB 2018.

NAB 2018: Magewell Talks UltraStream Standalone Encoders

Streaming Media's Anthony Burokas interviews Magewell's Mike Nann in the Magewell booth at NAB 2018.

Stetson University Selects Winning Lecture Capture Solution from Matrox & Ensemble Video

Business school sales program provides key training simulation to students through innovative lecture capture installation

Sweet Streams: Optimizing Video Delivery

Nathan Moore, Director, Principal Software Engineer, DevOps, StackPath

Beamr: 2017 Online Video Industry Predictions

Network-crushing bandwidth growth means it's time to revisit H.264 and HEVC codec SDKs to get the most out of your encoding and delivery dollar.

Best Practices for Encoding and Delivering Dolby Audio to Apple Devices

Over the course of this three-part tutorial series, we'll show you how to deliver Dolby Audio via HLS and play it back on any audio endpoint, including device speakers, headphones, or external sound systems via AirPlay or HDMI.