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.

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.

Epiphan Video: 2017 Online Video Industry Predictions

2017 will be the year of 4K live production and the year of live streaming done by everyone, from everywhere

DVEO: 2017 Online Video Industry Predictions

2017 will be the year of ubiquitous streaming, as low-cost, high-powered streaming solutions become even more pervasive.

Teracue: 2017 Online Video Industry Predictions

Live streaming will be the big story of 2017, and OTT is now superseding IPTV. New 4K encoders and decoders for contribution and OTT are helping to make it all happen.

nanocosmos: 2017 Online Video Industry Predictions

Flash is dying, and HLS and DASH can't offer the same low latency as RTMP. New technologies offer low-latency streaming