Has the Heyday of Specialty Streaming Content Arrived?
Gigcasters' Casey Charvet and Zixi's Eric Bolten discuss how the evolution of affordable and powerful available tools, shifting audience demographics, and evolving notions of production have broughtg new viability to what was once known as "niche content" in this clip from their panel at Streaming Media Connect 2021.
How COVID Accelerated the Virtualization of Live Production
Zixi's Eric Bolten and Gigcasters' Casey Charvet discuss how the pandemic hastened the inevitable transition to virtualized production in live streaming in this clip from their "Future of Live Streaming" panel at Streaming Media Connect 2021.
How HBO Max Drives Engagement with Personalization
HBO Max VP Product Management CJ Harvey describes current and emerging OTT premium content personalization strategies at HBO Max and efforts at human curation strategies that go beyond typics recommendation algorithms in this clip from Streaming Media Connect 2021.
Will We Ever Find the Middle in News Reporting?
Newsy Chief of Staff Tony Brown and Axios Media Reporter Sara Fischer discuss emerging business trends in the news industry that may point toward reduced bias and hyper-partisanship in news reporting in this clip from Streaming Media Connect 2021.
Key Challenges of Video Service Delivery in 2021
Harmonic's Rob Gambino and Streaming Media's Tim Siglin discuss major, minor, and emerging concerns with video service delivery alongside survey results in this clip from Streaming Media Connect 2021.
Disney's Best Practices for CDN Load Balancing and QoS
Disney CDN Performance Architect Robert Colantuoni discusses how Disney approaches load balancing among CDNs for best QoS and QoE in this clip from Streaming Media Connect 2021.
How HBO Makes Older Movies & TV Shows Look Great
HBO Max VP Product Management CJ Harvey discusses HBO's do's don't's for enhancing legacy content quality in this clip from Streaming Media Connect 2021.
QoE vs. QoS
Disney Streaming's Robert Coluantoni and JD Power's Ian Greenblatt break down the differences between quality of service (QoS) and quality of experience (QoE) for streaming end users in this clip from Streaming Media Connect 2021.
How Fast is Addressable TV Advertising Growing?
Streaming Media's Tim Siglin and Harmonic's Rob Gambino discuss findings from a recent streaming industry survey on the timeline for new and expanded investments in addressable advertising and why it hasn't taken the industry by storm in this clip from Streaming Media Connect 2021.
Does Bitrate Dictate Streaming Video Quality?
Akamai Chief Architect Will Law discusses all the elements of a video stream that contribute to user-perceived video quality, and why bitrate alone is a poor indicator of stream quality in this clip from Streaming Media Connect 2021.
Programmatic Advertising and the Fairness Doctrine
Newsy Chief of Staff Tony Brown discusses the lingering expectation of providing equal time to disparate points of view in today's hyper-partisan news environment and how that impacts and drives reactions to programmatic advertising in this clip from Streaming Media Connect 2021.
Why Streaming and VOD Providers are Moving to the Cloud
Help Me Stream's Tim Siglin and Harmonic's Rob Gambino discuss recently gathered data on the migration to cloud infrastructure across the streaming industry in this clip from Streaming Media Connect 2021.
Camera Upgrades for Remote Streaming Production
As Zoom and other videoconferencing applications dominate our professional interactions, and remote productions and presentations remain a necessary alternative in-person conferences and other events, webcam video is often the weakest link in our remote connections. Anthony Burokas recommends alternative camera sources--smartphones, DSLRs, and better webcams--and explains how to make them work.
The Case for Shot-Based Encoding
Streaming Learning Center's Jan Ozer explains how Netflix's shot-based works and explains its benefits in this clip from his presentation at Streaming Media Connect 2021.
Empty Viewership: COVID's Impact on News Media Monetization
Axios' Sara Fischer and Altman Solon's Jonathan Hurd discuss how advertisers and news media organizations responded to the impact of the pandemic on the advertising market and publishing industry in this clip from their panel at Streaming Media Connect 2021.
How to Add New Codecs Cost-Efficiently
Facebook Cobra Commander of Video Special Forces Colleen Kelly Henry discusses best practices for deploying new codecs in this clip from Streaming Media Connect 2021.
How to Maintain Production Control in Cloud-Based Production
Zixi's Eric Bolten discusses the transition to remote and cloud-based production in this clip from Streaming Media Connect 2021.
Survey Says: How Viewing Audiences Are Thinking About News
Altman Solon partner Jonathan Hurd reports on news-consumption viewership trends based on a late-2020 survey by Altman Solon in this clip from a panel at Streaming Media Connect 2021.
How Many Rungs on Your Encoding Ladder?
Streaming Learning Center's Jan Ozer explains the importance of adjusting the rungs on your encoding ladder in this clip from his presentation at Streaming Media Connect 2021.
Will Remote Production and Cloud Distribution Become the New Norm?
TAG's Peter Wharton and HBO's Euan McLeod discuss the rise of remote production and cloud distribution and whether they're hear to stay in this clip from Streaming Media West Connect.