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Become Your Own Broadcaster

IP-based media production takes down barriers to entry and opens the door to innovations in quality and creativity.

The Publisher's Recipe for Video Revenue Optimization

With the right mix of ingredients and careful testing, publishers can overcome declining CPMs and increase revenue.

MPEG is Closed; Want to Help Streaming Media Write the Story?

The Moving Picture Experts Group, which had been responsible for developing standards and executing royalties for video and audio codecs, shut down last week. We'll be writing up an article on the implications for the industry, and we need your help.

Dawn Patrol: Remembering Robert Klug

Robert Klug, who passed away suddenly from a heart attack, was an early streaming media innovator, and he brought that creativity and passion to everything he did.

Preview: Content Delivery Summit 2020

Content Delivery Summit Chair Dom Robinson previews Content Delivery Summit 2020, the leading conference for CDN, edge delivery, and distributed computing, which Streaming Media is hosting as a free full-day webinar on June 1.

Announcing Robert Reinhardt's FFmpeg Workshops at Streaming Media East Connect

Robert Reinhardt will be presenting two in-depth FFmpeg workshops--the first for novice and the second for advanced users-May 27 & 29 at Streaming Media East Connect 2020.

Video Publishers’ New Normal: Booming Audiences and Spiralling Costs

News and media video publishers are facing exorbitant video delivery fees and plummeting ad revenues as a result of stay-at-home orders. Now is the time for them to consider alternative revenue streams and affiliate businesses.

The Top 10 Reasons to Attend Nadine Krefetz' "Cloud Streaming Media Tools" Workshop

10 key reasons why you won't want to miss Nadine Krefetz' in-depth online workshop at Streaming Media East Connect, Tuesday, May 26, 3 pm ET/12 pm PT.

Announcing Jan Ozer Encoding Workshops at Streaming Media East Connect

Jan Ozer will be presenting two in-depth workshops on encoding for streaming and on-demand video, the first for novices and the second for advanced users, May 26-27 at Streaming Media East Connect 2020.

Advanced TV Advertising in a Post-Cookies Future

Connected TV and OTT will grow due to Google's imminent third-party cookies denial, and their growth will transform the digital advertising landscape.

Online Gaming's Need for Speed

Online gaming and esports require both performance and speed, and a robust multi-CDN strategy is essential for their future success.

Live Streaming Steps In When We Can't Step Out

While COVID-19 stay-at-home orders are keeping us housebound, real-time video apps are enabling everything from talk therapy to working out

Cutting Bitrates, Keeping Quality

In the COVID-19 era, the right approach can check both boxes, and decisions made in response to the current demand on bandwidth can have long-term business advantages for OTT services

Survey: Conference, SMB, Media Events Going Virtual Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

91% of our respondents said they are planning to put on one or more virtual events in the next 6 months, and 59% plan one in the next 30 days. Those are just two of the eye-opening findings in Streaming Media's virtual events survey.

The 2020 Streaming Media 50 Coming in June

Want to make sure your company is considered for our annual list of the most important, innovative, and interesting companies in the online video space? Read on.

Take Back Control of Your Content

One of the challenges many companies face is regaining control of content that sits in multiple formats on multiple systems. Effective cloud-based workflows offer a solution.

How Cable Incumbents Are Transforming to Compete with Netflix, Hulu and Disney+

In the world of cable TV, the locus of power has been inverted. The hegemony of the bundle has been replaced by the particulate value of the individual.

How Live Streaming Brings Us Together

The Living Room Concert for America is just the latest example of how living-room streaming is revolutionizing how we connect with art, artists, and each other

It's Time to Make Streaming Greener

The online video industry has yet to reckon with the energy demands and environmental impact of what we do. It's time to start the discussion and work towards the greening of streaming.

5 Ways the Coronavirus Business Impact Permanently Changes Live Video Streaming

The changes that COVID-19 are bringing to the live streaming industry will have lasting effects, and streaming providers who focus on latency and scale will thrive