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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.

Low Latency Video Streaming - How Low Can You Go?

Advances in chipsets allow for more processing at the edge, so we're going to see latency times drop even further in the near future.

AI-Based Scaling as the Key to Cost-Efficient 4K UHD Content Delivery

AI-based Super Resolution can give viewers compelling UHD viewing experiences from a 1K-resolution source.

The ABCs of the "New Normal" for Streaming Services

Streaming usage is way up, and it's not going back down anytime soon. By focusing on analytics, bandwidth, and compression, OTT services can deliver high-quality experiences at scale.

Machine Learning for Media: Increasing the Value of Existing Content

By using neural networks, broadcasters can up convert HD to UHD content more effectively, giving viewers a better experience

How to Think About VVC

TL;DR: The right way to think about VVC is to put off thinking about it at all until actual decoder deployments are announced on platforms that matter to you. Here's why.

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.

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.

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

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.

New: Streaming Media Connect

Streaming Media's "Who To See at NAB" marketing program evolves into "Streaming Media Connect"

Want to Speak at Streaming Media East? Here's How.

The call for speakers is open until February 3, so get your speaking proposal in today for the OTT Summit, Video Engineering & Technology Summit, Esports & Sports Streaming Summit, or Enterprise & Education Video Summit

Going Live with the Teradek VidiU Go at Streaming Media West 2019

The Teradek VidiU Go makes streaming interviews from Streaming Media West 2019 easy and seamless.

The Quiet Conference: At IBC 2019, No News Was Good News

Some years are revolutionary, some are evolutionary, and some are just "meh." Here's why those "meh" years are the best ones for the industry.

Welcome to the Matrix: Beyond Scene-Based Encoding for Video

The encoding ladder served its purpose, but as streaming becomes more nuanced a ladder just doesn't provide enough options. It's nearly time for the video matrix.

The 2019 Streaming Media 50 Coming in July

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.

DAZN, Sky to Keynote 2019 Streaming Forum

The London event is set for 26 February, and will also offer sessions on AV1, HEVC, ATSC 3.0, latency, and more. Registration is now open.