Submit Your Nominations Now for the 2021 Streaming Media 50 List
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, and send in your nominations by August 27.
Cloud QC and Monitoring Solutions Drive Superior Streaming Experiences
In today's video-streaming-centric world, cloud OTT monitoring solutions are vital to staying competitive and meeting the demand for high-quality video content on every screen.
Operators Are Perfectly Positioned to Win the Streaming Wars
The migration to streaming opens up a whole range of new experiences for the consumer and exciting business models for operators. The next chapter is to shift to cloud-native media components and media workflows. Operators are primed and ready to lead this change.
LCEVC: Ready for Primetime
The Low Complexity Enhancement Video Codec (LCEVC) is ready for primetime. V-Nova is the primary developer behind the codec, and we talked to CEO and co-founder Guido Meardi about where things stand, both in terms of the technology and licensing structure.
Flash and the New Era of Media Streaming: The End or the Beginning?
Microsoft's announcement that its removing Adobe Flash from Windows 10 is the final nail in the coffin, but the robust RTMP-based ecosystem that's grown around Flash is still thriving.
Simplifying Live Streaming at Scale with DASH-IF
As competition for viewer attention increases, features that rely on timed metadata and low latency will become more important. Underpinning these features will be a need for better reliability and the new DASH-IF ingest specification should go a long way to addressing that.
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.
RIST: Video Transport for Content that Matters
For broadcasters and content providers with high quality premium content that needs to be reliably delivered to audiences, RIST surpasses SRT in efficiency and reliability.
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.
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.
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
Go In-Depth on CMAF and Machine Learning at Streaming Media West
Here are two strong reasons to attend Streaming Media West's pre-conference training sessions: a morning seminar on deploying CMAF and an afternoon session on video machine learning.
Discover In-Depth Pre-Conference Training at Streaming Media West
In just two weeks, Streaming Media's Jan Ozer will lead SMW attendees through advanced sessions on ABR production, video quality metrics, and more.
HEVC IP Owners Are Killing the Golden Goose Over Royalties
Demos and conversations at Streaming Media East showed that HEVC is an excellent technology, and there's real anger around its disfunctional royalty policies.
Video Codecs Today: Minefield, Muddle, or Multiple Choice?
Advances in video codec technology driven by the explosion in video over IP are creating heated competition and a fragmented market. Will one winner emerge or is this the new normal?