Modern Times: Getting Live Video Right Demands a Special Skillset
It wasn't easy for silent film directors to make the jump to talkies, and it isn't easy these days for video producers to get the hang of live streaming.
Project Managers Are Essential for Any Video Development Project
It's a thankless job, but PMs keep projects moving forward in a thousand ways. When projects don't have a PM, things can get seriously out of whack.
Work in Parallel to Streamline the VQ Measurement Workflow
There's a long way to run video quality measurement tasks and a shorter way. As our columnist learned, it's never too late to learn a more efficient system.
Today's Teachers Need to Learn to Perform in Front of a Camera
Teaching is a performance, but when teachers have to perform to a camera rather than a roomful of students, that performance can go awry.
Interactive Tools Make Classroom Video More Active Than Passive
New offerings from both young and established companies let educators create elaborate personalized videos, and students learn in a more natural way.
Looking to Improve Educational Video? First Improve the Audio
When schools go shopping for video production hardware, they should make audio quality a priority. Here's what to look for when buying new mics.
Educators, Prepare With This Supply List for Teaching With Video
Bringing video into the classroom doesn't have to be expensive. Read this helpful list to discover the seven basic items every classroom should have.
Writing Text for Video: Did Someone Say 'Autumn Aided Cap Shins'?
Maybe, but they probably said "automated captions." Creating reliable captions is a challenge, but educational video has a desperate need for it.
The Time to Prepare for Recovery Is Before Video Files Go Missing
Accidentally deleted a crucial video file? The good news is it might still be recoverable. Here are steps to take for recovery and to prevent loss from happening in the future.
The Hazards of Streaming Live Video: If It Can Fail, It Will Fail
Redundancy and advanced testing are essential for any live video event. Here are five rules for live streaming that can help save the day.
6 More Expert Tips for Successful Streaming With Facebook Live
Facebook Live was the hot platform in 2017, and it's only going to grow in 2018. Here's helpful advice on how organizations can create perfect live video events.
Three Truths About Virtual Reality Success From a VR Novice
The creativity behind immersive VR filmmaking is only matched by the software engineering creativity that makes this type of video possible.
The Streaming Video Revolution Is About More Than Entertainment
Industries such as agriculture, mining, music, and manufacturing have all been transformed by audio and video streaming. In 2018, we'll take a deeper look.
3 Tips for Educators Getting Started With Video Lectures
Recording classroom lectures offers a host of benefits over delivering them live. Here's how instructors can ensure they get the best results.
Educators in a Hurry to Find a Video Solution for Blind Students
Starting in January, educational and training videos will need to be accessible to the blind, but audio descriptions are difficult to create. Is there a better option?
What Educational Video Producers Can Learn From Moneyball
Breaking out of conventional ways of thinking could pay big dividends for educational video production. Where is the art in today's classroom video?
The Changing Face (and Price) of the On-Prem Video Encoder
The last few years have seen huge changes in how video encoding gets done, and that means new pricing options. Explore the various choices before making a decision.
Expert Tips for Creating a Better Facebook Live Experience
A little planning beforehand will ensure that a Facebook Live broadcast goes smoothly. Here are tips from an experienced live event producer.
The 9 Starter Questions to Answer Before Creating a Live Stream
Creating a live stream for an event has gotten easier, but doing it right still requires advanced planning. Here's a roadmap for the first-timers.
More Than Enough Is Too Much: Educational Video Is Overused
Creating educational videos is easy—too easy—and that's a problem. To best reach students, educators need to diversify their presentation tools.