Articles for Nico McLane
A Banner Year: 2009 Enterprise Video Year in Review
Enterprise Video Year in Review
Now on Streaming Media TV: C-Level Grill With Wowza CEO David Stubenvoll
Throughout this interview we explore the mysteries behind the media that streams, David's personal philosophy on the growth and experimentation that is driving the industry, and the enigma wrapped in a riddle we call the “Wowza Media System."
Thurs., Nov. 5, by Nico McLane
Streaming Media TV: Nielsen Confirms Radio (Or Is It Audio Streaming?) Is Alive
Nielsen is measuring radio listening in 51 markets, but what exactly are they calling "radio"?
Fri., Oct. 9, by Nico McLane and A.M. Arno
Streaming Media TV: Join Us On Our YouTube Channel!
Submit your product reviews and hands-on tutorials to our new Streaming Media TV YouTube channel.
Thurs., Oct. 8, by Nico McLane and A.M. Arno
Streaming Media TV: Field Tech 911 and the Case of the 400-foot Cable
How to prevent packet loss when your internet connection is across the room—or across the city—from your encoder.
Wed., Oct. 7, by Nico Mclane
Streaming Media TV: The FCC, Net Neutrality, Sprint Nextel and TiVo?
In the latest installment of Bandwidth Bastards, our intrepid and irreverent commentators assess the Net Neutrality debate and its implications for mobile video, then speculate on the goodness of a Sprint Nextel/TiVo partnership.
Tues., Oct. 6, by Nico McLane and A.M. Arno
Streaming Media TV: Top 10 Tips For Negotiating a Master Service Agreement
In the newest installment of C-Level Grill, Nico McLane talks with Melity's Matthew Elefant about the ins and outs of the master service agreement.
Mon., Oct. 5, by Nico McLane
Now on Streaming Media TV: @C-Level Grill With Twistage's David Wadler
Nico McLane interviews Twistage CEO David Wadler on venture capital and the future—and definition—of online video platforms.
Tues., Sept. 1, by Nico McLane
Field Tech 911: Troubleshooting Using the D-E-T-E-C-T Method
A new feature on Streaming Media TV, Field Tech 911 will answer troubleshooting questions from viewers and address common problems faced by encoder technicians and webcast producers.
Thurs., Aug. 27, by Nico McLane and A.M. Arno
Now on Streaming Media TV: Qik's iPhone App, CBS' Paper-Thin Video, and Online Education
In this week's edition of Bandwidth Bastards, our hosts wonder where the live functionality is in the new iPhone app from Qik, offer a sneak preview of the video ad coming in the next Entertainment Weekly, and discuss a study showing that students who learn online learn more.
Mon., Aug 24, by Nico McLane and A.M. Arno
Streaming Media Podcast #33: Special Bandwidth Bastards Edition
Commentary this week on Rupert Murdoch, Google/On2, DirecTV, and YouTube's 3D experiment. Plus, win movie tickets!
Bandwidth Bastards: Breaking News!! Will QWEST Go CDN? Is Charlie Baker A Klingon? And, Is Everything Really Bigger In Texas?
Why you can't "make" a video go viral—our "hosts" share their speculations and observations and make some rather insidious implications, while hitting on this week's BREAKING NEWS!
Thurs. July 30, by Nico McLane & A.M. Arno
Bandwidth Bastards: The Red Scare Edition
Bandwidth controversy on Capital Hill, the FCC and the "Broadband Internet Fairness Act", Adobe & Microsoft share their toys in the "sandbox."
Thurs., July 23, by Nico McLane and A.M. Arno
Bandwidth Bastards: Amazon/Netflix, VLCPlayer, and (ick) Jon & Kate Plus 8
In this week's installment, our intrepid and irreverent commentators take on the Amazon/Netflix rumors, piracy, and the latest hijinks of Jon & Kate (though not the 8)
Thurs., July 16, By Nico McLane and A.M. Arno
Introducing A New Feature: Bandwidth Bastards
Bandwidth Bastards is a weekly dialogue published on StreamingMedia.com that takes an irreverent look at web video content—what media is making the most use of the worlds bandwidth pool, who is watching, where they're watching from, and how it got there. This week: The Michael Jackson Memorial.
Thurs., July 9, by Nico McLane
In Search of Video SEO That Works
What video search engine strategy works best? The secret's in the sauce, but nobody's sharing their recipes.
Mon., June 29, by Nico McLane
Making History One Webcast at a Time
The New York Philharmonic live from North Korea
First Look: Accordent Multicast In-Stream Technology
New release from Accordent enables organizations to leverage multicast-enabled networks to deliver streaming video with synchronized slides and graphics as a single, compressed stream.
How to Execute a Successful Webcast
A primer on selecting the right equipment, making the right production decisions, and establishing a solid webcasting plan.
Fri., April 18, by Nico McLane
In 2008, expect to see enterprise leaders work smarter with what they have in place and deploy solutions that can be scaled up rather than down; partner with suppliers that offer the tools to enhance user experience, capture accurate statistical data, and make their own products work better; and integrate long-term strategies and work to view their IT landscapes from all angles.
Ten Questions: Signing a Service Level Agreement
When entering into a contract with a content delivery network or hosting provider, the terms of the service level agreement are just as important as the price.