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Biographical Information

Nicolas Weil

Nicolas Weil is blogging about innovation applied to digital media on blog.eltrovemo.com.  He has worked in the online video industry for over 13 years and is currently a Senior Solutions Architect for Akamai.

Articles for Nicolas Weil

The State of MPEG-DASH 2017

Standardization fosters innovation, and MPEG-DASH is making huge strides. Learn the rapid steps DASH took in the past 12 months, and why nothing can stop its future.

The State of MPEG-DASH 2016

The industry is turning away from plug-ins and embracing HTML5 everywhere. Here's how the vendor-independent streaming standard is gaining momentum.

Hulu's Move to DASH

The OTT service's Baptiste Coudurier talks about the hard work—and black magic—behind the smooth migration to MPEG-DASH, which now accounts for 75% of its traffic

The State of MPEG-DASH 2015

Presenting the past, present, and future of MPEG-DASH, the standard that's transforming the entire video landscape in a quiet revolution.

The State of MPEG-DASH Deployment

MPEG-DASH is slowly but surely becoming the main competitor to HLS, driven by adoption by major players and intrinsic strengths. Here's who's using it now, who's going to be soon, and what challenges still need to be addressed.

Microsoft, Adobe, and DASH: The State of the Union

With the rise of MPEG-DASH and the NAB-related announcements from both Microsoft and Adobe on the topic, we sat down with both companies to discuss the status of DASH support as well as their legacy ABR protocols, Smooth Streaming and HDS

A Post-IBC MPEG-DASH Status Check

How dynamic is MPEG-DASH ecosystem after IBC 2013? Here are an analysis of the latest trends and an extensive industry DASH-compliant solutions directory.