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Live Streaming

Live streaming services are pushing the limits of online video and OTT, and live events are still the standards by which the success of the industry are judged. Look here for the latest news on live streaming trends, as well as how-to and technical articles on everything from live production to live linear channels.

Features

The 2022 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards

The readers have spoken! Here are the top technical solutions of 2022, as determined by none other than the readers of Streaming Media.

The Streaming Toolbox: Ateliere Discover, Axinom Mosaic, and nanocosmos nanoStream Cloud

In this article, I'll look at three tools that provide interesting services for building media services and products. Ateliere Creative Technologies provides not just traditional MAM capabilities but also content management and app delivery. Axinom, likewise, has a development platform for building back-end services. nanocosmos expands on the old OVP model by delivering low-latency video for live, interactive-product developers. While I see a little bit of overlap with two of these products, it would be interesting to try to use everything here together.

Q&A: Brightcove CEO Marc DeBevoise

The new Brightcove CEO talks about helping enterprises act like media companies.

The Streaming Toolbox: Piano, Jet-Stream, CommScope

A look at the Piano Analytics platform, the Jet-Stream streaming platform, and CommScope's Manifest Delivery Controller (MDC)

Spotlights

Hot Products: Magewell USB Fusion

Make Your Online Presentations More Engaging

Bitcentral: A View from the Top

At the beginning of 2022, Bitcentral acquired Powr.tv, the leading OTT video publishing platform. Powr's solution had already launched 200+ streaming media applications that enabled customers to increase audience reach and deliver video content across major media platforms, including Apple, Google, Roku, and Amazon.

SSIMWAVE: A View from the Top

Are your streams on par, better, or worse than your competitors? How would subscribers rate your stream quality versus your competitors? SSIMWAVE's proprietary AI algorithm - SSIMPLUS®, is based on real data from real people on what excellent viewing quality should be.

Telestream: When Creating Comprehensive Media Packages, Video Might Just Be the Easy Part

Telestream's ability to meet customers on their journey to the cloud at any point where they find themselves is a key part of the company's unique value. Future proof your media processing and start your cloud journey with cloud native services from Telestream.

Columns

What's the Point of Streaming?

You might think it's crazy of me, as the executive director of the world's largest streaming technical association, to ask the question in this column's title. But I think it's actually important that we do a gut check every once in a while.

Everybody’s Streaming

While you were busy streaming, what you think of as "streaming" evolved in­to many different things. Today, what you do when "streaming" is but one small piece of the streaming world.

Gear for the HyFlex Teaching and Learning Space

The name of the game for designing a hybrid classroom or meeting space is balancing inclusivity of the remote and on-premise audiences that a colleague sometimes refers to as the "zoomers" and "roomers," respectively. Here's a look at some gear that can help you achieve that balance.

Help Others Stream

Those of us in the industry sometimes lose sight of the fact that billions of people around the world have never used the internet, much less connected on Zoom or watched The Mandalorian in 4K. Here's one way you can help streaming video reach those who don't have good connectivity.

Live Streaming Companies and Suppliers