Why Should Broadcasters Make the Switch to the Cloud?
Broadcasting has been behind streaming in its embrace of the cloud, but the rewards of making the switch can be significant. We talk to executives from American Public Television, WarnerMedia, Paramount+, and Streaming Global to get their take on why you should make the change if you haven't already.
The Algorithm Series: QUIC Ways to Stream
Will 2022 be the year UDP finally shows its streaming mettle? The Quick UDP Internet Connections (QUIC) protocol might make the difference. First, though, OTT platforms need to make technical decisions about HTTP/3 that could further fragment the market.
Moving Streaming Production to the Cloud
The first thing to think about when considering a move to cloud production as an alternative to traditional, centralized, on-prem production workflows is, why the cloud? It's because it has specific advantages for certain applications. Whenever you're thinking about the cloud, you need to be thinking about how it will benefit you and your productions.
The Streaming Toolbox: GrayMeta Iris Anywhere, Vimond VIA Live, and StreamClick
The latest installment of the Streaming Toolbox looks at a remote production tool for creating interactive content, a scheduling tool for delivering live and live linear programming, and a collaborative quality-control (QC) tool for source file analysis.
Top 10 Reasons Why Streaming Media West is Better Than Big Expos
As the future of the behemoth conferences is in doubt, Streaming Media West will return to Huntington Beach in November. Here's just a few of the reasons why you should join us.
Streams of Thought
Why Is Watching Sports on OTT Harder Than Watching on TV?
Streaming is supposed to provide a better experience than television. So why is watching the Euro 2020 on the ESPN app such a poor experience?
The Video Doctor
Streaming Tools for COVID and Beyond
The changes streaming producers have made in the last 18 months are going to come in handy for a future where hybrid events are the norm.
Future in Focus
What Is Streaming Video 'Delivery?'
'Delivery' is one of the most commonly used words in our business? But what does it actually mean? If we think it's just about protocols and bytes, we're never going to catch up to traditional TV.
The Producer's View
The Alliance for Open Media has gone all-in on SVT-AV1, but real-world tests show that Scalable Video Technology codecs don't live up to their promise when it comes to performance.
How to Design a Hybrid Classroom
In-person or virtual? It's no longer one or the other, and schools and universities need to have clear strategies for delivering hybrid education to their students.