December 2007/January 2008
Unplugged: Giving Up Broadcast TV
In this installment of his Emerging Media column, Damien Stolarz tries to get off the broadcast TV grid entirely, and finds it's not so easy.
Fri., Jan. 25, by Damien Stolarz
Is Your Enterprise Video-Ready?
When designing an enterprise video communication strategy, there are numerous factors to consider, including infrastructure and security requirements, distribution strategies, and centralized management.
Let's Work Together
Combining streaming, videoconferencing, instant messaging, and desktop or application sharing, collaborative computing has come of age.
Podcasting Grows Up at PNME 2007
The most recent Podcast and New Media Expo show succeeds based on an understanding of its attendees' needs (free wireless, anyone?) and lively and open discussion of everything from audience numbers to business models.
Tues., Oct. 9, by Steve Mack
Streaming Video Goes to College
Video advocates must continually work with (sometimes reluctant) professors to understand the power of video and to find a simple way to deliver it to students who are using a variety of equipment, software, and internet connection speeds.
Class Act: We're Educational Media Professionals
What's in a name? Plenty, and it's time that those of us whose job is to coordinate digital media to make their case.
The Search is On
New approaches mean video search might finally take off.
Getting to know Microsoft Silverlight's Expression Encoder
Streams of Thought: Altering Course—The Adobe Warship Begins to Turn
Everywhere you look, Adobe shows signs of turning into a relatively successful hybrid company that uses the web and the desktop as equal platforms.
Case Study: Simplifying Digital Asset Management
Telestream and Nativ came together to help Getty Images get a handle on its ever-growing library of digital video.
Fri., Dec. 28, by Nancy Davis Kho
Review: Adobe Captivate 3
Captivate 3 continues to evolve, turning the complex process of creating online demonstrations and training into a relatively simple exercise.
Review: TechSmith Camtasia 5
Overall, the latest version offers more streamlined workflow, with a single-screen Recorder that replaces the multistep wizard, and SmartFocus, which takes some of the work out of applying pans and zooms even if it’s not perfect.
Commentary: State of the Union
The Hollywood writers' union strike reveals just how much TV and movie studios are counting on online video for future revenues. As usual, though, writers are having to fight for their fair share.
Fri., Nov. 30, by Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen