December 2008/January 2009
Stream This: Netflix Needs a Business Model
Netflix is moving more and more toward streaming, a move that will serve the company well down the road. But how do they plan to make money off of it?
Case Study: Game On—Bringing the NHL to IPTV
Neulion, Inc. and BandCon came together to bring the NHL to IPTV. Now fans can access live games, on-demand highlights, behind-the-scenes footage, clips from morning skate, and pregame and postgame interviews and commentary.
Industry Perspectives: The New Era of Corporate Communications
While there is no shortage of technologies to achieve easy and effective collaboration among teams, none are as immersive as video. For this reason, enterprise video is the next big thing in corporate communications.
New Video Frontiers: Taking It Beyond the PC
With online video viewership up substantially in 2008, 2009 is set to be the year that multisource, multiscreen video blows up.
Fri., Dec. 12, by IdaRose Sylvester
The HD Showdown: Codec Vendors Battle It Out for Supreme Quality
Microsoft, On2, and Jan Ozer square off to determine which codec produces the highest quality video: VC-1, VP6, or H.264.
Planning for Webcasting Success
Considerations for deploying an enterprise video communications platform
Eyes on the Enterprise: All Mobile Devices Are Not the Same
Interest in mobile multimedia is on the rise, but to fully exploit its potential, the industry should learn some lessons from the corporate world.
Review: Datmedia Datpresenter
While imperfect, Datpresenter is a good choice for those looking to create and deliver internet TV channels.
Review: Gomez Active Streaming XF
Gomez's first foray into large-object and streaming-delivery testing for CDNs seems to be a good initial launch.
Spicy Ideas: The Revolution Is Being Televised
Jose Castillo turns Gil Scott-Heron's "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised" into a clarion call for the streaming media industry.
Mon., Jan. 19, by Jose Castillo