December 2010/January 2011
Streams of Thought: Learning to Love Another
In which an unabashed Apple lover finds a newfound admiration for Microsoft
Case Study: Hyatt Connects With Ignite
The global hospitality chain uses video to communicate with more than 80,000 employees at 340 locations across the globe
The 2010 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Award Winners
More voters, more votes, and more winners than ever before. The readers have spoken, and here are the winners.
Adaptive Streaming in the Field
How do organizations like MTV, Turner, NBC, Deutsche Welle, Harvard, and Indiana University actually deploy adaptive streaming technologies? Read on for all the juicy details.
Spicy Ideas: I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For
There's never been more video online, and there have never been more devices on which to watch it. So why is it still so hard to find what you want to watch?
Gentlemen, Start Your Streams
NASCAR, MLB, the NFL, and others are leading the pack when it comes to streaming sports events.
Bringing Five Alive: Best Practices for HTML5 Video Deployment
A look at best practices for HTML5 Video deployment
Review: Microsoft Expression Encoder 4
Microsoft Expression Encoder 4 offers the ability to inexpensively adaptively distribute to Apple iDevices, and does so admirably
Class Act: Good Times
There's never been a better time to be using video in education
"Commoditization" is Not a Dirty Word
Vendors should embrace the fact that the pieces in the online video ecosystem have become commoditized, as it lets them focus on what's really important to customers
First Look: Microsoft IIS Media Services 4
Moving beyond Windows Media—and Silverlight—to bring multi-platform, multi-device, multi-protocol goodness, the new IIS Media Services 4 is part of a suite of offerings set to vault Microsoft's media delivery offerings into the future
Editor's Note: Premium Blend
Everybody talks about so-called "premium content," but all too often what they're referring to is pap that's benefitted from "premium marketing"