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September 2015

Magazine Features

When Travelers Go Abroad, Online Video Services Don't Follow

Add streaming video to the list of travelers' woes, right behind jetlag and missed connections. The solution is simple, but completely ignored.

Educational Videographers Need to Make Time for Creativity

While the school year is a hectic one for video teams, it's important to carve out a few hours to meet together and think creatively about upcoming projects.

For Online Video, it Really Is All About the Millennials

When online video studios plan new series, there's only one audience they have in mind. It's hard not being the target demographic any longer.

How to Keep Enterprise Video Safe and Secure…Most of the Time

The CEO wants company videos shared in-house, but doesn't want trade secrets ending up on YouTube. Here's a primer on video security for the enterprise.

Apple Leads in Living Room Streaming, But Google Is Catching Up

The set-top box marketing is booming, right? Then why did Sony recently exit the market? And why do TiVo's numbers continue to dwindle?

NASA Brings the Wonders of the Universe to Online Video

Millions of viewers tune in to NASA-TV to watch launches and learn about our solar system. As one CDN found out, keeping up with NASA's streaming demands can be a difficult mission.

Think Streaming 4K Is Years Away? Think Again, Says XI Media

The future of UHD is happening right now. Here's how one production company streamed low-bandwidth 4K live from a South by Southwest music stage.

Encoding 2020: Experts Predict the Future of Video Encoding

A Streaming Media survey shows big changes afoot in the next five years, with a move to the cloud, away from Flash, and towards 4K and HEVC.

Video Optimization and Your Business

If you've got enough content, video optimization can help your viewers and your bottom line. We take a look at the offerings from three players in the space—Beamr, Cinova, and EuclidIQ—to see what each one has to offer.

How to Think Small and Travel Light: The Streaming Video Carry-On

We set out to build a roadworthy streaming production studio that fits in a carry-on bag. The result isn't cheap, but the flexibility and freedom it offers is worth the price

Implementing Real-Time Video Collaboration in the Enterprise

For many companies, the path is clear: understanding, championing, and leveraging video collaboration for more efficient business models.

Ustream Review: The Live Streaming Service Evolves for New Areas

Not just a live streamer, Ustream supports video-on-demand, enterprise-level security, and lead generation. Its strength, however, is still with live video.

Editor's Note

As YouTube Celebrity Enters the Mainstream, VidCon Grows Up

In 2015, the media finally took notice of VidCon, the wildly successful conference for YouTube creators, fans, and the rest of the online video industry.

Future in Focus

Welcome to the Broadcasting Revolution, Open to All Creators

The internet is liberating broadcasting, turning anyone with a camera and an online connection into a creator capable of reaching a mass audience.

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