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October 2015

Magazine Features

Heads Roll in a Time of Transition for the Online Video Industry

The future is up for grabs as viewers move from broadcast and cable to online, but will greedy royalty fees slow growth at a critical moment?

The Problems With dSLR Video: Shaky Focus, Jello Artifacts

Call it the price of progress: Low-priced dSLRs have made cinematic video mainstream, but they're no substitute for camcorders.

Day-and-Date Movie Releases Are Still Rare; Is a Change Coming?

Who needs the movie theater when viewers can stream HD video directly to their TV sets? The movie theater owners, that's who.

Cheesehead TV Streams to Fans Live From Packers Training Camp

Here's how one video site brought the circus-like atmosphere of Green Bay Packers training camp to thousands of die-hard fans, with tips for successful multicamera streaming.

The Streaming Media 100: The One Hundred Companies That Matter Most in Online Video in 2015

The list the online video industry waits for is here: It's Streaming Media's annual list of the biggest players around. These are the 100 companies charting the future during a time of transaction.

The List of the 100 Companies That Matter Most in Online Video in 2015

Discover our 2015 list of the 100 companies doing the most interesting and innovative work in streaming video. Now in its fifth year, the list shows a new maturity, a sign of an industry coming into its own.

Video Asset Management Systems: How to Choose the Right One

Whether they're called digital asset management (DAM), media asset management (MAM), or production asset management (PAM), they all help organize digital libraries.

User Experience: To Keep Viewers, Online Video Must Be a Joy

Great content is the main ingredient for any successful video, but a terrific user experience makes the difference between bland and bold. User experience comes down to one simple question: Is your product a joy to use?

SSIMWave SQM Review: Frustrating Video Quality Measurement

For compressionists who want to see the image quality differences a tool measures, SSIMWave can feel incomplete. An upcoming update may change that.

Editor's Note

Apple Loses Innovation Edge in Video; Now Amazon Takes the Lead

What happened to Apple as an innovator? For truly innovative streaming video hardware and software, look at what Amazon is doing.

Future in Focus

When Viewers Turn to YouTube for Brand Video, Brands Lose Out

There's a vast amount of user-generated brand-related original video on YouTube, but the brands themselves don't get any part of the action.

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