March 2020 - Sourcebook
The State of Media & Entertainment Streaming 2020
Competition in live-streaming services has intensified, but there are warnings that consumers are nearing their limit. We look back on the last 12 months in our annual industry update.
Buyers' Guide to Live Streaming Platforms
Looking for live streaming services? Whether you're streaming church services, school events, enterprise meetings, entertainment content, or just about anything else, this buyers' guide has you covered.
The State of Video in Higher Education
2020 is shaping up to be another year in which educational video will undergo a deliberate, well-considered transition rather than any sort of revolutionary transformation. Here's what to keep an eye on.
How to Produce CMAF Output and Testing Playback
CMAF has reached maturity. Here's one way to go about using it, with AWS Elemental MediaConvert
Buyers' Guide to Essential Video Utilities
Any good compressionist needs tools to help reveal critical data about encoded files, from codecs and resolution to GOP structure and quality levels. Here's a look at some of the most useful.
Buyers' Guide to Low-Latency Solutions
If you need low latency, here's how to pick the technology solution that's right for you. But it's not a one-size-fits-all affair.
7 Rules for Mobile Multicam Success
As mobile devices have become more powerful and deliver higher-quality stills and video, it was inevitable that companies would emerge that leveraged these new technologies to produce multicam live-switched media production. So let's establish some ground rules for mobile multicam media production success.
How to Encode with LCEVC
Unlike other cutting-edge codecs coming to market, LCEVC will have an immediate impact on the streaming landscape. Here's how to use it.
Haivision SRT Hub Provides Alternative to Costly Satellite Links
Haivision SRT Hub is a cloud-based service for routing low-latency, secure and reliable media for broadcast contribution, production, and distribution workflows.
PTZOptics NDI Cameras & Wireless Cable Combo Designed for Flexible Live Streaming Environments
The PTZOptics SDI and NDI cameras are ideal for any live streaming business that is producing video content for their customers in a variety of scenarios.
StreamGear VidiMo Lets Any User Become a Video Director on Mobile
Together, the VidiMo Go hardware and VidiMo Show app turn a smartphone and HDMI video source into a fullfledged, handheld, virtual video production and transmission studio.