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September 30, 2020

Online Video News

Global Online Content Consumption Has Doubled in 2020, Says DoubleVerify

Connected TV and TikTok lead the way as consumers flock to online video for content and advertising

Streaming Media West Connect is This Week

We've got speakers from Netflix, HBO Max, Disney+, Hulu, Comcast, and more talking about all things OTT and streaming video next week. Registration is free! Read on to find out more.

Moving Picture, Audio, and Data Coding by Artificial Intelligence: "A New Way to Make Money"

New standards body MPAI plans to develop new specifications for data coding, using AI to bridge the gap between technology and licensing.

Featured Articles

Adventures in Remote Production

In the time of COVID-19, remote production has become a necessity. Here's a look at how four live streaming operations have dealt with the changes

8K: History Repeats Itself

With production challenge solved, smarter AI upscaling and enhanced codec technologies will enable 8K streaming to the home—inevitably.

AV1 Has Arrived: Comparing Codecs from AOMedia, Visionular, and Intel/Netflix

Within 24 months, hardware support appeared, encoding became affordable, and AV1 became a much more realistic competitor to HEVC. Here's how the currently available AV1 codecs measure up.

Class Act

Are Schools Missing the Podcast Wave?

Podcasts have swelled in popularity. So why aren't more schools and universities riding the rising tide?

The Producer's View

It's Time to Retire PSNR

Peak signal-to-noise ratio is poor predictor of subjective video quality. So why are PSNR comparisons used in almost all codec comparisons?

Industry News

Transcoding Enhancements within Telestream Vantage Set New Standards in Media Processing Technology Integration

Telestream makes it easier to integrate state of the art HDR, color processing, frame rate conversion and more into Vantage transcoding workflows

Venera Technologies announces partnership with KnoxMediaHub for integration of Quasar, its Native Cloud QC solution, with KnoxMediaHub cloud-based MAM & Distribution Platform

Quasar now supports the seamless QC of content processed and distributed on the KnoxMediaHub platform

AVer Information Inc. USA Releases Free PTZ Management Software

Solution Provides Complete Control of AVer Pro AV Cameras From Your PC