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October 14, 2020

Online Video News

H.264 Still Dominates Streaming Industry, According to Bitmovin Report

The latest Bitmovin Video Developer Report reveals shifts in business models, ad insertion technology, and codec usage

Featured Articles

Review: Wirecast Gear 420

In 4 days of testing with multiple severalhour productions, the Wirecast Gear 420 proved stable and responsive even when pushed to the edge.

Solving the OTT Worfklow Puzzle

With so many moving parts in the streaming workflow, are best practices even possible? Five industry leaders share their insights into how to make all of the pieces fit

Short Cuts

CMAF and DRM at Hulu, Netflix, and Disney

Netflix's Cyril Concolato, Hulu's Nick Brookins, and Disney's Bill Zurat discuss how the three leading OTT services approach DRM and the role CMAF plays in this clip from their panel at Streaming Media West Connect 2020.

What Low Latency Is and How to Measure It

VideoRx CTO Robert Reinhardt explains what low-latency streaming means in different scenarios and how to measure it from glass to glass in this clip from Streaming Media West Connect 2020.

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

TVU Networks Launches Turnkey Production Package with Camera Crews and Live Pool Feeds for Broadcasters Looking to Cover U.S. Presidential Race Remotely

TVU Networks has announced a turnkey production package for broadcasters looking to cover the U.S. Presidential 2020 election remotely without sacrificing reporting or technical quality. The package includes: camera crews at various U.S. locations, equipm

Ultra-low Latency Live Streaming Goes Mainstream