Buyers' Guide to Encoding Appliances 2019
Software encoding, especially in the cloud, is all the rage these days. So why stick with on-premises hardware? There are good reasons for keeping operations in-house.
What Is Streaming?
A high-level view of state of streaming media in 2019, and the concepts and and technologies that make it work.
Video: Video Engineering Toolbox: The Last Two Feet, Part 1
RealEyes CEO David Hassoun discusses Beamr View, Telestream Switch and other tools you can use to test playback for your streaming content in this clip from his presentation at Video Engineering Summit at Streaming Media West 2018.
Haivision Releases Makito X4 4K With 8 Core Encoding Engine
This latest upgrade has similar power requirements as the original model, yet promises a 16x increase in performance.
Solutions Abound for High-Volume Live Video Cloud Transcoding
Streaming Media West provided a look at new options for demanding live cloud transcoding jobs. Here's a rundown for those who couldn't be there.
ATSC 3.0 and the Future of Broadcast Television: OTA Meets OTT
A new television standard, expected to debut in live broadcasts by 2020, brings the best of streaming—such as 4K video—to over-the-air delivery.
Product Spotlight: VisualOn Media Platform (VMP)
VMP is the ideal all-in-one media solution for content providers and service operators on all client devices as well as ODMs who want to incorporate the best technology into their devices.
Video: Key Considerations of Migrating to VP9 for Live Encoding
In this clip from Video Engineering Summit 2018, Twitch Senior Video Specialist Tarek Amara discusses the three key factors Twitch considered before migrating from H.264 to VP9 for live encoding: legal risk, decoder support, and compression gain.
A Video Codec Licensing Update
The fragmented, frustrating future of HEVC licensing dominated discussion at the Media Coding Industry Forum's recent meeting, which attempted to influence licensing for the upcoming Versatile Video Codec.
Product Spotlight: Epiphan Pearl Mini
Epiphan Video's Pearl Mini delivers pro-quality live event video production.
Encoding and transcoding are at the heart of every video service and solution, and the codec and format landscape has never been more crowded. Publishers are wringing the most efficiency out of H.264 while making the move to HEVC/H.265 and VP9/AV1—and then there are innovative proprietary codecs to consider. On top of all that are considerations like video optimization, bitrate ladders, and per-title encoding.
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Orginal Broadcast Date: Sep. 27, 2018