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Streaming Media East 2019 [7-8 May 2019]
Live Streaming Summit [7-8 May 2019]
Content Delivery Summit [6 May 2019]
Streaming Forum [26 February 2019]

Encoding/Transcoding
Articles

IBC '19: BT Sport Resets the Bar with 8K Live Demo

8K video might be years away for most consumers, but BT Sport's demo showed that the technology exists now
Featured Articles, Posted 14 Sep 2019

IBC 2019: Codecs Top the Agenda

Also trending: 8K TV, data-driven personalised content, and automated production solutions
Featured Articles, Posted 10 Sep 2019

Bitmovin: Codec Complexity is a 'Nuclear Bomb'

Video streamers want "broadcast-like" latency but device and codec complexity is holding back the entire industry, finds a new report from the company. Among other findings: 20% of respondents don't use any video analytics.
Featured News, Posted 05 Sep 2019

iSize Claims Massive Performance Savings for its Debut AI Codec

BitSave promises 70% bitrate savings via machine learning, and currently works with H.264, with H.264, H.265, and VP9 on the way
Featured News, Posted 27 Aug 2019

Announcing the State of Streaming 2019 Survey

StreamingMedia.com is undertaking the first-ever survey calculating the size and health of the entire streaming industry. Take a few minutes to answer our questions and you just might win a prize!
Featured Articles, Posted 26 Aug 2019

Readers' Choice Voting Deadline Extended Until August 23

It's time to cast your vote in the 10th-annual Readers' Choice Awards, the only awards program in the industry where the winners are picked by the people who actually use their products and services
Featured Articles, Posted 25 Jul 2019

Blackbird Plans Launch into Video Distribution

The firm is best known for postproduction, but its underlying compression technology is being commercialised to solve latency and buffering in live streaming
Featured Articles, Posted 17 Jul 2019

VVC and AV1 Show Efficiency Gains; MPEG Announces Third Next-Gen Codec

BBC R&D finds that AV1 produces better low-bitrate quality than HEVC, but the codec picture will get even muddier in 2020 as MPEG fast tracks VVC, MPEG-5 EVC, and LCEVC
Featured Articles, Posted 24 Jun 2019

Mainstreaming Targets New Lows in Encoding and Latency

Fresh funding expected to take MainStreaming's video delivery network into new territories
Featured Articles, Posted 29 May 2019

Encoding & Transcoding 2019: ATEME

Continuing our look at the major players in the encoding and transcoding space, we look at what ATEME has been up to.
Featured Articles, Posted 16 May 2019

Buyers' Guide to Video Quality Metrics

Video quality measurement is more crucial than ever. In this buyers' guide, we'll identify the most commonly used metrics and discuss tools that deploy them.
Featured Articles, Posted 20 Mar 2019

Buyers' Guide to Per-Title Encoding

Per-title encoding is now a required feature on most encoding platforms. Here's an overview of the features to look for, and how to get the most out of them.
Featured Articles, Posted 20 Mar 2019

How to Launch a Cloud Encoding Computer

Once you've launched an AWS EC2 instance, you'll wonder how you ever got along without it. This tutorial walks you through how to set it up.
Featured Articles, Posted 19 Mar 2019

How to Automate FFmpeg and Bento4 With Bash Scripts

With just a few beginner-level scripts, you can encode and package multiple filds to HLS and DASH output using open source tools.
Featured Articles, Posted 20 Feb 2019

DAZN, Sky to Keynote 2019 Streaming Forum

The London event is set for 26 February, and will also offer sessions on AV1, HEVC, ATSC 3.0, latency, and more. Registration is now open.
Featured Articles, Posted 19 Dec 2018

Encoding & Transcoding 2018: Part 3

We wrap up our survey of the encding and transcoding landscape with looks at Verizon Digital Media Services, Media Excel, Comprimato, Elecard, Capella Systems, Epic Labs, EuclidIQ, and NGCodec.
Featured Articles, Posted 14 Nov 2018

Encoding & Transcoding 2018: Part 2

We continue our survey of the encoding & transcoding market with looks at Encoding.com, Bitmovin, Brightcove, Beamr, Synamedia, and Ericsson/MediaKind
Featured Articles, Posted 12 Nov 2018

Encoding & Transcoding 2018: Part 1

Encoding and transcoding are at the heart of every OTT and online video workflow. The first article in this three-part series gives an overview of the technologies and a look at three major players in the space: Harmonic, AWS Elemental, and Telestream.
Featured Articles, Posted 08 Nov 2018

New Codecs Are Coming; Here's How to Evaluate Codec Evaluations

When comparing the video quality created by different codecs, consider the companies running the comparisons and the metrics they're offering.
Featured Articles, Posted 06 Nov 2018
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