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Biographical Information
Jan Ozer
Contributing Editor

Jan Ozer (janozer@gmail.com) is a streaming media producer and consultant, a frequent contributor to industry magazines and websites on streaming-related topics, and the author of Video Encoding by the Numbers. He blogs frequently at streaminglearningcenter.com.

Articles By Jan Ozer

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

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

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

AV1: A First Look

FFmpeg 4.0 gives many video engineers their first chance to test the new AV1 codec against H.264, HEC, and VP9. The results? In our tests, quality was impressive, but glacially slow encoding times make AV1 a non-starter for most publishers.
Featured Articles, Posted 04 Dec 2018

Inxpo Studio: Reviewing the Premium Tier Webinar Platform

For outstanding results with online marketing, sales, and training web webinars, look to Inxpo Studio. This review explains how to get up and running.
Featured Articles, Posted 04 Dec 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

Testing HEVC: Please Take a Moment to Help Measure Performance

Early testing of HEVC playback in HLS showed positive but inconsistent results. We need StreamingMedia.com readers to step up and help provide more data.
Featured Articles, Posted 05 Sep 2018

Per-Title Video Encoding: The Time to Get Started Is Now

Now widely available, per-title encoding makes whatever codec publishers are already using more efficient by creating a custom optimized encoding ladder.
Featured Articles, Posted 21 Jun 2018

How to Measure Video Encoding QoE

An insightful new service called Mux Data makes quality of experience monitoring and analysis easy. This illustrated guide explains how to use it when diagnosing problems big and small.
Featured Articles, Posted 24 Apr 2018
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