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Articles

V-Nova Announces Perseus Version 2, to Debut at NAB Conference

A lighter Perseus codec will help content providers save money with greater encoding density, while streaming higher-quality video over any network.
Featured News, Posted 03 Apr 2017

Why Mixed Reality Is the Future of Immersive Broadcasting

Intel and Microsoft are among those building tools for a merged reality video experience that could be streamed directly to the home.
Featured Articles, Posted 22 Mar 2017

The State of 4K and HDR 2017

4K video is gaining traction and changing production workflows, but viewers aren't dazzled by higher resolutions, anymore: Look for HDR to have a bigger impact on consumers.
Featured Articles, Posted 27 Feb 2017

The State of MPEG-DASH 2017

Standardization fosters innovation, and MPEG-DASH is making huge strides. Learn the rapid steps DASH took in the past 12 months, and why nothing can stop its future.
Featured Articles, Posted 22 Feb 2017

Latency Sucks! So Which Companies Are Creating a Solution?

It's one of the biggest challenges facing live video streaming today, and it's remained frustratingly stubborn. Explore the technical solutions that could finally bring latency down to the 1-second mark.
Featured Articles, Posted 09 Feb 2017

Lost in Time: The Future of Immersive Media

A high-concept game show devised by members of The Matrix visual effects team, produced in Norway, and being sold by the makers of The X Factor could herald the future of multi-screen entertainment.
Featured Articles, Posted 18 Jan 2017

What the Nokia-Apple Lawsuit Means for the Streaming Industry

If Nokia's standards infringement lawsuit prevails over Apple, the costs could be steep to any company relying on H.264 or even HEVC. Here are the issues at stake.
Featured Articles, Posted 30 Dec 2016

The Shift to 4K Video: What Does it Mean for the Network?

Consumers are demanding 4K, so now it's up to operators to provide support. But how long will it take for everyone in the pipeline to get 4K-ready?
Featured Articles, Posted 18 Nov 2016

Another Nail in Flash’s Coffin: CDN Support Rapidly Dwindling

By this time next year, Flash support from the major content delivery networks will have virtually ended. Here's where Flash stands today.
Featured Articles, Posted 17 Nov 2016

Nanocosmos' H5Live Player Offers Reduced Latency in Live Streaming

The Berlin-based company developed H5Live in response to customers that requested live end-to-end streaming services including a server environment
Featured Articles, Posted 21 Oct 2016

The 2016 Streaming Media Europe Readers' Choice Awards Finalists

The votes are in and counted, and here are the finalists—the top three vote-getters in each category. Check back for the winners in November.
Featured Articles, Posted 19 Oct 2016

IBC Wrap: IP Lifts Media Into a Phase of Experimentation

IP and IT are transforming the broadcast industry, causing seismic shifts in both technological and business strategies, say execs from EBU, ITV, IABM, and Ericsson in this look at the most important trends coming out of IBC 2016
Featured Articles, Posted 14 Sep 2016

Harmonic Claims 50% OTT Performance Improvements with EyeQ

Unveiled at IBC 2016, EyeQ is the product of eight years' research and several filed patents, and will be released in the fourth quarter.
Featured News, Posted 08 Sep 2016

Voting Now Open in the 2016 Streaming Media European Readers' Choice Awards

The nominations are in, and it's time to cast your vote for the best of 375 products and services in 18 different categories.
Featured Articles, Posted 30 Aug 2016

VP9 Finally Comes of Age, But Is it Right for Everyone?

Publishers and encoding companies alike are beginning to embrace VP9, Google's open source codec. Here's how it stacks up on quality and data rates.
Featured Articles, Posted 23 Aug 2016

Infographic: Next-Gen Video Formats

OTT decision-makers are bullish on HDR, HFR, VR, and 4K, according to results of a survey by Streaming Media and Unisphere Research
Featured Articles, Posted 23 Aug 2016

The Decline of the Standards-Based Codec—and Good Riddance

Online is different from broadcast and doesn't need formal standards. HEVC isn't considered by many online video streamers, as the future belongs to VP9 and AV1.
Featured Articles, Posted 23 Aug 2016

Making the Case for Government-Mandated Online Video Standards

Will there ever be one ring to rule them all? it's time for the online video industry to take a page from TV and create interoperable standards.
Featured Articles, Posted 23 Aug 2016

2016 Streaming Media Europe Readers' Choice Awards: Now Accepting Nominations

We'll be accepting nominations until 29 August for the only awards program in the industry where end users get to pick the winners. This year, we've added new categories, including VR/360° video and enterprise.
Featured Articles, Posted 01 Aug 2016
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