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The Chinese Streaming Market Rife With Possibilities and Pitfalls

Western publishers that want to stream video to audiences in China need to overcome unique hurdles that are more political than technical.
Featured Articles, Posted 06 Dec 2017

IMF: One Format to Rule Them All or Just One More Format?

The Interoperable Master Format (IMF) offers the appeal of a universal distribution format for all video, but it's not quite there yet. Here's where development stands today.
Featured Articles, Posted 30 Oct 2017

Limelight and Qwilt Partner for Integrated Delivery Solution

Thanks to open caching tying together a CDN and last-mile delivery, viewers can expect lower-latency and improved service quality.
Featured News, Posted 24 Oct 2017

Streaming Forum '18 Call for Speakers Now Open

Sky's Jeff Webb will keynote the 2018 Streaming Forum, which will focus on "Building Smarter OTT Services." Want to speak at the event? Read on to find out how.
Featured Articles, Posted 13 Oct 2017

Can Better Monitoring Prevent a Replay of Class Action Against Showtime?

Showtime faces a class action after problems with the Mayweather-McGregor fight stream. Continual and complete testing might mitigate future brand damage if the issue was not with the content provider.
Featured Articles, Posted 12 Oct 2017

New Video Meetup Features Streaming Media Editors

The SMAdvancedForum video meetup looks to resurrect the spirit and substance of the Streaming Media Advanced Forum email list of yore, and launches this Thursday.
Featured Articles, Posted 04 Oct 2017

Ericsson Unveils MediaFirst Content Processing

Firm's media unit continues to innovate while looking for a buyer; MediaFirst Content Processing promises low latency via distributed cloud infrastructure
Featured News, Posted 07 Sep 2017

Measure it, Improve it: For Video Publishers, QoE and QoS are Critical

Today's market is too competitive for subpar experiences. If companies aren't monitoring quality of service and quality of experience, they're likely losing viewers—and profits.
Featured Articles, Posted 16 Aug 2017

Beyond TCP: Meet the Next Generation of Transport Protocols

Lower latency while increasing reliability: That's the promise of alternate transmission protocols that expand on TCP or simply replace it as the streaming transmission champ.
Featured Articles, Posted 15 Aug 2017

Latency: The Final Frontier for Streaming Video Entertainment?

Delays of up to two minutes can really destroy the live sports experience. Walled garden solutions aren't working, so it's up to CDNs to provide relief.
Featured Articles, Posted 15 Aug 2017

The 2017 Streaming Media European 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 the AUTUMN EU magazine - published 23rd August!
Featured Articles, Posted 15 Aug 2017

Voting Open in the 2017 Streaming Media European Readers' Choice Awards

It's time for you to cast your vote in one or all of our 17 categories in the only industry awards program in which the winners are decided by the people who use their products and services.
Featured Articles, Posted 06 Jul 2017

2017 Streaming Media Europe Readers' Choice Awards: Now Accepting Nominations

We'll be accepting nominations until 1 July for the only awards program in the industry where end users get to pick the winners in 17 categories from analytics to webcast platform.
Featured Articles, Posted 07 Jun 2017

CDN Market Pricing Down, but Overall Growth Continues

At last week's Content Delivery Summit, Dan Rayburn presented his annual survey of pricing and trends in the industry. Per-GB prices are down, but CDNs are making up for the drop with increased efficiencies and value-added services
Featured Articles, Posted 22 May 2017

Amazon, Netflix, and More Go Global With the Cloud

At NAB, execs from Amazon, Netflix, 20th Century Fox, and Warner Bros. shared their insights into how virtualized workflows in the cloud are helping them meet international demand
Featured Articles, Posted 11 May 2017

NAB 17 Codec Roundup

Netflix shared its encoding secrets, while Beamr, Capella, Haivision, Harmonic, Hybrid, and V-Nova showed off advances in HEVC, HDR, cloud encoding, and more
Featured Articles, Posted 05 May 2017

TV App Maker 24i to Debut Video CMS, SmartOTT Backstage, at NAB

Designed to sit between consumer apps and backend video systems, this CMS can collect, enrich, and organize metadata for better personalization.
Featured News, Posted 14 Apr 2017

How to: Dynamic Packaging

Need to reach the widest possible audience with the fewest encoding steps? Here's how nonprogrammers can use Wowza Streaming Engine to serve both live and on-demand video.
Featured Articles, Posted 13 Mar 2017

Commentary: Pointing Fingers in the Wrong Direction After AWS Outage

Sites and services that went down when an Amazon Web Services region failed shouldn't blame Amazon. They should blame their own poorly architected cloud infrastructure.
Featured Articles, Posted 08 Mar 2017
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