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ttconv Simplifies Subtitling and Captioning

Thanks to ttconv, a new format converter, adding timed text to video is becoming simpler and more efficient, and Facebook is already embracing it

Take the Content Delivery and Edge Compute Trends Survey

New survey explores the current content delivery landscape, with a focus on security and edge compute

Take the State of Enterprise Video Survey

New survey offers you a chance to tell us how your use of video for work has changed, and what you think the next few months will bring

How to Maximize Reach with Restreaming Solutions

If you want to maximize your reach without overtaxing your gear, then utilizing some cloud technologies to send your one upload to multiple destinations can multiply the reach of your content.

How to Licence Music for Streaming

Want to stream music online? Be prepared to deal with a labyrinth of licensing regulations. Here's an overview of music licensing for streaming, and scenarios to help you figure out what you need to do.

How to Create a Screencam-Based Video Lesson

Your guide to the best gear, strategies, and techniques for creating video lessons for work or school

Buyers' Guide to VOD Encoders

What's the best solution for your video on-demand encoding needs? That depends, but this guide will help you figure out which questions to ask.

The State of Corporate Video 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the adoption of corporate video, and while Zoom led the way, platforms like Microsoft Teams and Google Meet are doubling down.

The State of Media and Entertainment 2021

2020 was a year unlike any other. Can the OTT momentum be sustained in 2021?

The State of Video Ad Tech 2021

As ad-supported viewing grows, the industry grapples with three key challenges: privacy, workflow fragmentation, and scale

Q&A: Zoom CTO Brendan Ittelson

Zoom has become the go-to communications tool for everything from business meetings and conferences to online learning and virtual happy hours. We talk to CTO Brendan Ittelson about the company's remarkable growth and its plans for the future.

Elevating Remote Production in the Cloud

What's the best way to handle a multiday conference with one remote panel event after another, with about 5 minutes between them, maybe less? What if you add video playback, remote slide presentations, and the inevitable last-minute changes?

The Streaming Media Europe 101

Our annual list of the most innovative, influential, and interesting companies in the European online video market.

The Streaming Toolbox: FILMIC Pro, Bitcentral FUEL, Touchstream VirtualNOC

This installment of The Streaming Toolbox is all about remote control, for mobile devices, advertising, and network operations

The Streaming Industry Turns the Camera on Itself

In 2020, the streaming media has had to use our own tools to produce our own events. How'd we do?

The Algorithm Series: Digital Rights Management (DRM)

The math behind the magic of protecting live and on-demand streaming video content

How Does VVC Measure Up Right Now?

VVC today can be both useful and usable; let's hope that VVC IP owners can formulate a royalty policy that delivers the same.

5G's Future Is Broken. Here's Why We Need 6G

InterDigital, one of the chief architects of generational telecoms developments, says true immersive video experiences are a bust at 5G

AV1 Has Arrived: Comparing Codecs from AOMedia, Visionular, and Intel/Netflix

Within 24 months, hardware support appeared, encoding became affordable, and AV1 became a much more realistic competitor to HEVC. Here's how the currently available AV1 codecs measure up.

Streaming Forum Connect - How to Compete in an Overcrowded OTT Field

As people stayed at home over the last few months, OTT video moved into the spotlight like never before. Global giants like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, as well as local services, have reported skyrocketing usage, while new entrant Disney+ shook up the market with its launch in March.