Moving Streaming Production to the Cloud
The first thing to think about when considering a move to cloud production as an alternative to traditional, centralized, on-prem production workflows is, why the cloud? It's because it has specific advantages for certain applications. Whenever you're thinking about the cloud, you need to be thinking about how it will benefit you and your productions.
IBC Show Moves to December
Citing vendor and attendee reluctance to attend a September event, and the need to guarantee health and safety, IBC announced that this year's event will take place December 3-6 in Amsterdam
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 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 Create a Screencam-Based Video Lesson
Your guide to the best gear, strategies, and techniques for creating video lessons for work or school
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
All In On NDI
Many people have gone all in on NDI. But how they use it can be very different from how you might want to use it.
Video Capture Dongles Buyers' Guide
When live streaming using video mixers like OBS, vMix, or Wirecast a capture dongle is the missing link between the camera and a notebook, providing access to titling, transitions, and effects. Dongles can run anywhere from $40 to $700; here's a look at how to pick the one that's right for you.
Walking with Daemons: BBC Imagines Interactive His Dark Materials
Latest BBC research into object-based media takes its cue from low-latency game streaming and puts data and compute as close as possible to the user device; uses BBC/HBO drama as example
The 2019 Streaming Media Europe 101
Our annual list of the most important, most innovative, and most interesting companies in the online video space
For Thought-Provoking Video, Forget About Slick Production Values
In a previous age, videoconferencing was bright, sterile, and unpleasant. It lacked the multi-sensory input that makes face-to-face meetings valuable.
Review: Adobe Premiere Pro Auto Reframe
Modifying aspect ratios and resolutions for multiple social media platforms can be time-consuming, but Adobe Premiere Pro's new Auto Reframe tool can save you hours of manual adjustments.
The State of Corporate Video 2019
Familiar names run up against challenges of scale, while new entrants search for adoption
OTT Moves Toward Microservices as Speed Becomes an Issue
Microservices architectures are central to the growth of OTT services, but they're widely misunderstood. Here's an intro to the major players.
Content Licensing Gets Complicated: Who’s Minding the Store?
The video ecosystem is getting more complex, so managing licenses manually is becoming impractical. Learn how publishers and broadcasters are turning to automation to solve the problem.
BBC Streams FIFA World Cup in UHD HDR, But Not to All Viewers
Live UHD streams of World Cup football over iPlayer are a BBC first, but HDR is not under the corporation's full control
HQ Trivia and the Race to Ultra-Low Latency Live Streaming
Live video is getting interactive requiring bidirectional communication with low latency. Companies like Ex Machina, Haivision, nanocosmos, and Wowza—as well as the SRT Alliance—are working on solutions.
The State of Video and AI 2018
The machines aren't taking over; they're just helping video publishers achieve their goals more efficiently and effectively.
How to Live Stream to Multiple Destinations
Reaching multiple viewing platforms with a single live video stream used to be impossible, but not anymore. Here's how to do it with Switchboard Cloud.