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.
DIY: Live Audio Streaming Using Icecast with FFmpeg
Building on previous DIY articles, this installment will walk you through capturing audio, encoding and packaging with FFmpeg, then playing out through the Icecast server you set up in the last article
DIY: Icecast Internet Radio Server
In the latest installment of our do-it-yourself series, we'll look at how to set up an Icecast server on an AWS cloud instance.
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.
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.
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.
Review: DJI Inspire 2 with Zenmuse X5S Camera
The DJI Inspire 2 sets a new bar for drones, and the Zenmuse X5S camera is on par with much pricier models. It might be overkill for live streaming, but combined with the drone and DJI's gimbals, it's well worth the price.
What Higher Education Can Learn From Podcasts: How to Go Long
Why do long-form video lectures get dull in a hurry, while long-form podcasts remain engaging? Because podcasts are built on conversations.
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.
Online Students Do Not Learn By Video Alone, Finds Study
Streamed lectures, it turns out, are a poor replacement for classroom learning. To help students absorb what they hear, add interactive activities to the curriculum.
Buyer's Guide to CDN Services 2016
From pure-play to piecemeal, CDN services offer significant benefits. Here are the major features to look for at a time when the lines around CDN services are getting blurred.
10 Essential Elements to Creating a Great Video Streaming App
From ad insertion to analytics, successful video app developers focus on more than just the content. Here's a roadmap to creating a successful app.
How to Choose a Live Streaming Schema
Whether you want a provider to handle everything or want to add cloud transcoding and packaging to an existing workflow, these are the questions you need to ask.
How to Encode and Deliver to Multiple ABR Formats
Use a single adaptive group, packaged differently for different targets, to keep encoding and storage costs down.
How Price-Sensitive Are Cord-Cutters?
Cord-cutters aren't ditching cable just to save money, and a look at the data reveals they'll pay top prices for premium content, whether that's live sports, business conferences, or education.
Educational Videographers Need to Make Time for Creativity
While the school year is a hectic one for video teams, it's important to carve out a few hours to meet together and think creatively about upcoming projects.
Streaming Forum 2016: Call For Speakers Now Open
The Streaming Forum is back in 2016, with a new location and a new focus on live streaming. It will be part of BVE's London Entertainment Week in February.
Survey: The Future of Encoding
What will the video encoding landscape look like in 2020? We're conducting a survey to find out, and in exchange for your input, you'll be entered to win a $100 Amazon gift card.
Review: vMix GO Portable Live Production Solution
vMix GO is an affordable, portable, SDI-based live production and recording solution that showcases the vMix 4K live production software, which, in my view, is probably the best software in the space that you've never heard of, though it is Windows-only.
How to Build Online Video Players
This guide explains the many options and features available for video playback, and details the coding required to create video players for any platform.