Instant Replay: Streaming Media Connect November 2023
Streaming Media presented its 12th Connect virtual conference November 13 - 16, with media industry cartographer Evan Shapiro as host and MC. Shapiro kicked off the event with a dynamic keynote, digging deep into the Q3 earnings call data to hold the spin doctors accountable and giving an unvarnished view of the industry. Other highlights included The Future of Streaming with Shobana Radhakrishnan, Senior Director of Engineering at Google TV, and several panels covering topics such as Cloud Workflows for Streaming and CTV, Optimizing Live Streams at Scale, How Codec Patent Pools Will Impact Streaming in 2024, Making Live Streaming and VOD More Accessible, Live Streaming Technology Trends, and more.
The State of VVC Adoption and Implementation
If you're a video publisher who doesn't rank high in the VVC patent list, it's likely that you won't consider VVC until 2026 or later. If you're looking to augment your H.264 encodes with a more efficient codec before then, your most likely choices are HEVC and AV1, with LCEVC also an option. However, if you're a product or service provider in the streaming media ecosystem, it's long past the time to start considering where and when VVC is going to fit in for you and your target customers.
Netflix and the Challenges of Live Streaming
Brad Altfest of Agora discusses Netflix's move into live sports streaming and the challenges they and other established platforms face in managing large-scale live-streaming events.
The 2023 Streaming Media Europe 51
Our annual list of the most cutting-edge, influential, and dynamic technology companies in the European online video market.
Review: Moscow State University Video Quality Measurement Tool 14.1
Unlimited file analysis and Python interface highlight the new features
Netflix's Andrey Norkin Talks Future of AV1
Streaming Learning Center's Jan Ozer interviews Netflix Senior Research Scientist - Video Algorithms and Alliance for Open Media co-chair Andrey Norkin about several topics around the future of AV1, including the necessity of HDR for premium content producers, Libaom's focus on SVT-AV1, and more.
Pros and Cons of On-Prem, Cloud, and Hybrid Workflows
Where you host your workflows can make all of the difference. Experts from Signiant, Warner Bros., TV 2, and CNN break down the pros and cons of on-prem, cloud, and hybrid.
The 2021 Streaming Media Europe Readers' Choice Award Winners
It's our biggest Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards competition in years. 16 categories. Almost 200 nominations. Nearly 10,000 votes. So who came out on top?
The Shortlist: 2021 European Readers' Choice Finalists
The votes are in, and we'll announce the winners in October. In the meantime, here's the list of the top three vote-getters in each of our 16 categories.
Vote Now in the 2021 Streaming Media Europe Readers' Choice Awards
Make your voice heard in the only online video industry awards selected by you—the people who use these products and services every day.
The Streaming Media Europe 101
Our annual list of the most innovative, influential, and interesting companies in the European online video market.
Cutting Bitrates, Keeping Quality
In the COVID-19 era, the right approach can check both boxes, and decisions made in response to the current demand on bandwidth can have long-term business advantages for OTT services
Buyers' Guide to Essential Video Utilities
Any good compressionist needs tools to help reveal critical data about encoded files, from codecs and resolution to GOP structure and quality levels. Here's a look at some of the most useful.
The 2019 Streaming Media Europe Readers' Choice Award Winners
Who took home the prizes in the only awards program where the winners are chosen by the people who use the products and services every day? Read on!
The 2019 Streaming Media Europe 101
Our annual list of the most important, most innovative, and most interesting companies in the online video space