Review: Ant Media Server (Enterprise Edition)
This review will highlight Ant Media Server and many of the features supported with the streaming server. Viewers will also learn how to configure the WebRTC streaming server on Amazon Web Services and how to get up and running with delivering live streams and video-on-demand streams.
The 2023 Streaming Media Innovation Award Winners
The 15th annual Streaming Media Europe Innovation Awards competition—formerly known as the Readers' Choice Awards—returns with 13 categories. With nearly 10,000 votes, who are the finalists? And who are this year's winners?
Practical Approaches to Sustainable Streaming
In this article I'll expand on prior sustainability approaches, detail reasons to consider additional areas of power-consumption optimisation, and invite diverse stakeholders across streaming workflows to engage with Streaming Media magazine, GoS, and like-minded stakeholders in a mid- to late-2023 initiative around the LESS Accord, with an overall goal of readers recommending measurable best practices for consideration by September 2023.
Streaming Media’s Trendsetting Products and Services of 2023
A detailed guide to Streaming Media's Trendsetting Products and Services of 2023.
A Broadcaster's Cloud Migration Primer
This article offers a primer on how a traditional broadcaster could start to move services to a cloud provider. I spoke with an engineer from a government-owned European television station and subscription service who agreed to walk us through the process without direct attribution.
Streamticker: The Biggest Streaming Media Mergers & Acquisitions of 2022
A look at the streaming industry's most notable mergers and acquisitions of 2022, from WarnerBros-Discovery to Microsoft/Activision to Limelight/Edgecast to Dolby/Millicast to Telestream/Encoding.com and more
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.
Adventures in the Movieverse: Web3, Blockchain, Eluvio, and the Future of Streaming
The movie-watching experience has entered an unprecedented and thrilling new era of full-immersion entertainment with the arrival of a pioneering, living NFT and Web3 offering from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, Extended Edition. This Web3 movie event is fueled by Eluvio, a developer of blockchain-based 4K streaming and ticketing technology and the self-described "blockchain home for crypto content."
Q&A: Brightcove CEO Marc DeBevoise
The new Brightcove CEO talks about helping enterprises act like media companies.
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 Streaming Toolbox: Tedial, Frequency Studio, Mlytics
The set of tools I'll explore in this article will help you orchestrate workflows, create FAST broadcasts, and do multi-CDN worldwide live streaming management. Using all of these tools, you could get your own channel up and running and deliver it everywhere—even in China. These set of tools were demo'd for me. In order for me to test an application, vendors need to provide dummy data, and not everyone can make it available within our editorial timeframe.
Cloud vs. On-Prem vs. Hybrid Streaming Workflows
Everything streaming is moving to the cloud, right? Not so fast. Where you keep your content and do your work depends on your own particular circumstances. And on-prem is by no means dead.
Announcing the 2022 Streaming Media European Innovation Awards
We've renamed our annual readers' choice awards, but it's still the only awards programme in the industry that gives a voice to the people who matter most—the ones who actually use these products and services every day. We're now accepting nominations in 16 categories, until 24 June.
Is FTP Really Dead? Tell Us In a New Streaming Media Survey
We're doing research into the state of file transfer, and we need your input. Just for taking the Media and Broadcast File-Transfer Workflow survey, you'll be entered into a drawing to win a DJI Mini SE drone.
Video Editing in the Cloud
There are many cloud-based editing solutions available, nearly too many to count. Who should consider using them and why? How can you tell them apart? That's what we'll cover in this article.
Beyond Software: Hardware Processing for Streaming at Scale
Whether you use the cloud or a hybrid solution to encode your live or on-demand streaming content, high-efficiency hardware-based encoding has come of age. This article explores the math and science behind these at-scale solutions that are not only good for business, but also good for the environment.
Have Cloud-Based Workflows Improved Streaming Latency?
Streaming Video Alliance's Jason Thibeault and NENT Sport Nordic's Martin Bergstrom discuss the impact of ascendant cloud workflows on streaming latency in this clip from Streaming Forum Connect 2021.
Challenges of OTT Cloud Migration
ITV's Vinay Gupta and castLabs' James Hynard discuss some of the roadblocks encountered in the partially completed journey to fully cloud-based OTT workflows in this clip from Streaming Forum Connect 2021.
IBC: We've Been Apart for Too Long
The international focus of events like IBC generate a sense of excitement and a critical mass of activity that drives the whole industry forward. That momentum has been noticeably lacking in 2021, and it's time to get the ball rolling again.
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?