James Careless is a freelance technology writer whose work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, and elsewhere.
Articles for James Careless
Video Encoding: When to Use the Cloud and When to Stay In-House
28 Sep 2012
Get advice from Sorenson, Zencoder, and Encoding.com: When companies should encode and transcode their own content, and when it makes sense to send video to the cloud.
Up-and-Comer Vualto Hits the Ground Running
26 Sep 2012
It's only been around since February, 2012, but this video consultancy has been hard at work since day one.
London 2012: The Biggest Online Video Event Ever
18 Jun 2012
From the BBC to broadcasters in Germany, France, Spain, and across Europe, the online video coverage of the 2012 London Olympics will be unlike any other streaming event you've seen
Streaming to All Devices: Is it Worth the Expense?
06 Apr 2012
With the number of video formats and video-enabled devices growing, content providers are stuck with the extra cost and effort. Is being on every platform worth it?
Buyer's Guide: Microphones
15 Mar 2012
Top-notch audio is at least as important as quality video, and it all starts with the mic. Read on to find out what features to look for when making your microphone purchases.
Buyer's Guide: Cameras
13 Mar 2012
When it comes to choosing the right equipment for producing online video, it all starts with the camera. DSLR or Camcorder? We help you decide.
Buyer's Guide: Transport Protocols
29 Feb 2012
Comparing HTTP, RTSP, and RTMP, with a dash of MPEG DASH thrown in.
The State of Mobile Video 2012
29 Feb 2012
The 2012 Olympics and U.S. presidential election will join advancing technology to create a perfect storm for mobile video consumption
The State of Online Video Advertising 2012
29 Feb 2012
The online video advertising market has been slow to take off, but with the growth in tablet usage and social media—not to mention real-time bidding and other innovations in advertising networks and formats—it's finally moving toward maturity.
Buyer's Guide: Media Servers
28 Feb 2012
Your streaming server is the lifeblood of your business. Make sure you pick the right one for your needs.
Online Video: To 3D or Not to 3D?
01 Feb 2012
Does the wow-factor of 3D extend to online video? In this drama in five acts, we talk to the people working to make 3D streaming an attractive option for consumers.
Rating Online Video: How Major Corporations See the Industry
09 Aug 2011
What do major corporations think of online video? How do they rate its performance, and what more would they like to see it deliver? To find out, we spoke with employees from Ernst & Young, Lockheed Martin, Microsoft, and Wells Fargo.
MyVideoRights Thinks Big as it Expands Into the U.S.
11 Apr 2011
After great success in the U.K., MyVideoRights is working to manage usage of major content libraries in the U.S., with clients including the Reda Archives
NAB 2011 Sneak Peeks
04 Apr 2011
From AmberFin to VBrick, here's a sampling of some of the new products you can expect to hear about at next week's NAB show in Las Vegas.