AOMedia Delivers on SVT-AV1's Promise
With the recent launch of version 1.0, SVT-AV1 appears to have caught up with libaom in quality, with very definite performance advantages. Its two-pass rate control is tested and proven. If you're creating an AV1 encoding workflow today that emphasises encoding speed and quality, SVT-AV1 should definitely be on your short list.
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.
Review: YoloLiv YoloBox Mini
The YoloBox Mini is a compact, single-source streaming encoder and recorder with the ability to do some audio mixing, overlay a sports scoreboard, social media content, logos, and lower-thirds. It's not a multi-camera live-switching tool like the original YoloBox or the YoloBox Pro. I consider it more of a YoloStream than a YoloBox, but this 5" screen device is so compact and light, it certainly is "Mini."
The 2022 Streaming Media Innovation Award Winners
We've counted all the votes, and we're thrilled to announce the winners of the 2022 Streaming Media Europe Innovation Awards. This year's 14th annual awards saw more than 1,500 voters cast more than 10,000 votes for products nominated in 14 categories.
Why the Edge Matters in Streaming
The term that summed up Streaming Media East this year was "edge computing," a nascent idea that draws from streaming architectural concepts from the late 1990s but also has its roots firmly planted in the middle of the pandemic era we've just passed through.
The Closed Circle
Long gone are the days of three-channels-only broadcast entertainment options in most countries, yet we remain nations of cord-cutters. Whether we swore off OTA because of monthly costs, fixed schedules, or intrusive advertising, OTT has largely won out because viewers clearly wanted something else.
Interview with Alexander Leschinsky, Co-Founder and Managing Director, G&L Geißendörfer & Leschinsky
Alexander Leschinsky talks data sovereignty, sustainability and the state of the streaming industry.
Interview with Philip Radley-Smith, CEO, i2i Media
i2i's CEO talks adding value with AI, new working dynamics, and recruitment.
Interview with Stef van der Ziel, Founder, Jet-Stream
Stef van der Ziel discusses workflow orchestration, ultra-high-quality and edge use cases, and the importance of data protection
Live Streaming Interactive Content: A New Landscape
Despite the comeback of in-person events in 2022, online audience engagement remains important with a steady demand for interactivity in live streaming.