The 2012 Streaming Media Europe 101
A healthy mix of European and U.S.-based companies make up our first list of the 101 most important companies in the European online video space.
Reliable UDP (RUDP): The Next Big Streaming Protocol?
New so-called reliable UDP solutions offer an alternative to TCP. But are they worth the time or money to implement?
MPEG DASH and HEVC: Do Standards Drive Innovation or Stifle It?
The talk at IBC was about MPEG DASH and HEVC, and that talk grew louder and angrier as the conference went on. Will standards lead to the end of the world as we know it?
How to Create a Video Strategy for Colleges and Universities
Captions, interactivity, and lifespan management should all be part of a comprehensive video strategy.
News Flash for Compressionists: Garbage in Means Garbage Out
Rigorous testing comparing encodes from lower-quality and higher-quality source material gives unsurprising, but much needed, results.
The 2012 Encoding and Transcoding Buyers' Guide
Discover the best hardware and software for video encoding and transcoding in the European market. We spotlight solutions from Thomson Video Networks, Envivio, AmberFin, CombiTech, and more.
Review: The Vitec Optibase MGW Nano
The Nano is a compact, quiet live streaming appliance, but its steep price will put it out of range for some companies.
Livestream Broadcaster Review: Deliver Rich Live Events for Less
This $495 device helps Livestream transition from a channel-based service to an event-based service.