Spring 2013 (Sourcebook)
Safety Instructions: Please Read Before Streaming
Streaming video online and flying a plane might not have much in common, but that doesn't stop Streaming Media's publisher from offering a few helpful pre-flight tips.
An Instragram for Video? No Thanks, Says the Industry
Take a step back and see that the online video industry has grown up. It's more concerned with what works than what's sexy.
The State of the Streaming Industry 2013
Online video consumption grew massively in 2012, and leading video platforms are preparing for even more expansion in 2013.
A Buyer's Guide to Live Encoders
What used to be a simple choice has become much more complex as output options and viewing devices have multiplied.
The State of Multiscreen Delivery 2013
TiVo and Liberty Global battle for the home; BBC readies VOD store; ITV bets on micropayments; Sky's pre-emptive VOD strike; and European indies embrace YouTube.
A Buyer's Guide to Streaming Appliances
When is a streaming appliance a good addition to an online video workflow? Read on for the answers, as well as the different types of streaming appliances.
A Buyer's Guide to Cloud Transcoding
For both live and on-demand video transcoding, there are compelling reasons to move to the cloud. Read this before making a decision.
A Buyer's Guide to Format Conversion Tools
Do you need to transrate, transcode, transmux…or all three? Here are four essential questions to ask before making a purchase.
A Buyer's Guide to Non-Real-Time Hardware Transcoders
File-based hardware solutions present a unique set of decision points. Some offer faster-than-real-time encoding, even with ad insertion.
A Buyer's Guide to Enterprise Video Platforms
Every company wants an affordable and useful ‘YouTube for the enterprise'; here's how to pick the right approach for your organization.
A Buyer's Guide to Content Delivery Networks (CDNs)
Where have all the CDNs gone? None of the most prominent CDNs want to be thought of as CDNs anymore. What does that mean for buyers or for the industry?
A Buyer's Guide to Multiformat Streaming Media Servers
MPEG DASH is the biggest factor to consider -- or is it? Here are the key features to know about before making a decision.
A Buyer's Guide to Cellular Multiplexers
Forget the sexy form factor and look deep inside the technology. Here are the three questions to ask before buying a cellmux.
Preparing for IPv6, a New System for Internet Addressing
The move to IPv6 is certain to be painful. Here's what the streaming industry needs to know about device-level addressability in an everything-connected world.
Encoding for Multiple Devices
Reach viewers no matter where they are. Check out these strategies for reaching the most devices with the smallest number of files.
Produce a Professional-Quality Webcast
It's all about finding the right technologies and creating the best workflow, especially when streaming live video.