Comment: Is Fire TV Really Just Home Shopping Network in a Box?
As a connected device for viewing content, the Fire TV is nothing special—at least not yet. But as a way to get you to buy more stuff from Amazon, it could be the ultimate Trojan horse.
Forget 4K, Think 4D: Time Could Be a New Wrinkle in Online Video
Science fiction or science fact? 3D video was a bust with consumers, but 4D could add an exciting new dimension to streaming video.
An Image Consultant Gives Fashion Advice to Google Glass
If Google isn't careful, Glass could turn into the next Segway: Massively hyped technology that makes the user look like a dork.
The Codecs That Make UHD Video Possible: HEVC Vs. VP9
Which codec delivers better image quality? Which is more compatible? And what about Daala, the spoiler codec currently being developed from scratch?
Review: Panopto Lecture Capture and Webcasting System
This software-as-a-service solution lets companies and educators create libraries of on-demand content, or stream live to employees or students. We find it well-conceived, but difficult with longer files.
Enough with Desktop and Mobile: Let's Virtualise the Operator
What if Apple and Google joined forces for their greatest accomplishment yet: Creating robotic workers with all the flaws of the real things.
How to Produce High-Quality H.264 Video Files
It's time for an H.264 tune-up. Lean how choose the right encoding tool and optimize H.264 encodes for ideal quality and device compatibility.
Choosing a Video Player: Features and Specs for the Top Five
We examine off-the-shelf video players MediaElement.js, Video.js, jPlayer, Flowplayer, and JW Player to show which of these five favorites is the best for any situation.
What Your Video Strategy Can Learn From a Taco Truck
Keep your online video menu as limited as a food truck's menu, and as tasty as a side of rice and beans. And remember: Location is everything!
Colleges Need to Teach the Teachers to Produce Quality Video
Technical snafus can disrupt lectures and frustrate instructors. For strong results, colleges and universities need to think about training ahead of time.