2017 Streaming Media European Readers’ Choice Awards Winners
The readers have spoken, and now we're ready to announce the top players in our 17 categories. Which companies provided the best streaming services this year? The winners are...
Cellular Bonding for Live Event Streaming: The State of The Art
To catch up on the past, present, and future of cellular bonding, we spoke with executives from four companies that manufacture and distribute cellular bonding products and services.
Measure it, Improve it: For Video Publishers, QoE and QoS are Critical
Today's market is too competitive for subpar experiences. If companies aren't monitoring quality of service and quality of experience, they're likely losing viewers—and profits.
Beyond TCP: Meet the Next Generation of Transport Protocols
Lower latency while increasing reliability: That's the promise of alternate transmission protocols that expand on TCP or simply replace it as the streaming transmission champ.
When Online Video Is Everywhere, What Will Be Left to Innovate?
The very systems the streaming video industry is now working to create could make the area both omnipresent and invisible. Now that's a scary thought.
AV1 and Legal Challenges: Does the Codec Have a Future?
Some of the best minds in the streaming industry say AV1 will be challenged by infringement claims, but some of the best minds could be wrong.
Online Video Publishers Take a Hard Pivot at 2017 Newfronts
This year's newfront presentations marked a shift in thinking by online video publishers. They're not going to create series that win against Netflix, so they'd better focus on what works.
HDR: The More Bits, the Better
Apple's new Macs feature 10-bit HEVC decoding for HDR video viewing. To understand why that's important, it's worth a look at an old technology—film cameras.
Latency: The Final Frontier for Streaming Video Entertainment?
Delays of up to two minutes can really destroy the live sports experience. Walled garden solutions aren't working, so it's up to CDNs to provide relief.
Catch the Buzz: Drone Racing Is the Next Frontier for Sports
Drone racing is the latest esport moving from hobbists to mass appeal. Fast-paced events are help around the world, but live streaming remains an obstacle.
Review: Softvelum Nimble Streamer Is Flexible and Well-Featured
Publishers looking to stream live video in multiple formats should take a long look at the Live Transcoder function of Softvelum's Nimble Streamer.