OnlineVideo.net has an excerpt from Jan Ozer’s book: Video Compression for Flash, Apple Devices and Html5 where the three main types of video streaming are discussed: Streaming (“True Streaming”), Progressive Download and Adaptive Streaming, . If you are new to the world of video streaming, this article is an excellent …Continue reading »
Dan Rayburn of Streamingmedia.com discusses the issue of commoditisation on a recent blog and contends that it is not a “dirty word” but a healthy trend that allows vendors to demonstrate how their technologies are acquiring mass acceptance and scaling to meet increasing demand:
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Writing on Streamingmedia.com, Tim Siglin reviews the recently released Flash Media Server 4 and discusses some its newer features, including support for multicasting and HTTP streaming:
“Adobe’s Flash Media Servers have undergone a radical set of changes in the past few revisions. FMS version 2 offered numerous iterations. …Continue reading »
The Streaming Media conference moves to London on 14th-15th October this year. The event comprehensively covers all aspects of on-line video delivery technology and will benefit all those involved in delivering, supplying or analysing this increasingly important (and complicated) arena, including:
- Executives, directors, producers, and engineers involved in the creation,
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In this StreamingMedia.com article, Tim Siglin discusses whether WebM and the VP8 codec are genuinely open source compliant and the possible risks via Google’s use of a ‘poison pill’ clause that attempts to indemnify them from the risk of patent infringement lawsuits:
“…we’ll look at what needs to happen …Continue reading »
Adobe has announced support for HTTP Dynamic Streaming:
“The release of the Adobe® Flash® Player 10.1 and Adobe AIR® 2 runtimes introduces support for HTTP Dynamic Streaming for on-demand and live video streaming online. This new delivery method enables on-demand and live adaptive bitrate video streaming of standards-based MP4 …Continue reading »
Encoding.com has recently announced support for HTTP streaming to iPhones and iPads, providing another alternative to Flash-based video delivery for DAM technologies.
“What is iPhone / iPad HTTP Streaming? Designed into iPhone OS 3.0, the built-in video player now supports adaptive bit rate switching during playback. As a user watches …Continue reading »
Tim Siglin, chairman of Braintrust Digital and co-founder of business consultancy Transitions, Inc. provides an excellent overview of HTTP streaming and related technologies, providing readers with what they need to know in order to harness this popular hybrid delivery approach.
“Of all of the terms, though, the one that seems …Continue reading »
Session and keynote videos from the Streaming Media West And OVP Summit Conference held in San José in November 2009, are now available online via the StreamingMedia.com website, covering the business of online video and the technology of streaming, downloading, Webcasting, Internet TV, IPTV, and mobile video.
“All of the …Continue reading »
This is the third in a series of three articles on media streaming. See the first article, Using Streaming Media With Digital Asset Management Systems. and Streaming Video Formats For Digital Asset Management exclusively on Digital Asset Management News.
In the last article in this series, Naresh Sarwan, digital …Continue reading »
This article is the second article, in the series, starting with Using Streaming Media With Digital Asset Management Systems and ending with: What Streaming Media Player Should Be Used With Digital Asset Management Systems?
For audio, MP3 is generally the format of choice as it is ubiquitous and widely supported, …Continue reading »