A leading expert on H.264 encoding for live and on-demand production, and as contributing editor to Streaming Media Magazine, has tested most cloud, enterprise and desktop encoding tools, worked with most online video platforms (OVPs) and live streaming services, and many webcast platforms.

eBay Embraces Enterprise YouTube

A funny thing happened on my way to writing a case study about eBay’s use of their enterprise YouTube. Specifically, the discussion transitioned from tech talk, like identifying channels and moderation workflows, to the social forces driving eBay’s d

HEVC Webinar Viewing Page

Update:  Due to the Internet outage that interrupted our webinar, I will not make the VOD webinar available. Instead, since I’m giving a similar talk at Streaming Media East in NYC on May 24, I’ll post that version once it’s available. This should be available by mid-June. Sorry for the delay. Here are the downloadable…

10 Tips for Creating Successful Branded Videos

My article, 10 Tips for Creating Successful Branded Videos, just appeared on Onlinevideo.net. It’s a fun and hot topic these days; launch a business, produce a video that goes viral and laugh your way to the bank. Well, it can happen, because it has, but being realistic is always a good start. That’s tip 1.…

Stream With Care: Simple Production Tips for Quality Results

My latest column for Streaming Media magazine is a must read for anyone who produces (rather than simply encoding) streaming video. Here’s the intro. Most seasoned compressionists know that you can’t have high-quality streaming media without quality audio and video. In honor of our production issue, I thought I would list the production techniques that…