Let’s meet in London!

I’ll be attending and teaching several workshops and seminars at Streaming Media Europe in London during the week of October 15-17th. If you’re interested in attending, you can get a 10% discount by clicking here and entering priority code SME10 for the discount to Streaming Media Europe and/or sister conference the Video Infrastructure Summit. Here…

I’m Saying Adios to F4V

I’ve been working on a consulting project involving video on-demand adaptively distributed to Flash and iOS clients via the Adobe Media Server. The job is being run by John Simmer of Web Learning Solutions, and I was brought in by my buddy Stefan Richter of the TheRealTimeWeb.com. I was charged with creating presets for the…

Choosing an Enterprise Encoder

Gave a presentation today to the Adobe Media Server Users group on choosing an enterprise encoder. To view the presentation itself, click here. You can download the 50+ page handout below. Here’s a description of the presentation. This session will discuss factors to consider when choosing enterprise video encoding systems from the likes of: Digital…

YouTube uses FFMPEG for encoding

I guess for many producers, the title is akin to “there is no Santa Claus,” or “the Republican Party’s top priority is reducing taxes for the one-percenters who fund their PACs;” obvious facts, and just not news. On the other hand, for many other producers, confirmation that YouTube uses FFMPEG might mean that they should…