The skinny on Apple’s HTTP Live Streaming

Digital Content Producer just published an article that I wrote explaining the basics of Apple’s HTTP Live Streaming to the iPhone/iTouch platform, both how the technology works and your implementation options. I think that streaming to this platform will become essential over the next 12 to 18 months, as mobile viewership increases. For example (as…

How to demo to the press

Long day of demos at Streaming Media West. All very interesting, some suboptimal from the standpoint of effectiveness, so while I’m waiting for the Tiramisu I had after dinner to function like organic Ambien, I thought that I would write down some tips for sales and marketing types to consider before their next product demos.…

Fun, Fun, Fun at StreamingMedia West

At StreamingMedia West in San Jose where I debuted my new blonde ‘do to the adoring (OK, skeptical) crowd. That’s Tim Siglin on the left, Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen on the right and blondie in the middle. I started the show with a session entitled Producing H.264 for Streaming and Progressive Download (3 hours), and host an…