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.

Will MPEG-4 Fly?

Strong market forces are pushing for a standards-based resolution to the high-profile battle of proprietary streaming technologies pitting Apple’s QuickTime, Microsoft Windows Media Technologies, and RealNetworks’ RealMedia against one another. Broadcasters are seeking a unified standard that will allow them to use a single delivery method for both traditional programming and Internet offerings. Many publishers…

Down With Wintel, Man – A Modern Day Fable

It was a small, tastefully lit shop on the east side. The NC-terminal was strategically placed, towards the back, telephone cables barely visible. The price tag hung, like a war medal, over the monochrome terminal and sleek, designer keyboard. “Network Computer – $500 (monitor not included).” Candles and incense burned on the podium – I…