A Basic Decision Model and Breakeven Analysis for Deciding Whether to Add a New Codec

On a LinkedIn post here, Johan Skaneby asked: Technical comparisons and documentation on different codec performance are very interesting and important, but all development of technologies are always closely related to market requirements and business models. My experience is that the challenge for decision-makers in existing and profitable distribution workflows is to understand the business…

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Bitmovin Licenses Training Content from the Streaming Learning Center to Include in Internal LMS

Bitmovin (https://bitmovin.com/) has partnered with Jan Ozer, a recognized expert in streaming media and encoding, to provide its new engineering and solutions employees with his Streaming Media 101 course (https://courses.streaminglearningcenter.com/). The course–which has been fully integrated into Bitmovin’s internal learning management system–provides industry-specific content that helps new Bitmovin employees quickly and seamlessly ramp up to…

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Presentation Handouts

There are the handouts from the last few Streaming Media Events. They’re typically long and very detailed, so provide a lot of data and other information. I’ve segmented them by subject and included the videos where available. I hope you find this information useful. Production and Delivery FFmpeg Visual Quality Metrics Per-Title Encoding Hardware Transcoding…

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