Webinar: Content-Aware Encoding-Applying Lessons Learned from Netflix’s Per-Title Optimization Blog Post

Webinar on Content-Aware Encoding; January 26, 2016 at 2:00 PM EST.  The ideal encoding ladder accomplishes two things-it creates great visual quality and uses the optimum amount of data, keeping audiences and finance happy at the same time. But what is the ideal encoding ladder?  At one extreme, in its post Per-Title Encode Optimization, Netflix…

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Live Encoding and Transcoding Techniques

Here’s the description, click below to download the handouts. Live event transcoding used to be simple: you did it all in-house and you needed capacious outbound bandwidth, all of which cost a fortune. Now there are more live encoding schemas than you can shake a stick at, including live cloud transcoding and packaging from traditional…

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Handout from Fine Tuning Your Adaptive Groups with Objective Quality Metrics

Here’s the description, click below to download the handouts. Fine Tuning Your Adaptive Groups with Objective Quality Metrics Location: Huntington Ballroom Choosing the number of streams in an adaptive group and configuring them is usually a subjective, touchy-feely exercise, with no way to really gauge the effectiveness and efficiency of the streams. However, by measuring…

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Transition from Flash to HTML5

Download the handout from this excellent session, with contributions from Jeff Tapper (Digital Primates), John Luther (JW Player), and Mike Callahan (Elemental).  Transitioning from Flash to HTML5 is a complicated matter involving a change in player and encoding format and, for some, even new DRM, captioning, and advertising insertion technologies. Learn the current status of…

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Encoding 2015: Codecs and Packaging for PCs, Mobile and OTT/STB/Smart TVs – Handout

Here’s the description: Click below to download the handout. As video resolutions increase and target playback platforms multiply, video producers must leave their H.264/HLS/HDS comfort zone and expand into HEVC, VP9, and MPEG-DASH. This workshop is divided into multiple segments by target platform to teach you the applicable standards and best strategies for delivering live…

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