Review: Sennheiser AVX Wireless System

The AVX wireless system.

I recently had a chance to test the Sennheiser AVX wireless sound system, using the handheld microphone. I have to say, it’s the best sounding microphone system I’ve ever tested. You can read my review of the system here, and check out a video and listen to the sound system below.

HEVC Advance Royalties: Onerous or Not?

There has been lots of discussion about how onerous the content royalties proposed by HEVC Advance are for streaming distributors. In this article, I analyze the impact of those royalties on HEVC adoption and usage using two models, the M-Go model, for single movie rentals, and the Netflix model. Surprisingly, when you consider the bandwidth…


Royalties on DASH? Say it Isn’t So!

Just a quick note regarding an article in Streaming Media Magazine that you should read entitled, An Unhappy Surprise: MPEG LA Is Forming a Patent Pool for DASH. As the article details, we’ve known for a long time that the Dynamic Adaptive Streaming Over HTTP (DASH) standard may include licensable IP. However, it’s been years since…