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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Upcoming Sessions at Streaming Media West

Here are all the sessions that I’ll be producing or participating in at Streaming Media West in two weeks. I hope to see you there. Monday, November 16, 2015 W1: Encoding 2015: Codecs and Packaging for PCs, Mobile and OTT/STB/Smart TVs 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. As video resolutions increase and target playback platforms multiply,…

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Think Flash is Dead? Think Again

So here I am preparing for an upcoming session at Streaming Media West entitled Encoding 2015: Codecs and Packaging for PCs, Mobile and OTT/STB/Smart TVs, and I wanted to determine the current market share of MSE and EME capable browsers. I started with a quick trip over to NetMarketshare where I displayed the Desktop Browser…

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