In Defense of MPEG LA

Recent bad press received by MPEG LA seems to disprove the old adage that all PR is good PR. A few weeks ago, writing for Fox News, Steve Forbes said:
One example is MPEG LA—a patent pooling entity and owner of the MPEG-2 standard commonly foun

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New Udemy Review: “Great Introductory Course”

My online course, Video Compression for Web, Disc and PC/TV/Console Playback has been live on Udemy for a couple of months. After two quick five-star reviews, a third has finally come in from Daniel Suarez, as shown below. Thanks, Daniel! Interesting that you should ask about this, as I’ll be adding Adobe Media Encoder-specific modules to the…

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Love that Lowel TRIO

Last week, at my session Producing a Webcast from Soup to Nuts at Streaming Media East, Lowel Light Inc. was kind enough to loan me a Lowel TRIO light kit. I was looking for a light kit that I could setup in minutes, with focusable lights that I could use to demonstrate a number of different…

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