Choosing a Cloud Encoder-Video and Handouts

Click below to download the handouts from this session. Here’s the description. Cloud encoding has benefits like reduced CAPEX and instant scalability, but also some downsides. Jan Ozer discusses the types of encoding applications that suit cloud encoding, using case studies of companies who have switched. He covers considerations when choosing a cloud encoder, including…

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Webcasting Live Events with the Cbox P2 HD

I recently produced a tutorial about Winnov’s Cbox P2 HD, which is a great product for corporations, schools and other enterprises that hold frequent live events that combine a speaker, PowerPoint slides and other inputs. The unit can produce the event live, and create on-demand versions for most viewing platforms. I Here’s the intro from…

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New FFmpeg resource (and some old ones)

I’m allergic to command-line encoders like FFmpeg, so the Streaming Learning Center blog has very little to offer folks using this encoder when it comes to techniques and command line arguments. I just learned about a new blog entitled ReneVolution which is highly focused on FFmpeg; the link will take you to a post on…

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Excellent Android Best Practices Article on Encoding.com

Encoding.com just published a best practices article entitled, The Current State of Android and Video, A Full Overview & Best Practices of Android Video. The article first outlines the issues relating to encoding for Android delivery, and then discusses different alternatives for distributing to these devices, including Encoding.com’s own Vid.ly service. Topics covered include captioning,…

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