VP9 is the successor to VP8, the video codec that Google open sourced and included in WebM. It’s also the only major competitor to H.265/HEVC. In a series of blog posts last week, Google detailed the final release schedule for VP9 and a few other implementation details. These posts also indicated that YouTube plans to…Details
Review: Dish Network’s Hopper With Sling Is the One to Beat
The latest Dish DVR offers integrated Sling functionality and wireless iPad transfers. After thorough testing, we call it a winner.
Ken Santucci, a professor at George Mason University’s Volgenau School of Engineering, teaches Concepts of Multimedia Processing and Transmission, a class so popular, that it has a waiting list each semester. When choosing a textbook for the class, Santucci chose Jan Ozer’s new book, Producing Streaming Video for Multiple Screen Delivery. “The choice was simple,”…Details
OK, a bit melodramatic, but today at Adobe Max, the company’s annual creativity conference, Adobe announced that they were killing the suite to sell the Creative Cloud product which is only available via a periodic license. The primary benefit to the user is that updates are incorporated when available, as opposed to the 18 month…Details
Streaming Learning Center has been quiet for the last few months. Primarily, that relates to getting two large projects done, and making two presentations. The two projects were two books, Producing Streaming Video for Multiple Screen Delivery, and an upcoming Visual QuickStart Guide on Premiere Pro for the Creative Suite 7 version of that Adobe…Details
I was the opening act for NAB 2013, speaking at at 8:00 AM on Saturday morning for the Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE). The talk was on Producing for Multiple Screen Delivery and a surprisingly enthusiastic group of around 300+ broadcast engineers showed up despite the hour (you can download the handout below). Not to…Details
New book helps streaming producers navigate the confusing waters of live and on-demand delivery to multiple platforms, covering both adaptive and single file delivery. Galax, VA – April 2, 2013 – The Streaming Learning Center announced the immediate availability of Producing Streaming Video for Multiple Screen Delivery. Written by streaming producer and compression expert Jan…Details