[Editor’s Note: Michael has taken down the video, so the link below does not work.] When you’re a streaming producer, you can’t help but watch other streaming videos with a critical eye. Here’s one from Michael Katz of Blue Penguin Development, who teaches professional service providers how to position themselves as “likeable experts.” It’s a…Details
I reviewed Livestream Broadcaster in early July. Because I don’t have 4G service near my rural home, and don’t have a 4G modem, I didn’t test the unit for broadcasting over 4G. One online reader didn’t see these realities of my small town lDetails
If you work with Compressor long enough, you’ll have to learn to transfer a compression setting from one computer to another. In this short post, I’ll describe how. This is the second iteration of this blog post; the first time I showed the hard way, this time, the easy way. The first way showed more…Details
[Editor’s Note, 7/20/12: After we published Jan’s article, he received a note from Colleen Henry, Video Hacker, Google Video Infrastructure, with further recommendations for encoding for YouTube. We’ve added that information as an addendum at the endDetails
This is our second in a series of enterprise encoder reviews; in this review, we test Telestream Episode Engine. By way of background, Episode Engine is the highest performing option in the Episode family, with unlimited parallel batch encoding, SpliDetails
So there I was drinking my morning coffee, perusing ESPN.com, and I saw a link to training videos of our American Olympic hopefuls. I’m as patriotic as the next guy, so I clicked the link, and the video opened to full browser window playback. I smirkDetails
Here’s how it begins. Livestream Broadcaster is an exceptionally easy to configure and use live encoder that produced very good quality over a range of relevant bandwidths. The only significant negatives are that the unit doesn’t work with the older Livestream system, and doesn’t currently offer adaptive streaming, though Livestream promises to address the latter…Details
Livestream was kind enough to supply a review copy of their Livestream Broadcaster box, which I worked with today. The review will appear in Streaming Media Magazine; this short snippet will give you an idea of the quality that the unit produces and some of my initial impressions.