Enough About HTML5 Video Already!

My latest column at Streaming Media Magazine. Here’s the teaser: HTML5 video appeals to “tree-hugging, sandal-wearing standards lovers,” says Jan Ozer, and he’s sick of hearing about it. Here’s the lead: I was speaking recently with a new consulting client from the U.K. It was a typical job: The client was starting a video-centric instructional site…

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Encoding for Adaptive Streaming

Adaptive streaming technologies like Adobe’s Dynamic Streaming, Microsoft’s Smooth Streaming, and Apple’s HTTP Live Streaming, use multiple encoded files to deliver the optimal viewing experience to video consumers watching on a range of devices, from mobile phone to workstation, via a range of connections, from FIOS to cellular. Though there are differences in implementation, all…

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New Review Calls Ozer Book a Home Run

Or, to be precise, the reviewer, Sundiata Cowels, say that I “hit the ball out of the park” (which won’t fit in a headline). Here’s the opening paragraph: The passing of Hurricane Irene (and the resultant power loss for five days) gave me ample time to catch up on my reading (by candle light no…

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Be Your Own Compression Consultant

So. You’ve decided to add video to your website. Now it’s time to configure the streams.You’re either working with your own streaming server, or using an online video platform (OVP) that lets you configure your streams, so now you’re trying to figure out the best resolution, data rate and H.264 encoding parameters for your file…

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RAM Requirements for Adobe CS5.5

This article is the second of a series on configuring your Windows workstation for producing with Adobe CS 5.5. The focus of this particular article is the optimal RAM configuration for both a single CPU and dual CPU system for producing with Premiere Pro and Adobe Media Encoder. Figure 1. The HP Z400, our single…

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Ozer Releases Online Training: Producing Great Video with the Adobe Media Encoder

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan Ozer Streaming Learning Center 276-238-9135 jozer@mindspring.com www.streaminglearningcenter.com   Ozer Releases Online Training: Producing Great Video with the Adobe Media Encoder New online training workshop helps Adobe CS5.5 producers efficiently encode top-quality video for streaming, iDevices and optical media Galax – August 30, 2011 – The Streaming Learning Center announces the immediate…

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