Now that mobile devices are such an important target for most producers, does it make sense to start encoding all H.264 footage using the Baseline profile? From the tests that I performed this week, encoding all footage using this profile might save encoding and storage resources with minimal loss in quality. Gosh, it’s hard to…Details
Love it, hate it, however you look at it, two years after its initial introduction, iPad owners still don’t get the same experience as Flash-based desktops. So Bubba Watson was in a playoff at the Masters with Louis Oosthuizen. Fate conspired against me, and I was pulled away from the TV on the second playoff…Details
Jan Ozer passes on several key tips on framing panels and applying the rule of thirds (and when to break it) gleaned from his recent gig webcasting the national J Street conference on Israeli-Palestinian relations.Details
Blackmagic Design’s H.264 Pro Recorder ($499) performs a small set of functions reasonably well, including archiving footage to H.264 format at its native resolution and producing H.264 files for Apple TV, the iPad/iPhone 4, and uploading to YouTubeDetails
I’ve produced multiple webcasts, but they’ve been primarily small events produced locally, usually as a volunteer or to provide a testbed for video switching or encoding-related projects. When I was contacted by Brendon Winters, a principal of EventDetails
If you’ve been waiting to pick up my book Video Compression for Flash, Apple Devices and HTML5 until it’s available in digital format, wait no more. The book is available for Kindle and you can find it here for $19.99, a savings of about $10.00 over the print edition.
Let me re-iterate that if you are delivering a live event, or videos online, then this book is a must – plain and simple. Another very positive 5-star review of my book, Video Compression for Flash, Apple Devices and HTML5, from Andy Stevenson. After describing the content, the last two paragraphs state: The icing on…Details
Go in-depth with NBA League Pass and find out why this streaming service has friends in high places — including the Oval Office.Details