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December, 2021

August, 2021

  • 20 August

    Take the Bitmovin Video Developer Survey

    Contribute to the one of the most valuable sources of industry data by completing the Bitmovin Video Developer Survey.  One of the most important information sources that I’ve come to rely upon is the Bitmovin Video Developer Report (2020, 2019, 2018, 2017). I’ve covered it for Streaming Media multiple times …

July, 2021

  • 25 July

    Speech-to-text In Premiere Pro – Fast, Easy, Accurate, and Free

    This video tutorial teaches you how to convert speech-to-text in Premiere Pro. I’ve been using Premiere Pro for more years than I care to think about, and most recent new features, as you’d expect with a mature product, are incremental. This new speech-to-text feature is absolutely an exponential addition that’s …

June, 2021

March, 2021

February, 2021

  • 4 February

    Beginner’s Guide to Buying a Camera for Live Streaming

    This post discusses factors to consider when choosing a camera for four types of live events. It’s adapted from training materials prepared for a live streaming boot camp I’m producing at Streaming Media Connect on Tuesday, February 23: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (ET) / 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (PT). …

January, 2021

  • 30 January

    Presentation Handouts

    There are the handouts from the last few Streaming Media Events. They’re typically long and very detailed, so provide a lot of data and other information. I’ve segmented them by subject and included the videos where available. I hope you find this information useful. Production and Delivery FFmpeg Visual Quality …

  • 30 January

    VVC to Have At Least Two Patent Pools (Access Advance and MPEG LA)

    As I recently reported in Streaming Media magazine, the 49 VVC IP owners assembled by the Media Coding Industry Forum (MC-IF) have chosen two patent pool administrators to form VVC-related pools; Access Advance and MPEG LA. While this is undoubtedly a positive step, it’s merely the first step towards clarifying …

  • 24 January

    Codec-Related Articles on the Streaming Learning Center

    Here are some of the most popular codec-related articles that I’ve written lately for this site, Streaming Media Magazine, and some other outlets. General The Streaming Codec Landscape in 2021 – (January 2021)  By any measure, 2020 was a hectic year for video codecs or the compression technologies that drive streaming …