Why I like VQM better than PSNR or SSIM

Author’s notes: 1. VMAF is now my metric of choice.  2. Since the first publication, I converted SSIM to decibel form using this formula from the Video Codec Testing and Quality Measurement : -10 * log10 (1 – SSIM) As it turns out, the results are the same (no comparisons in red) but now they…

A Thunderbolt Primer

The Thunderbolt port on a MacPro lets it function as a highly capable live streaming system.
Thunderbolt can be a very useful expansion option for streaming and other video production, particularly if you are producing on a Mac workstation or laptop.

Producing Live Events, Master Tip 1: Keep Striving

Total Webcasting is a webcasting service provider out of New York that produces dozens of events a month, and thousands since its inception in 2007. Total Webcasting is unique in that it produces virtually all events for its customers, while owning the streaming server and content management system used for live and on-demand delivery, providing the…

Producing Live Events, Master Tip 2: Know Your SPFs

Total Webcasting is a webcasting service provider out of New York that produces dozens of events a month, and thousands since its inception in 2007. Total Webcasting is unique in that it produces virtually all events for its customers, while owning the streaming server and content management system used for live and on-demand delivery, providing the…