Hulu Adapting DASH for All Available Platforms

The DASH standard (Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP) is increasingly being implemented by premuim content distributors, though deployment is added on a device or platform-specific basis. In this transcribed interview between Streaming Media’s Senior Associate Editor Troy Dreier, and Baptiste Courdurier, a software development Lead for Hulu, you can read how Hulu is using DASH…

Choosing a Microphone for Webinars

The thing about webinars produced from your desk is that they seem to invite you to use poor quality gear. Yeah, you could setup an external microphone, but that mic on your webcam is just sooo convenient. Or, you think that a $15 lavaliere mic from Amazon will provide the absolute quality boost that you…

Simple Survey on HEVC Data Rates

One of the benefits of HEVC is supposed to be that it delivers the same quality of H.264 at 50% of the data rate. However, since there’s little data rate standardization, it’s tough to tell what that means. After all, it means one thing if you produce your H.264-encoded H.264 video at 2 mbps, quite…

Free Streaming Primer available for download

One of the most popular downloads from the Streaming Learning Center was our original streaming media primer. Now we’re releasing a new primer, covering the materials shown in the table of contents below. The primer is a component of my new Udemy course, Mastering the Adobe Media Encoder. It started out as a document to…

Review: Vidizmo EnterpriseTube

For this review of the Vidizmo EnterpriseTube, which just posted on Streaming Media, the lead says it all. Let me be up front about this. Vidizmo EnterpriseTube is the first corporate YouTube product that I’ve reviewed. So if you’re looking for a comparative analysis detailing how the product stacks up with other options, this, unfortunately,…