Hey, What Happened to Adobe Encore?

Looking for Adobe Encore on the Creative Cloud? It’s not easy to find. Here’s an intro to a story that I wrote for Streaming Media Producer about Encore’s demise, and how to find it on the Creative Cloud. So, there I was, starting to run some tests on a brand new HP Z820 with 12/24…

Brightcove Video Cloud Live Review is Up!

My review of the Brightcove Video Cloud Live service is up and running on StreamingMedia.com. Basically, I reviewed the service so I could work with the Zencoder Live Transcoding service, which worked flawlessly; it’s a really nice service. The service Brightcove built around the service was functional, but had some flaws and rough edges which…

How to Webcast with YouTube Live

This review of YouTube Live recently appeared on www.streamingmedia.com. It’s a good overview of how the system works and my experience with it. I recently produced a webinar on YouTube Live using Telestream Wirecast, and wanted to document the experience. This isn’t a full, bang-it-till-it-breaks comparative review, it’s more of a CliffsNotes pictorial of what’s…

Onstream Vs. Livestream: Which Is Better for Online Events?

This Streaming Media article explores the difference between live streaming service providers like Livestream and YouTube Live and webcasting services like Onstream and MediaPlatform. Here’s the intro. I recently kicked off six streaming-specific webinars. My motivation? To sell copies of my new book. Rather than market through book reviews and bloggers, I decided to reach…

Review: Onstream Media Webcasting Service

This review is up on the Streaming Media website. Here’s the introduction. Onstream Media’s webcasting service provides a soup-to-nuts system for broadcasting PowerPoint slides and talking-head video to a computer-based or mobile audience, with interactive elements such as Q&A, polling, and surveys, with registration facilities at the front end and analytics at the back end.…