How I spent the First Half of 2013

Streaming Learning Center has been quiet for the last few months. Primarily, that relates to getting two large projects done, and making two presentations. The two projects were two books, Producing Streaming Video for Multiple Screen Delivery, and an upcoming Visual QuickStart Guide on Premiere Pro for the Creative Suite 7 version of that Adobe…

How streaming is more efficient than progressive download

I created this short video to illustrate how streaming is more efficient than delivering via progressive download. For illustrating the efficiencies of streaming, I used a file streamed via RTMP, but you can get the same benefit via chunk-based HTTP based technologies like HTTP Live Streaming (HLS), Smooth Streaming, HTTP Dynamic Streaming (HDS), or DASH,…

Final Cut Pro X 10.0.6 Review at OnlineVideo.net

I review the key features of the update and conclude: So where does this release leave Final Cut Pro X in the great panoply of professional editors? When first released, FCPX had serious deficits that simply prevented many producers from using the product. As many detractors crowed, it was more iMovie Pro than FCPX. If…

Article on Closed Captioning at Streaming Media Magazine

Here’s the intro: Though relatively few websites are required to provide closed captions for their videos, any website with significant video content should consider captioning. Not only does it provide access for deaf and hard-of-hearing viewers, but captions and the associated metadata can dramatically improve video search engine optimization. In this introduction to closed captions,…

Jan Ozer Interview at Streaming Media West

OK, so this is definitely a homer interview, but content is content right. Some night where you’re having trouble falling asleep, check out this video which reviews the highlights and key takeaways of Streaming Media West 2012. Topics include live streaming using the cloud, the exploding market for live stream applications, the Logitech Broadcaster Wi-Fi…