By now you’ve probably heard that Final Cut Pro X lacks many features that professionals need, including the ability to load Final Cut Pro 7 projects, multicam support, plug-in support, OML or EDL support and tape output. Judging from the noise on bl
I thought I would share a video that Adobe just posted on their vision for professional video. The speaker is VP Jim Guerard, a thoughtful, impressive guy that I’ve met several times. Here are some of the statistics Jim discussed (which I cribbed fro
I have to say that Google’s support for Flash on the Android platform always seemed like a case of strange bedfellows to me. After all, Google is the company that paid over $100 million for On2 just to open source the VP8 codec (as WebM), reviving th
Some early reviews for my new book, Video Compression for Adobe Flash, Apple Devices and HTML5, have been published, and I wanted to share them here.
One of the first was from Douglas Dixon (http://www.manifest-tech.com/blog) which he published both
Here’s a video I produced for OnlineVideo.net that shows how a free tool called MPEG Streamclip, which runs on both the Mac and Windows platforms, can trim and perform other edits and save the result without re-encoding your file. It can be incredibl
I like making money as much as the next guy, but the last three or four consulting clients all shared a problem so basic that I was almost embarrassed to take their money. Specifically, they came to me concerned about poor video quality, and the
I chatted with Peter Cervieri of Scribe Media at Streaming Media East in New York City last month. Peter was kind enough to ask about my new book, Video Compression for Adobe Flash, Apple iDevices and HTML5, which I describe in this excerpt.
On Tuesday (5/24), as part of an upcoming review of Sonic Foundry’s Mediasite rich media communications program, I participated in a webinar from Madison Wisconsin. Here’s the description: Sonic Foundry is proud to host live streaming expert Jan Ozer who literally wrote the book on digital video. He’s been teaching courses on streaming video for…
HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) is an adaptive streaming technology created by Apple for streaming to iDevices, and submitted by the company to the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) for more general use. Over the last two months, both Google and Adobe have added HLS support to key products in their portfolio, which probably means that…
On Tuesday, March 29, I held a webinar entitled, Encoding Best Practices for the Enterprise. The attendees learned: – How their streaming files compared to prominent Media, B2C and B2B sites. This segment presented the results of a survey of the codec and streaming configurations deployed by top network and corporate web sites, including which sites supported…