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October, 2021

  • 22 October

    Creating Compelling Lessons with Screen Recording Software

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    This article details how to plan, record, edit, and produce a lesson with screen recording software. So, you’ve been charged with producing a screencam-based training lesson for your organization and you’re wondering where to start. Well, you’re in the right place, because this tutorial will tackle the hardware and software …

  • 22 October

    How to Connect a Microphone to a Camcorder or DSLR

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    This tutorial teaches you how to connect a microphone and soundboard to a camcorder and DSLR for live and on-demand video production. This article was derived from a lesson in my Live Streaming Bootcamp course, which teaches you the skills and techniques that optimize the quality of your webinars and …

  • 19 October

    Buyers Guide: Choosing a Streaming Encoder for VOD

    Buyers Guide: Choosing a Streaming Encoder for VOD

    This beginner-level article describes what an encoder is and how to choose one. This article focuses on choosing a streaming encoder for VOD, not live. It was derived from a lesson in my Live Streaming Bootcamp course, which teaches you the skills and techniques that optimize the quality of your webinars …

  • 11 October

    Announcing Updates to Video Quality Metrics Course

    Just a brief announcement that I’ve updated the course, Computing and Using Video Quality Metrics: A Course for Encoding Professionals, that teaches encoding professionals how to measure and apply metrics like VMAF, SSIMPLUS, MS SSIM, SSIM, and Apple’s AVQT. The updates include: Lessons on computing and applying Apple’s AVQT metric. …

  • 1 October

    New Course for Sales and Marketing Professionals New to Streaming Media

    The course teaches the technology and market knowledge necessary to effectively market and sell streaming-related products and services Just a brief note to announce the Streaming Learning Center’s newest course, Streaming Media 101: for Sales and Marketing Professionals. The course provides the technology and market knowledge necessary for new marketing …

  • 1 October

    Streaming Learning Center Releases Streaming Media 101: For Sales and Marketing Professionals

    The course teaches the technology and market knowledge necessary to effectively market and sell streaming-related products and services Christiansburg, VA, October 1, 2021. The Streaming Learning Center today announced a new online course entitled Streaming Media 101: for Sales and Marketing Professionals. The new course teaches sales and marketing professionals …

September, 2021

  • 20 September

    Another Five-Star Review for Streaming Production Course

    These two students found the streaming production course, Streaming Media 101, quite helpful.

    I’m pleased to report another five-star review for the streaming production course Streaming Media 101: Technical Onboarding for Streaming Media Professionals. So far, the course has been taken hundreds of times with eleven reviews, all five stars. Here’s what the latest review, from Lasse Bronsholt, had to say. The Streaming …

  • 14 September

    Streaming Learning Center Presents Webinar on Remote Production Workflows

    Webinar Highlights Three Remote Production Workflows to Enable Attendees to Choose the Best Alternative Here’s the webinar; links to the handouts are below the video window. Thanks to Corey, Anthony, and John for pulling together the information and delivering three great presentations. Corey’s handout here: Anthony’s handout here: John’s handout …

July, 2021

  • 29 July

    Panel Discussion on Advanced Video Compression and Applications

    I’m appearing on a panel next week at the SPIE Optics and Photonics Conference entitled Advanced Video Compression and Applications with a host of encoding luminaries. The panel will be streamed on August 3, 2021, at 3:30 PM PDT, but only registered guests can watch the Zoom feed (you can register …

  • 13 July

    New Macintosh Lessons Added to Streaming Media 101

    Just a quick post to advise potential students that we’ve supplemented the course Streaming Media 101 : Technical Onboarding for Streaming Media Professionals with five new Mac-based lessons, which are: Installing and using MediaInfo for the Mac Installing and using MP4 Bitrate Viewer Installing and using Apple’s Advanced Video Quality …