August, 2022

  • 9 August

    Streaming Veteran Jan Ozer Joins NETINT as ASIC Adoption Accelerates

    I’m joining NETINT’s marketing team and will continue to write, speak, publish, and maintain and expand the courses at the Streaming Learning Center.  Vancouver, BC – August 8, 2022 – NETINT Technologies today, announced the hiring of Jan Ozer in the role of Senior Director, Video Technology Marketing. In this position, Ozer will lead industry …

July, 2022

  • 19 July

    SLC Releases Free Course: Introduction to Streaming Media

    Announcing a free course entitled Introduction to Streaming Media. As the name suggests, the course introduces students to fundamental concepts of streaming media. The course includes just under 100 minutes of instruction in 16 lessons with twelve quizzes to test retention. Students who complete all lessons and earn a 100 …

May, 2022

April, 2022

  • 27 April

    New Codec 2022 Lessons Added to Streaming Media 101 Course

    Just a quick note that I’ve updated the course, Streaming Media 101: Technical Onboarding for Streaming Media Professionals, with new codec lessons for H.264, VP9, HEVC, AV1, VVC, LCEVC, and EVC. Each lesson, which vary in length from 12 to 20 minutes, covers the topics shown in the agenda below. …

March, 2022

  • 9 March

    Introduction to Streaming Media for Non-Technical Staff

    I’ve launched a new course entitled Introduction To Streaming Media for Non-Technical Staff. As the name suggests, the course introduces non-technical employees to fundamental concepts of streaming media. The basic concept is that even if you’re not an engineer, you should know what a codec is, why H.264 is still …

January, 2022

  • 14 January

    Review Finds FFmpeg Course on Udemy Amazing

    Few things please a course creator more than positive reviews and it’s been a good week for them. This one is for my FFmpeg for Adaptive Bitrate Production on the Udemy site. My goal for this course was to focus on the “why” as well as the “how.” So, students …

  • 14 January

    “Wonderful Course” for New Media Professionals

    This software development manager found Streaming Media 101 “worth taking” for all new media professionals.  I’ve never met Spoorti Hallur from Xperi Corporation in person (we’re connected on LinkedIn), but I’m guessing she’s a glass-half-full kind of person. At least she seems that way in the fabulous review she just …

October, 2021

  • 22 October

    Creating Compelling Lessons with Screen Recording Software

    screen recording software

    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

    connect a microphone to a camcoder

    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 Software-Based Streaming Encoder for VOD

    Buyers Guide: Choosing a Streaming Encoder for VOD

    This entry-level article describes what an encoder is and how to choose one and focuses on VOD, not live. It was derived from a lesson in my Streaming Media 101 course, which teaches you the skills and techniques to succeed in a streaming media-related role. Click here for more details …