January, 2021

  • 16 January

    Webinar: Deploying DRM with the Wowza Streaming Engine and BuyDRM’s KeyOS Platform

    Announcing a free webinar on Thursday, January 28th at 2:00 PM EST. This webinar is designed for Wowza Streaming Engine (WSE) users who are adding digital rights management (DRM) to their live or VOD streams. It provides the technical background to understand how DRM works in the HTML5 environment and …

  • 16 January

    Dolby Finds That Streaming 101 Course “Enhanced Overall Productivity”

    When I launched my online course, Streaming Media 101: Technical Onboarding for Streaming Media Professionals, one of the first companies that signed on for multiple students was Dolby Laboratories, Inc. Several students came from the Enterprise Encoding division, which is headed by Senior Director David Trescot. This is the group …

  • 10 January

    Lesson of the Week: The New Rules of Codec Deployments

    Adoption of MPEG-2, H.264, and HEVC was almost automatic in some markets because implementors assumed that royalties would be reasonable and that the codecs would succeed. Two factors have changed those assumptions; the HEVC royalty mess and the formation of the Alliance for Open Media. This short video details how …

  • 10 January

    Train Your Streaming Media Professionals: Your Place or Mine?

    COVID-related travel and meeting restrictions don’t obviate the need for employee training. This article documents the four training options available for streaming media professionals from the Streaming Learning Center.  I created the Streaming Learning Center to help train streaming media professionals, particularly those involved in encoding, packaging, and delivering streaming …

November, 2020

  • 28 November

    New AV1 Training Course Teaches How To Encode with AV1

    A new Streaming Learning Center Course, Encoding with the AV1 Codec, teaches how to optimize AV1 encoding with four AV1 codecs (aomenc, libaom-av1, SVT-AV1, Aurora1). Available now for $99.95. If you’re looking for a structured AV1 training program to learn how to encode with AV1, this is it. Click here …

  • 27 November

    Webinar: Choosing a Codec in 2021 and Beyond: Archive Version Now Available

    Thank you to all who registered and attended. The archived version of this event is available here: registration is required.   Free Webinar: Choosing a Codec in 2021 and Beyond December 8, 2020, 2:00 – 3:00 PM EST Codecs like H.264 and AV1 are the key enabling technologies for all …

  • 25 November

    Free Video from Wowza Streaming Engine Training Teaches Streaming Basics

    Derrick Freeman’s new course, Getting Up and Running with Wowza Streaming Engine 4.8, offers three free videos. This one, entitled Video Streaming Overview, helps Wowza implementors who aren’t familiar with streaming get up to speed on the critical concepts. The video demonstrates Derrick’s methodical, leave-no-student-behind approach that will help all …

  • 23 November

    Streaming Media Bootcamps at Streaming Media University

    I’m teaching two boot camps (virtually) at an upcoming Streaming Media University event, one for VOD and the other for live streaming; each costs $199. The courses are designed for newbies who need to get up to speed quickly on these topics. If the courses sound familiar, I did teach …

  • 23 November

    Interview with Wowza Streaming Engine Training Course Creator Derrick Freeman

    The Streaming Learning Center just released a course entitled Getting Up and Running with Wowza Streaming Engine 4.8 by Derrick Freeman. In this interview, Derrick explains who the course is designed for and what students will learn in the course. For more information about the course, or to enroll, click …

  • 16 November

    Streaming Learning Center Announces New Course: Getting Up and Running With Wowza Streaming Engine 4.8

    Course created by Wowza Expert Derrick Freeman from Freeman Compression, Inc. Galax, VA, November 16, 2020 – The Streaming Learning Center today announced the availability of a new online course entitled Getting Up and Running With Wowza Streaming Engine 4.8. The course was created by Wowza expert Derrick Freeman and …