Telecine: MediaMelon SmartPlay Case Study

This article details how Brazilian OTT operator Telecine deployed MediaMelon SmartPlay and decreased bandwidth costs by about 42% while improving the MOS quality of the video delivered. SmartPlay also helped Telecine manage the 4X increase in demand due to COVID-19. This is the third and final story about MediaMelon SmartPlay. The first article describes how…

SmartTVs with AV1 Support Now Shipping

Would you design a SmartTV that couldn’t play UHD videos from YouTube? Me neither and designers from LG and Samsung apparently agree. I was researching codec support among smart TVs for upcoming training sessions at Streaming Media East and noticed that the 2020 version of the Samsung SmartTV supports AV1 decode. A quick search found an…

Third Five-Star Review for Streaming Media 101 Course

I created Streaming Media 101: Technical Onboarding for Streaming Media Professionals because there were few formal training resources for those producing streaming video or the tools and services that enable streaming media production and distribution. My goal was a course that would efficiently provide streaming media training to professionals on both sides of that fence…

Get Your Streaming Media Certification

If you’re onboarding new hires in streaming media-related positions, you now have an affordable option for providing and monitoring that streaming-specific training. If you’re a professional seeking to upgrade your skills and gain accreditation, you have that option as well.  Over the last few years, streaming media has become critical for entertainment and communications, with…