Archive for the ‘Streaming Media’ Category

Why has Netflix’s Transition to 4k HEVC been so challenging so far

January 20, 2015 8:43 pm

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Netflix’s chief product officer, Neil Hunt, talks about Netflix’s switch to HEVC, or Ultra high definition, or 4K content, refers to the size of images in pixels in a stream. Full HD or 1080p content has images with 1920×1080 pixels while 4K has 4096×2160 px images.

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Streaming video advertising trends moving into 2015

January 8, 2015 11:53 am

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There are signs and new trends in video marketing that could lead to some interesting opportunities for media marketing, streaming hosting and streaming video developers. What we are seeing is a trend for autonomy, or away from external reliance and commonality, especially in video and mobile media.

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How to use MPEG DASH H.265 Video: the fast facts, main points and summary

January 6, 2015 11:35 pm

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MPEG’s Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP (DASH or MPEG DASH or H.265): Quick video container overview, a cheat sheet with all the basics.

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Why music fans need net neutrality

January 5, 2015 7:53 am

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Bands like Fugazi once warned of the influence of an industry principally controlled by “Five Corporations,” of a dystopian mass society where fewer and fewer voices speak to an ever larger and more passive audience. Now we’re down to just three major labels, and despite payola laws, those three companies keep a firm grip on what gets played on commercial radio.

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New Streaming Video Alliance is a good step towards industry standardization

November 18, 2014 11:34 pm

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The Streaming Video Alliance is just another sign that the evolution of streaming media is heading in the right direction. Consumers should come first, and online video distribution remains a complex endeavor and dark forest for many companies putting video online. 

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launching a beta project today: Radio Free Pacific

January 30, 2014 6:46 am

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    Radiofreepacific.com is a video hosting / streaming media industry aggregrator that pulls from literally 100’s of sources of video news outlets, video software, hosting, and CDN...

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The differences between HTTP downloading and true streaming

April 15, 2008 12:00 pm

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Downloading When a user wishes to view video on your site, there are several possible methods that can allow said user to see the video. The easiest method...

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Downloading better sound quality – Streaming audio primer

March 16, 2007 12:41 pm

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