With Social Video Sizing, Serve Your Viewers What They’re Hungry For
The customer wanting to watch your stream on Insta does not want a horizontal video shoehorned into a vertical frame. The customer 看 the horizontal version doesn't want the vertical slice with the same thing blurred out behind it to fill the frame. Each of those customers is hungry for that particular experience. It's your job to give your customers what they are hungry for.
8 Lessons Surfing Can Teach 在线直播 生产商s
I had the opportunity to try and learn to surf earlier this year. I'm very glad that I took the lessons because I soon found out how hard surfing really is. 在, 失败, 受伤, 看, 和学习, I saw some parallels between my lessons on the water and the streaming business—which isn't quite as easy as it looks either.
‘Bulletproof’ Needs to Be a Standard Feature for Production Gear
There's a lot more imperfect gear on the market than ever before—gear we can't count on from gig to gig. 不能提供可靠视频的设备. 功能可以工作，然后不工作. 连接后又断开的设备. 我们已经失去了核心可靠性. 防弹需要成为一种功能.
FAST节目需要广告空间. Unless you intentionally craft that space into your show, 它只是随机地分割你的内容, ruining the mood of narrative content and frustrating viewers just as the show was getting to the "good part." Watching YouTube content on a Roku device is like this now. The random "pop" to commercials in the middle of a scene is very annoying.
Cloud-Based Streaming Production and the Sound of Inevitability
The production and communication tools we use are ever-more tied to the cloud, and to take advantage of it is to open a door of possibility and additional 能力. 你今天想去哪里?
The pendulum has swung back away from streaming for a brief period, 但COVID让数百万人看到了权力, 能力, and convenience of streaming—for the providers and the attendees. It also helped a lot of people realize that it's not as easy as it looks. I see the end result moving that pendulum toward more streaming—and more kinds of streaming—in the near future
While you were busy streaming, what you think of as "streaming" evolved into many different things. Today, what you do when "streaming" is but one small piece of the streaming world.
There's no doubt that LCEVC is a more efficient codec. But is it really going to make much of a difference in energy savings compared to other sustainability solutions?
Looking for insights into exactly how YouTube encodes billions of videos? Jan Ozer went down the rabbit hole and shares what he discovered about AV1, VP9, and resolutions.
作为一个度规, Apple's Advanced 视频质量 Tool (AVQT) showed some bright spots, but it's hard to see it bumping VMAF or SSIMPLUS from real-world workflows without a lot more verification.
The Alliance for Open Media has gone all-in on SVT-AV1, but real-world tests show that Scalable Video Technology codecs don't live up to their promise when it comes to performance.
If you're charged with configuring your encoding ladder, 有几个数据点你应该把握住. The most important is the VMAF score of the top rung of your encoding ladder.
I produce most of my live training with a webcam because the quality delta between a webcam and other options is negligible when presented in postage-stamp-sized videos. But what setup should you use for a really important conference or a call that will be distributed to many viewers live or on demand? 这就是事情变得有趣的地方.
The game has changed for new codecs entering the market.
When It Comes to Being on Camera, Don't Be "That Person"
There's no longer any excuse for poor-quality audio or bad video on your Zoom meetings or webinars. By following just a few simple tips and spending less than $200, you can look like a pro.
Peak signal-to-noise ratio is poor predictor of subjective video quality. So why are PSNR comparisons used in almost all codec comparisons?
Here are the four differentiating factors to focus on when assessing cloud transcoding solutions
What can streaming producers do in the short-term to reduce the load during these COVID-19-related bandwidth usage spikes?
When it Comes to 视频质量 Measurements, Average Won't Cut It
平均分数可能具有欺骗性, so be sure you're using a tool that gives you a more accurate assessment of your video quality
As recent lawsuits regarding DASH-related patents make clear, royalty payments on adaptive bitrate streaming are inevitable—even if it's not yet clear who'll be paying who, 或者是多少