The 20th annual Streaming Media West conference takes place November 2-3, 2017 in Huntington Beach, CA, with pre-conference workshops on November 1. More information at www.streamingmedia.com/west.
Limelight Networks' Charles Kraus describes the obstacles to real-world 4K delivery while the industry pushes 4K screens everywhere, in this clip from Streaming Media East 2017.
Brightcove's Matt Smith explains how to meet the challenges of live event streaming from technical to QA to process issues to securing bandwidth in this presentation from Live Streaming Summit.
Yahoo Director of Engineering Satender Saroha discusses latency issues particular to VR streaming to mobile and technical measures to address them.
Google Chrome's Matt Frost explains why YouTube uses VP9 "down the resolution stack"--not just for HDR and 4K--and explains how better-quality encoding benefits watch times and ad revenues.
Trending Videos from Streaming Media East 2017
C103: Implementing Methods For Reducing Video Bitrates While Retaining Quality
Moderator: Mark Donnigan, Beamr; Prem Bangole, Gogo; Samir Ahmed, Fandango; Jeremy Morrison, Deluxe Entertainment Services Group
How Do You Choose a Codec With Technology Always In Flux?
Beamr's Mark Donnigan, Deluxe's Jeremy Morrison, Fandango's Samir Ahmed, and Gogo's Prem Bangole discuss the challenges of providing encoding services for HD, HDR, and 4K as the codec landscape continues to shift and evolve.
DT101A: How to Apply Content-Adaptive Encoding to Reduce Bitrates Up to 50% Without Any Loss in Quality
Mark Donnigan, VP, Marketing, Beamr
D104 - Feeding An Army- How To Build A Live Video Platform For 30,000+ Concurrent Channels
VR vs. 360: What's the Difference?
Scott Mayerowitz, Digital Storytelling Editor at the Associated Press, breaks down the differences between "VR/Virtual Reality" and "360," two terms often used interchangeably.
WELCOME & OPENING KEYNOTE: Hulu
Tian Lim, Chief Technology Officer - Hulu
What's the Best Way to Test Video Encoding Quality?
Streaming Learning Center's Jan Ozer compares four approaches to testing video compression quality in this clip from Streaming Media East.
How to Improve the User Experience for OTT and TVE
FOX Sports Go SVP Clark Pierce discusses the importance of user experience in delivering a next-level TV experience with TVE and OTT services, and suggests some effective ways to get there.
Interview: David Eisenbacher, EZDRM
Trending Videos from Streaming Media West 2016
What's the Best Codec for 4K Compression and Delivery
Twitch's Tarek Amara discusses the pros and cons of different codecs for video compression and delivery for live streaming and VOD.
HLS vs. MPEG-DASH in 2017
Who is adopting DASH and who is sticking with HLS, and why? Execs from Viacom, Sinclair, Float Left, and Brightcove discuss the current and coming state of DASH.
How to Build a Roku Channel
In Part 1 of this two-part Roku Direct Publisher demo, Roku's Bill Shapiro provides a step-by-step guide to building a channel to reach an audience.
What is the Biggest Driver for Live Streaming Growth?
While experts agree that live sports is currently doing more to drive live streaming growth than any other vertical, panelists from Live Streaming Summit explore other factors, such as "live TV."
Technical Challenges of Effective VR 360 Delivery
Richard Lucquet of Verizon discusses the ongoing impediments to processing and delivering a truly immersive 360 VR experience using existing technologies.
How to Monetize Your Roku Channel
In Part 2 of this two-part Roku Direct Publisher demo, Roku's Bill Shapiro demonstrates how to monetize your Roku content.
Best Streaming Platform
Young Turks CBO Steven Oh and Legendary Digital President Adam Rymer discuss the pros and cons of different social media platforms for watching live streams.
C202: How To: Build Your Own Cloud Encoder With FFmpeg
Deliver True Live OTT
Net Insight's Per Lindgren discusses client and viewer expectations for live OTT in different areas, and strategies for delivering satisfying live viewing experiences with OTT video.