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My Online Video FAQ for Newbies
3 years ago

My Online Video FAQ for Newbies

I have been writing about online video and mobile for many years now, and as part of that comes a rich pool of information – some of it remained up …
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Why It Is Finally Time to Endorse 60 Fps Web Video (Demo)
3 years ago

Why It Is Finally Time to Endorse 60 Fps Web Video (Demo)

The frame rates for movies were defined over 80 years ago. In the year 1927, 24 fps was defined as the standard for 35 mm sound film. With the introduction …
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Stratos Jump with 8 Million Concurrent Streams – Online World Record?
4 years ago

Stratos Jump with 8 Million Concurrent Streams – Online World Record?

Besides the jump itself, did YouTube just set a world record for the live streaming of the Red Bull Stratos free jump? Very likely if the stats on the YouTube page are accurate. Important is the metric concurrent viewers, rather than views. Concurrent streams truly test the backend infrastructure, and are normally a lot less than views.

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BBC Olympics – Video Streaming, Protocols, and Adobe Media Server
5 years ago

BBC Olympics – Video Streaming, Protocols, and Adobe Media Server

In an insightful blog post Marina Kalkanis, Head of Core Services in BBC Future Media, Programmes and On-Demand, talks about the backbone of the BBC Olympics infrastructure – with Adobe Media Server in …
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NBC Olympics Is Most-Watched TV Event in US History
5 years ago

NBC Olympics Is Most-Watched TV Event in US History

Some amazing statistics are available in the official NBCU press release – the NBC Olympics Live Extra application is believed to be the most downloaded “event- specific” App in Apple store history.

 


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NBCU Research Guru Alan Wurtzel Shares the 3 Surprises of the London Olympics
5 years ago

NBCU Research Guru Alan Wurtzel Shares the 3 Surprises of the London Olympics

Alan Wurtzel, President of Research and Media Development at NBC Universal, shares the 3 surprises of the London Olympics.

#1 – Primetime London beats Beijing 12 out of 13 nights, averaging …
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Rover Curiosity Streams Live from Planet Mars with Adobe Media Server and AWS
5 years ago

Rover Curiosity Streams Live from Planet Mars with Adobe Media Server and AWS

Even though based on Star Trek, warp drive to enable interplanetary exploration won’t be invented until 2063, mankind is slowly continuing to explore at least its nearby planetary system, thanks to the smart engineers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory …
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Lollapalooza 2012 Live Streaming from Chicago
5 years ago

Lollapalooza 2012 Live Streaming from Chicago

YouTube is broadcasting Lollapalooza 2012 from Chicago this weekend. Lollapalooza is an annual music festival featuring popular alternative rock, heavy metal, punk rock and hip hop bands, dance and comedy performances. It …
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Spiegel.tv Uses AIR to Bring Online Video to the iPad
5 years ago

Spiegel.tv Uses AIR to Bring Online Video to the iPad

“Der Spiegel”, a well know magazine in Europe, published their video offering “Spiegel.tv” to the iPad, which appears to be built with Adobe AIR.

Der Spiegel (German pronunciation:[deːɐ ˈʃpiːɡəl], lit. “The Mirror”) …
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NBC Olympics Live Extra Reviews
5 years ago

NBC Olympics Live Extra Reviews

EverythingiCafe (9/10)

The fluid design, original thinking, and creativity put into the User Interface for NBC Olympic Live Extra is second to none.  The fact that you are being provided access …
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