How Can Online Video Achieve Parity With Broadcast TV?
Akamai's John Bishop discusses the current state of online video vis a vis broadcast TV, and the key points of comparison: scale, fidelity, operation, and monetization.
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The Case for Using VP9 at All Resolutions
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.
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.
What Are the Most Important QoE Metrics for Player Optimization?
CBS Interactive's Zac Shenker, Vimeo's Matt Fisher, Hudl's Brian Kaiser, and the New York Times' Flavio Ribeiro discuss key QoE metrics for assessing player performance and optimization in this clip from Streaming Media East 2017.
The Challenges of Monetizing Premium TV Content Online
With the shift in consumer viewing patterns for premium TV content toward OTT and mobile, how are major content providers meeting the challenges of monetization with reduced ad loads and different UX expectations?
What's the Best Camera for VR 360?
AP Digital Storytelling Editor Seth Mayerowitz discusses the pros and cons of different VR/360 camera solutions in terms of features and price points.
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.