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Why does everyone still say HTML5? Shouldn't it just be called HTML (no version number) at this point?
WSJ namedrops iStreamPlanet again. :) https://t.co/DMVGYHELqO
RT @KenJennings: If I'm ever in a horrible disaster, I can only hope and pray that I have the presence of mind to make my phone video horizontal.
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- Why does everyone still say HTML5? Shouldn't it just be called HTML (no version number) at this point?
Category Archives: H.264
I’ve written an article for The Guardian’s media network blog about current trends in TV content distribution, how they’re affecting our viewing habits, and how ultimately those will affect the future of live linear TV. You can read it here: … Continue reading
The Olympics are upon us – again! Even though the ancient Greeks set the Olympic schedule 4 years apart (in fact, the literal definition of an Olympiad is “4 years”), the modern Olympics since 1992 have been only 2 years … Continue reading
As I glance at my blog I realize it’s been 7 months since my last post, which is probably as good of a sign as any that I should probably finally tell you a little bit about what I’ve been up … Continue reading
OK, so maybe it was a shorter break from blogging than I expected. As it turns out the world does not stop when I change jobs. 😉 The media world today is abuzz with news of H.265/HEVC approval by the … Continue reading
Just received this news… Service Pack 1 for Expression Encoder 4 will be released on January 31, 2011. The encoder update will be available for download at: http://www.microsoft.com/Expression/service-packs/Encoder.aspx This is a significant update to EE4, boasting an impressive list of … Continue reading
It’s been too long since my last post, so I thought I’d get warmed up and back into blogging form by posting something about recent releases on the Microsoft media platform. After PDC 2010 in November which focused on new … Continue reading
Though blogging in Las Vegas might sound like a party foul, this has been an amazing week for Silverlight media – so much that I feel a sudden urge to report on it right now, right here. Silverlight 3 Beta … Continue reading
MIX, Microsoft’s annual conference for Web 2.0 designers and developers – is upon us. This year it will take place March 18-20 at The Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas. If you’re interested in the world of online video streaming (and I guess you … Continue reading
The contents of this post have been moved to a new permanent location: http://alexzambelli.com/blog/smooth-streaming-faq/
As described in the previous two posts, Smooth Streaming is Microsoft’s implementation of HTTP-based adaptive streaming, which is a hybrid media delivery method. It acts like streaming, but is in fact based on HTTP progressive download. The HTTP downloads are performed … Continue reading