Google+ Hangouts no longer requires a separate plugin to be installed in Chrome for video and voice chat to work. Using the Web Real-Time Communication API (WebRTC) and Native Client (NaCl) Google is able to provide a native video chat experience out of the box in Chrome.
A new report from the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project finds that online video is growing. 78% of online adults watch or download videos online, up from 69% in 2009, and the share of internet users who upload or post video online has doubled from 14% in 2009 to 31% today. Kristen Purcell, report author, explains these findings and the reasons behind them.
In this tutorial, we'll look at how to create screencams with TechSmith Camtasia, and then import them into Adobe Premiere Pro to incorporate them into your existing Premiere Pro projects to create professional-quality instructional videos that seamlessly combine screencams and HD footage.
MPEG-DASH is slowly but surely becoming the main competitor to HLS, driven by adoption by major players and intrinsic strengths. Here's who's using it now, who's going to be soon, and what challenges still need to be addressed.
The latest Visual Networking Index (VNI) on Global Mobile Data Traffic from Cisco predicts that by 2018, nearly 5 billion mobile users and more than 10 billion mobile connections will drive mobile video to 69 percent of mobile data traffic.
Open-source tools for creating and playing DASH content are now available.Berlin(4/16/2014) -
castLabs, a digital video technology and services company, has recently released two open-source applications to support the growing DASH community: dash.encrypt and dash.as. Both applications are hosted as GitHub projects for users to download and also participate in their improvement.
In this article, you will take a look at how HTML5 may play a major role in the future of the eLearning industry, and delve into the ultimate list of HTML5 eLearning authoring tools available today. So, if you've been looking to make the transition to an HTML5 eLearning Authoring tool, you are in the right place!
While the widespread use of social media and video on smartphones and tablets has dominated perceptions of how Americans are using IT services, a rapidly growing number of executives and their companies are connecting with employees and others via live online video viewed at their desktop computers and laptops. That's according to a new research report by Wainhouse Research.
"Our research indicates there will be a significant growth in the use of tablets and smartphones for viewing live online video as the technologies that enable mobile online video distribution become more commonplace," said the report author and Wainhouse Senior Analyst Steve Vonder Haar. "In fact, portable devices will account for more than half of live online business video viewership by 2017, compared to just 23 percent in 2013."
If you need to deliver to mobile devices and via OTT platforms, you need to deliver HTTP Live Streaming (HLS). Apple provides plenty of advice for compressionists, but here are some tips and tricks for encoding and testing your HLS files