May 20th Workshop in NYC: Encoding for Multiscreen Delivery

At the Streaming Media East show in two weeks, (#smeast) we have a full day of pre-conference workshops, with  four different three-hour sessions. One of the sessions, being taught by streaming media guru Jan Ozer, will teach you how to create a set of video files that will play on all devices, from smartphones to computers and OTT devices.

The class starts by exploring key concepts like protocol and container format and technologies like HTTP Live Streaming, DASH, and Dynamic Streaming. Then it moves to a technical overview of the H.264 specification to identify those configuration parameters that impact quality and those that don’t, and how they affect playback compatibility. Then we’ll review the technical requirements for single and multiple file delivery to Flash, HTML5, iOS, Android, Windows Phones, Windows 8, and the Apple TV, Boxee, Roku, and other OTT devices. Along the way, you’ll learn the current encoding and delivery practices used by high-profile broadcast and corporate sites to help refine your technology decisions. You’ll walk way knowing the technical requirements for delivering to all key platforms and an understanding how to do so.

It’s not too late to attend the workshop and readers of my blog can register using my own personal discount code of DR13, which gets you access to Jan’s workshop for only $245.