The Essentials of Video Transcoding August 21st 2014 - 03:47 PM

This paper gives an overview of the transcoding basics you’ll need to know in order to make informed decisions about implementing transcoding in your workflow. That involves explaining the elements of the various types of digital media files used for different purposes, how transcoding works upon those elements, what c…

5.1 The Easy Way August 21st 2014 - 03:37 PM

The Sennheiser Esfera microphone provides 5.1 surround sound from just two channels, making complicated surround microphone installations a thing of the past. The system consists of a high-quality stereo microphone, and uses Sennheiser’s RF condenser technology. An associated 19 in rack-mount processing unit converts the stereo signal into a complete 5.1 signal – any…

HEVC Demystified: A Primer on the H.265 Video Codec August 21st 2014 - 03:26 PM

The most recent non-proprietary video compression standard, High-Efficiency Video Codec (HEVC), also known as H.265, was placed into final draft for ratification in January 2013 and is expected to become the video standard of choice for the next decade. As with each generation of video compression technology before it, HEVC promises…

Why do I need a consultant? August 12th 2014 - 09:38 AM

A great question that deserves an effort at a really good answer. Speaking as someone who has spent their entire professional career as a consultant I believe the main reason to engage a consultant is for our wit and charm. Okay, let’s look at some better and more compelling b…