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Streaming Video Training
The Streaming Learning Center specializes in courses on streaming video production and streaming video encoding. Courses are taught at Streaming Media events in New York, London and Los Angeles, with custom, onsite courses also available. Click here for a summary of the courses taught in 2010, including four custom consulting/training sessions for US government offices.
Jan Ozer is the chief instructor for the Streaming Learning Center, and he is available for half-day, full-day and multi-day streaming video production and streaming video encoding related seminars.
Recent Training Sessions
November 30 - December 3, 2010 - Wyle Information Systems on site at NASA's Glenn Research Center. Click here for more information on the materials presented.
November 1, 2010 - Streaming Media West, Los Angeles - Encoding H.264 Video for Streaming and Progressive Download.
October 13, 2010 - Streaming Media Europe, London - Encoding H.264 Video for Streaming and Progressive Download
July 1, 2010 - US Navy NSWCCD, West Bethesda, MD - 1.5 days custom training and consulting.
June 23 - 24, 2010 - National Institute of Health, Bethesda, MD - 2 days custom training and consulting. Click here for more information on the materials presented.
April 22, 2010 - Federal Reserve Bank, Richmond, VA - one day custom training and consulting.
March 23, 2010 - Streaming Production & Flash Delivery Workshop with Lisa Larson-Kelley. Tought Production for Streaming in the AM, and Encoding H.264 for Flash, iPod/iPhone/iPad and Silverlight in the PM.
Otherwise, Jan focuses on two general areas. Streaming pre-production teaches students how to optimize production parameters like set design, lighting and camera configuration for streaming and editing workflows, including color correction and audio cleanup in Final Cut Studio and Adobe Creative Suite 4. Click here for a short syllabus of available courses.
Streaming encoding focuses on producing H.264 files for QuickTime, Flash and Silverlight, VP6 production for Flash and WMV/VC-1 production for Windows Media/Silverlight. Encoding tools that can be incorporated into the training include Adobe Media Encoder, Apple Compressor, Microsoft Expression Encoder, On2 VP6, Rhozet Carbon Coder, Sorenson Squeeze and Telestream Episode Pro and Episode Engine. Students learn which encoder produces the best quality file for each format and which to avoid, and the optimal settings for all encoders.