Jan Ozer


Jan has worked in digital video since 1990, and is the author of over 20 books related to video technolgy, including Producing Streaming Video for Multiple Screen Delivery and the Premiere Pro CC: Visual QuickStart Guide. Jan currently writes for Streaming Media Magazine and Streaming Media Producer, and consults widely on streaming media-related topics.

Content Posted by Jan Ozer

Innovations in Live Event Streaming

If you produce live events, there are two relatively recent innovations you should know about. The first relates to supporting multiple playback formats, like Flash, Apple iOS devices, Silverlight and others. In the past, to support multiple outp...

What is Streaming?

A high-level view of streaming media technology, history, and the online video market landscape.

What is Streaming?

This is the first installment in a series of "What Is...?" articles, designed to offer definitions, history, and context around significant terms and issues in the online video industry.

Choosing a UGC Site to host your videos

I use UGC site Vimeo to host the videos on StreamingLearningCenter.com, because it's inexpensive and does a great job with my screencam-based tutorials and my videos play on computers and Apple devices. Using a UGC site to host the videos on your sit...

Learn how to create stories in DVD Studio Pro

I know it's a bit far afield for many streaming-oriented readers, but if you're a DVD Studio Pro producer, and don't know what stories are, or why or how to use them, you may want to check out this pair of articles on Digital Content Producer. Workin...

Adobe ships Flash Player 10.2 - Way more efficient than WebM

Adobe shipped Flash Player 10.2 earlier this month, and I ran some tests for StreamingMedia.com. Depending upon the browser and platform, it delivers some pretty substantial performance gains, and makes Flash even faster than WebM.  Here's an exampl...

Live Streaming from a Notebook

If you're interested in portable event streaming from a notebook, check out this article that just posted on StreamingMedia.com. Here's the enticing intro. "Live event streaming on a notebook can be the best of all worlds, with several programs avai...

Creating Online Presentations with Adobe Encore

This is a tutorial that I produced for OnlineVideo.net that shows how to create a Flash online presentation in Adobe Encore, the DVD authoring component of the Adobe Creative Suite. If you're already producing DVDs with Encore, you can create an identical presentation for the web in just a couple of clicks. If you're looking for  a simple way to create a DVD-like web presentation, it's also worth a look.

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Flash Player 10.2: More Efficient than WebM

The latest version of the Flash Player significantly reduces the CPU resources required for video playback, and beats HTML5-based WebM in most deployments.

Flash does NOT over-consume power on Android handsets

Colleague Tim Siglin released an extensive white paper today that assessed the affect of the Adobe Flash Player on the battery life of six Android powered devices and found that: Flash Player 10.1 , in our initial tests, has negligible battery drain ...