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

How to Encode To WebM

This is an excerpt from an article I wrote for StreamingMedia. Even if you don't believe all the hype about HTML5, sooner or later, you'll need to start encoding some video to WebM format. Maybe for internal experimentation, for a pay-per-view or ...

Google Removes H.264 Codec From Chrome

This is an excerpt from my commentary, "Welcome to the Two-Codec World," which you can read at StreamingMedia.com. Back when Google closed on the On2 acquisition, I wrote a blog post entitled Google Closes On2 Acquisition - Better check your Wallet....

Commentary: Welcome to the Two-Codec World

With WebM, Google hasn't created any new revenue opportunities, opened any new markets or increased the size of the pie. They've just made it more expensive to get your share, all in the highly ethereal pursuit of "open codec technologies."

New article on Producing for Adaptive Streaming at StreamingMedia.com

An article that I wrote on producing for adaptive streaming just posted at StreamingMedia.com. The article focuses on nitty gritty encoding details, like data rates, key frame intervals and the like. To write the article, I spoke with multiple produ...

Streaming Spotlight: Peter Scott, Turner Sports

The VP of emerging media for Turner Sports talks about the network's delivery of the PGA Championship online, as well as the benefits of HTTP streaming and the implications of HTML5 video

Adobe Provides Adaptive Streaming Presets for Adobe Media Encoder

amepresets1.JPGAdaptive streaming is a hot topic for most streaming producers. If you produce your files with Adobe Media Encoder, you should know that Adobe has provided some downloadable presets that you can use as a starting point. Click here to go to the download page.  

Even if you're not using AME, it's useful to check the configurations that they recommend. Read on to see a summary of those settings.

Vimeo and YouTube Enable iPad-compatible HTML5 Embedding

I use Vimeo to host all the videos that I have on this site. Originally, Vimeo used only a Flash-comptible player that wouldn't play on iDevices. Here's an example of that player, which will appear on your computer, but not your iPad or iPhone. N...

SLC Completes Successful Year of Streaming Consulting

US Government Contracts and Streaming Media Conferences Dominate the Lineup During 2010, the Streaming Learning Center produced ten separate training experiences in the US and abroad, showcasing the organization's ability to produce custom trai...

One Click Rich Media Websites from Adobe Encore

Encore flash output-s.jpgIf you're producing DVDs or Blu-ray discs with Adobe Encore, you probably know that you can easily convert the authored DVD to a Flash project that you can upload to a web site. If you don't know, or if you don't work with Adobe Encore, read on - you might find a very useful technique for getting client approvals or supplementing the DVD experience with an online one.  

SLC Instructs on Streaming at NASA's Glenn Research Center

December 3, 2010 - Title pretty much says it all, along with the picture on the left - just there in the back you can see a hanger with the Glenn Research Center sign. The actual client was not NASA - it was Wyle Information Systems, who performs vid...