Wirecast and Episode Training Reminder

Posted by Derrick on May 15, 2010 under Video Streaming and Compression | Comments are off for this article

Wirecast and Episode Encoder Training Reminder for the Free Training on Friday, May 21st in New York.   The session covers Live Streaming with Wirecast and encoding using Episode Encoder Pro.  The training session will be taught by Derrick Freeman, Instructor, Video Streaming and Compression Consultant of Freeman Compression Inc.

Here are the details on the upcoming event and registration information:

http://www.freemancompression.com/html/trainingeventnewyork.html

Make sure you make plans to attend the event.

Upcoming Wowza Media Server 2 Trainings for April and May

Posted by Derrick on April 20, 2010 under Video Streaming and Compression | Comments are off for this article

Freeman Compression Inc. has upcoming Wowza Media Server 2 Trainings On-line and in Orlando for April and May, 2010.  The Wowza Media Server 2 Training is available on PC, Mac and for Amazon EC2.

Here are some of the items that students will learn in the Wowza Media Server 2 Training:

  • How to set up their Wowza Media Server 2 streaming server
  • How to configure On-demand streaming
  • How to configure Flash live streaming
  • Flash encoding using the On2 VP6 codec
  • Flash encoding using the H.264 codec
  • Live Encoding from RTSP-based encoders
  • Live Streaming to iPhone and iPod Touch
  • On-demand Streaming to iPhone and iPod Touch
  • How to use Wirecast to stream Live Flash video
  • How to use Sawmill to analyze Wowza Media Server 2 log files

Contact us at 407.477.5837 or E-mail us at info@freemancompression.com for more details about the Wowza Media Server 2 training classes.

Amazon EC2 Great Way To Get Started with Wowza Media Server

Posted by Derrick on April 18, 2010 under Video Streaming and Compression | Comments are off for this article

Amazon EC2 is a great way to get started with using Wowza Media Server.  If you need to stream Live or On-demand video content in the Flash flavor this is a perfect solution. Using the Wowza Amazon EC2 can be very inexpensive to get started without the need to purchase a dedicated server or Wowza license.  Freeman Compression Inc. provides training and consulting using Wowza Media Server on the Amazon EC2.  Call Freeman Compression Inc. at 407.477.5837 or E-mail us at info@freemancompression for more information or to schedule a training class.

Future Video Streaming and Compression Training Classes

Posted by Derrick on April 5, 2010 under Video Streaming and Compression | Comments are off for this article

Where would you like to see future Video Streaming and Compression Training Classes?  Now it’s time to give your input on the types of classes that you would like to see in your region.

Here are the list of training classes available at Freeman Compression Inc:

  • Video Streaming and Compression Training
  • Wowza Media Server 2 Training
  • Wirecast Live Streaming Training
  • Sorenson Squeeze 6 Training
  • Episode Encoder Pro Training
  • Sawmill Professional Training

Send us an E-mail at info@freemancompression.com and let us know where you would like to see future training classes held. Be sure to include which classes you would like to see in your area.

Google Closes On2 Technologies Acquisition

Posted by Derrick on March 6, 2010 under Video Streaming and Compression | Comments are off for this article

Google Inc. announced that it has completed its acquisition of On2 Technologies, Inc., valued at approximately $124.6 million, after On2’s shareholders voted to approve the transaction.

‘We’re excited to welcome the On2 team to Google and to continue to enhance the video experience for users on the web,’ said Sundar Pichai, Vice President of Product Management at Google. ‘Through rapid innovation in browsers and web standards, the Internet is becoming the leading platform for development. We believe On2’s engineering talent and technology will be an incredible asset for us as we work to improve this platform.’

Under the terms of the agreement, each outstanding share of On2 common stock will be converted into the right to receive a combination of (a) $0.15 in cash per share, (b) 0.0010 of a share of Google Class A Common Stock and (c) cash payable in lieu of any fractional shares of Google Class A Common Stock.

Stock Repurchase

Google intends to repurchase in the open market a number of shares equal to the number of shares issued in the transaction. The repurchase program is expected to commence shortly after the completion of the acquisition. The repurchases will be funded from available working capital.