Author Archives for Jan Ozer

Jan Ozer is a leading expert on H.264, H.265, and VP9 encoding for live and on-demand production. In his consulting practice, Ozer helps streaming publishers produce highly optimized and deliverable streams and to choose encoders, transcoders, and workflows that optimize cost, efficiency, and flexibility. Ozer is a contributing editor to Streaming Media Magazine, where he reviews codecs, on-premises and cloud encoders, streaming servers, and ancillary tools like QoE and QoS monitoring services.

6 Best CDNs for Live Streaming

February 24, 2020 6:52 am Published by Comments Off on 6 Best CDNs for Live Streaming

  Anyone streaming a live event to more than a few dozen viewers should consider distributing the video through a... View Article


How to Choose the Right Encoder for Facebook Live

June 4, 2018 2:06 am Published by Comments Off on How to Choose the Right Encoder for Facebook Live

What's the best Facebook Live encoder? We'll look at the strengths and weaknesses of common encoding solutions for Facebook Live streaming.


AI in Video Production and Delivery

February 26, 2018 6:02 am Published by Comments Off on AI in Video Production and Delivery

In this post, we’ll explore AI, machine learning and deep learning; discuss their primary applications to video encoding and streaming delivery; and look at their other applications in video production.


The Codec Market in 2018

January 22, 2018 2:01 am Published by Comments Off on The Codec Market in 2018

In this article, I’ll review what happened last year in the codec world, talk about what to expect this year and conclude with a brief discussion about how this might affect different types of publishers.