How to Make Video Play Across Multiple Screens

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July 18, 2013 Enroll Now
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Course Overview

How to Make Video Play Across Multiple Screens
Originally Broadcast On:
July 18, 2013
Time Estimate:
One hour for the main presentation and questions. Sometimes presenters stay longer to answer additional questions from participants.

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Video engages viewers, expands your audience and can drive revenue. But how do you effectively distribute quality online video across all screens--from websites to mobile devices?

This Webinar will walk you through the options for publishing and distributing video: including HTML5, Flash and HLS, as well as platform alternatives such as online video platforms (OVP) and user generated content (UGC) sites.

We will explore how you can use HTML5 and its limitations. And we'll conclude with a brief look at how to encode your videos for uploading for OVP/UGC sites.

What Will I Learn:
  • Technology alternatives and what you need to implement them
  • Platform alternatives and how they work
  • What HTML5 is and how to use it to allow playback on computers and mobile devices
  • Current limitations to the HTML5 approach
  • How to encode for uploading to UGC/OVP sites
Who Should Take this Course:

Producers and others responsible for publishing video across screens--from Internet to tablet and other mobile devices.

Course Instructor:

Jan Ozer

Jan Ozer is the author of Producing Streaming Video for Multiple Screen Delivery, which was published in April 2013. Jan produces live and on-demand streaming events for a variety of clients and consults widely on encoding-related topics. He has taught course in video and streaming production since 1994.

Jan is a contributing editor to Streaming Media Magazine and blogs extensively for other outlets. He has written or co-authored more than 15 books on digital-video related topics.

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