What is HLS Streaming and How Do You Deploy It? If you’ve ever wondered how streaming media works, Cardinal Peak’s experienced engineering expert dives into Apple’s HTTP live streaming protocol, how it works, its advantages and disadvantages and offers advice on deploying HLS streams.
Using Windows Movie Maker With the Kodak Zi8 In a previous blog post, I mentioned I had a Kodak Zi8 video camera. This past weekend, I decided I wanted to try Windows Movie Maker (WMM) to edit videos produced with it, instead of the built-in Arcsoft MediaImpression software that the camera installs on the PC it is connected to. (Although I haven’t tested… View Article
Creating Single-Frame Movies My camera (an Olympus SP-570UZ) allows me to optionally record a four-second audio clip with each photo I take. I haven’t used this feature much because I typically upload my photos to Flickr, and there’s been no good way to associate the audio with the video. Ideally, I would like an audio player to appear… View Article
Uploading Kodak Zi8 Videos to Flickr Recently my mom bought me a Kodak Zi8 pocket HD video camera for my birthday. Thanks, Mom! You know what an engineer likes! I love photography, and I upload my photos to the Flickr photo-sharing site. But I think my mom wanted some more home movies of my daughter. The first day I had it,… View Article