Read Streaming Greatness from Philadelphia’s Congress Hall
November 1, 2014 by Pete Bretz

Streaming Greatness from Philadelphia’s Congress Hall

This past week, we provided webcast services in historic Congress Hall for the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia’s event – “The End of Greatness: Will America Ever Have (or Do We Need) Another Great President?. The event, from a streaming standpoint, went well. Eventions Productions provided onsite video services to … Read More

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Read Amazon’s Elastic Transcoding
May 8, 2013 by Pete Bretz

Amazon’s Elastic Transcoding

Amazon Web Services is at it again.  The IT Computing Services shopping center in the cloud has a new offering – Amazon Elastic Transcoding.  If you’ve been looking to distribute videos on your website, and you don’t want to use YouTube, or other similar sites for distribution, Amazon has a … Read More

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Read How On-demand video is driving consumer choices
February 5, 2013 by Paul Trumbore

How On-demand video is driving consumer choices

It used to be people bought stuff that they thought would endure. Then manufacturers came up with something called “planned obsolescence”. Manufacturers don’t want people to replace products because they’re broken, that would decrease the likelihood of any return business from that now dissatisfied customer. No, they want their customers … Read More

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Read Cloud Services: Are they Secure?
February 5, 2013 by Pete Bretz

Cloud Services: Are they Secure?

In my last post I talked about the reliability of cloud services and that I believed it was the right choice for Allied Pixel.  But what about security? Several days ago, Amazon.com’s homepage was unavailable for 49 minutes. Amazon Web Services, Amazon’s cloud services was not affected, nor were other … Read More

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Read Cloud Services: How reliable is reliable?
November 12, 2012 by Pete Bretz

Cloud Services: How reliable is reliable?

Hurricane Sandy brought the threat of downed power lines and flooding  to our area this past month.  While we fared pretty well compared to others along the New Jersey coast, we did lose power to our office.  

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Read Our favorite tools to manage projects
November 12, 2012 by Bill Haley

Our favorite tools to manage projects

People often ask us what are favorite tools for managing projects are. Here’s a rundown.

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Read Olympic Choices
August 6, 2012 by Paul Trumbore

Olympic Choices

When it comes to the Olympics, I have to admit I consume the games much the same way I consume junk food.  I don’t have to have it, but if it’s there, I’m not going to pass it up.  And with these London games, accessibility to the coverage is virtually … Read More

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Read The Latest on HTML5 Video
June 27, 2012 by Bill Haley

The Latest on HTML5 Video

This is a distillation of an article from our friends at LongTail Video, makers of the awesome JW Player, which we use in many of our web projects. As we all know, HTML5 is an evolving standard, and implementation of its video playback features varies quite a bit from browser … Read More

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Read The Two Most Powerful Things You Can Ever Say
May 23, 2012 by Bill Haley

The Two Most Powerful Things You Can Ever Say

Here are the two most powerful things you can ever say: 1) I love you. 2) This gun is loaded. This post is about motivation, or more specifically, how to motivate people. How to get people to do what you want them to do. It can apply to your marketing … Read More

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Read CDN of Choice?
April 30, 2012 by Pete Bretz

CDN of Choice?

I’m loving Amazon Web Services (AWS)! When we got started in the streaming business a few years ago, we gravitated to Akamai as our CDN of choice. Akamai touted its edge network as the solution to optimized video delivery across the globe. We haven’t been disappointed in stability and performance … Read More

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