How much Resolution do you Lose with Compression, and does 4K help make 1080p Look Better?

A couple of tests to determine the exact percentage loss of resolution while compressing video, and how 4K can help.

What is Video Encryption and Should you Care?

An overview of video encryption and whether it is important to today’s digital workflows.

How to send Video Files to your Client (Part Three)

Confused on how to send video files to your client? This series will break it down for you. Part Three compares some major vendors to see who comes out on top!

How to send Video Files to your Client (Part Two)

Confused on how to send video files to your client? This series will break it down for you. Part Two confronts the issues one faces in online video sharing.

How to Send Video Files to your Client (Part One)

Confused on how to send video files to your client? This series will break it down for you. Part One compares online video sharing with shipping.

Understanding the limits of Data Rates and Transmission

A brief overview of the data rates involved in various distribution channels, from cinema to television to the Internet.

The Costs of Working with 2K and 4K Uncompressed Footage

  First, we need to understand what we’re dealing with here. How big are uncompressed files, really? To calculate the uncompressed file size and data rate, use this method: How to Calculate Size and Data Rate of Uncompressed Files Where Resolution = Horizontal Resolution x Vertical Resolution Color Data = Color Bit Depth per Channel […]