Presenting at YOW! Nights in April

Following on from last night's presentation at the ABC on our new transcoding service, Metro (which went really well!) I'm excited to announce that I'll be presenting the same content in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney, thanks to YOW! Metro currently transcodes all the content for ABC iview and has successfully processed thousands of pieces of content since launch in December … Continue reading Presenting at YOW! Nights in April

“Developer-esque” relations

It's not technically my official job, but I do some "developer-esque" relations for the ABC's Digital Network division. I started doing it because I like it, and it's been very educational. To clarify, the phrase  "developer relations" could be interpreted in a couple of ways: Your company has products or services it sells, and you're trying to help people in the … Continue reading “Developer-esque” relations

Metro: the ABC’s new Media Transcoding Pipeline

In December last year, the ABC launched a new video encoding system called Metro ("Media Transcoder"), which converts various sources of media into a standardised format for iview. It's been a fantastic project for the ABC's Digital Network division - we've built a cheap, scalable, cloud-based solution that we can customise to suit our specific … Continue reading Metro: the ABC’s new Media Transcoding Pipeline