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Is DVD Dead?

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The number one web activity for all web users is viewing of streaming video content. Although DVD is not dead yet it, the majority of users are moving away from DVD video delivery of content. The world has become accustom

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New Features in YesLaw Transcript software

If you are a YesLaw Transcript software user we have a new release that you will be prompted to download. You may skip the update but if you accept the update there are a whole list of new features. If

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YesLaw in the Courthouse -“Official Transcript Generator”

YesLaw Expands into the Courthouse as a Cloud Solution for Storing and Sharing Official Transcripts Online  With an industry push toward a paperless courtroom, YesLaw, the technology leader in deposition publishing and hosting, unveils its “Official Transcript Generator” solution, first

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Time of Day Timestamps -

We have a question from a YesLaw video synch software user. “Last week a court reporter asked about timestamps and I told her that either way was fine. But is there a preferred condition? She’s a stickler…” Let’s start with background.

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A streaming video quality question.

YesLaw answers a user question about picture resolution for the Online experience. YesLaw Online creates multiple files in two formats Flash for PC users and H.264 for Apple users. These formats are also created at various bit-rates to match the connection speed

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How can we look the same, but be so different? DVD vs Blu-ray

A guest blog from Eber Legarreta of YesVideo consumer services addresses the issue of Blu-ray. With the recent discontinuation of the Sony VRD-MC6 and VRD-MC10 DVD recorders and a move by Sony to a Blu-ray recorder, VBD-MA1, we thought this article may be

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YesLaw answers a question about digitizing the audio

Q:   Something I have been confused about the last couple years is the audio sampling rate some are recommending. If you choose any standard MPEG-1 template, the default is 44,100khz. I know the default for recording DVD’s is 48khz. Does

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What is the meaning of “GOP” and what is the significance for legal video?

Q:   What is the meaning of “GOP” and what is the significance for legal video? A:   An MPEG “GOP,” or, “Group Of Pictures,” refers to the group of frames starting with an “I” Frame and going to but not including

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PCM and LPCM

Q:   I see PCM and LPCM as a selection for the audio in digital files. Should I use those settings for the digitizing of depositions? A:   PCM and LPCM are acceptable for delivery but have a real drawback due to

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Variable Bit Rate (VBR)- a question.

John Asks:  So why does VBR cause so many problems with regard to the accuracy of playback when creating depo clips? One issue with variable bit rate is the ability to determine the location by the application. Typically when a

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