Steven Lyons

Steven Lyons

Sr. Product Manager
Steve comes from data-driven optimization and analytics at Cedexis and Yahoo!. A tea drinker in the land of coffee.
Written by Steven:
Collage of video data, with more features and better pricing.
11/09/21November 9, 2021(3 months ago)
5 min read

Mux Data: More features and better pricing for developers

Steven LyonsJohn Riskeby Steven & John
Announcing broader access to powerful Mux Data features, and dramatically better pricing for developers.
Image of Real Time View and Viewer Counts from Real Time Engagement API.  See how many people are watching your video.
11/02/21November 2, 2021(3 months ago)
6 min read

Giving developers more with Mux Data + Mux Video

Steven LyonsJohn Riskeby Steven & John
We launched a new API for real-time video view and unique viewer data, along with improvements to combine the superpowers of Mux Data and Video.
Track the success of your videos with new Engagement Metrics
06/24/21June 24, 2021(7 months ago)
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Track the success of your videos with new Engagement Metrics

Steven LyonsBonnie Pecevichby Steven & Bonnie
Before you invest in optimizing your video platform, you first want to know if your videos are gaining traction. Introducing Engagement Metrics - track the success of your videos.
confusion
04/06/21April 6, 2021(10 months ago)
9 min read

Device detection is a journey, not a destination

Steven Lyonsby Steven Lyons
There are multiple analytics products that use device detection for reporting. How hard could it be? Just throw the user agent at a device detection library and off you go. Nope, wrong.
Mux Data, now twice as helpful!
11/23/20November 23, 2020(a year ago)
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Mux Data, now twice as helpful!

Steven Lyonsby Steven Lyons
Earlier this year, we undertook a big project to replace the data backend Mux Data uses for our metrics, views, and errors. It was a “replacing the engines on the airplane while flying” project and ...
Threshold Alerting Blog
10/08/20October 8, 2020(a year ago)
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Monitor Viewer Experience Problems with new Customizable Alerts

Steven Lyonsby Steven Lyons
When Mux adds new features to any of its products, we try hard to make sure that the feature is easy to use and valuable by default. This led us to develop our existing anomaly-detection-based alerti ...
Current Average Bitrate
08/20/20August 20, 2020(a year ago)
6 min read

New bitrate data to optimize viewing experience across devices

Steven Lyonsby Steven Lyons
One of the important factors in viewing experience is the bitrate that is played on a device. Mux Data now provides a few different ways to view bitrate data collected from viewer streams.
Real-Time Dashboard
06/26/20June 26, 2020(2 years ago)
8 min read

Respond to and Resolve Incidents with the Real-Time Dashboard

Steven Lyonsby Steven Lyons
Our new Real-Time Dashboard features make things easier to manage when an outage or customer-impacting incident occurs. See what steps you should follow in resolving any incident.
Real-Time Dashboard API
05/11/20May 11, 2020(2 years ago)
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Access to all your data via the Real-Time Dashboard API

Steven Lyonsby Steven Lyons
We know a single interface is an important part of customers’ monitoring infrastructure so we wanted to make it easy to use existing tools but still have access to the low-latency, real-time metrics.
Reporting Flexibility with New Advanced Filtering
05/11/20May 11, 2020(2 years ago)
4 min read

Reporting Flexibility with New Advanced Filtering

Steven Lyonsby Steven Lyons
With advanced filtering, Mux Data has the reporting flexibility to match the complexity of the issues you're trying to resolve.
Video observability
05/07/20May 7, 2020(2 years ago)
7 min read

What is Video Observability?

Steven Lyonsby Steven Lyons
An observable system allows the operator to infer the functioning of a system with just knowledge of its outputs. “Video Observability” describes the monitoring of complex video streaming platforms.