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Flash Video Obsolete With HTML 5? Open Video Standards

HTML 5 <video> tag - It's the end of the world as we know it and Flash feels fine? No, probably not. with the prophesied coming of HTML 5 and the video tag, Flash could be on the very short end of a very long ...

Microsoft Bing Video Search - A Quick Overview

Microsoft has launched their new Google competitor, bing, complete with video search and everything. The thing is, I don't know what all the hype is about. People are talking about it like it's going to be some actual competition to Google and from what I ...

Stream Straight To Mogulus and UStream

Mogulus recently announced that you can now stream directly to the site thanks to the Telestream Wirecast webcasting production software. With the latest version of the software (trial available here) you can now stream live events directly to your Mogulus channel. That's pretty cool come ...

Intel and Adobe Team To Optimize Flash Technology for Web TV Processors

Adobe and Intel recently announced that they will work to extend the Adobe Flash platform for the Intel Media Processor CE 3100. This means a better Flash experience in set-top boxes, Blu-Ray players and other AV connected devices. With the Flash platform's high-definition capabilities and ...

Google Analytics Now Measures and Tracks Adobe Flash

Google Analytics Now Measures and Tracks Adobe Flash

Google, in its Analytics Blog, just showed a way to begin tracking user interaction via their Analytics web metrics program. While there have been homemade systems in the past to accomplish this, Google just now developed, with some third party help including Adobe, and displayed ...

Optimal Bitrate Calculator for Flash Video Encoding

For those of you that are unaware, there is an excellent FLV bitrate calculator tool from Adobe that does an excellent job of helping you determine the optimal bitrate at which to encode your Flash video files.  I don't usually post such a short snippet ...

Optimal Frame Dimensions for Flash Video Encoding

There are many different factors that contribute to visual quality when encoding compressed video for the web.  One factor that is often overlooked has to do with encoding blocks and what dimensions you choose  when encoding video.   Choosing non-optimal dimensions can result in poor ...

Adobe Works To Make Video Search Indexing Easier

We all know how much work it is to transcribe audio or video to text. Adobe knows as well and is doing something about it. Adobe is set to release a new version of Flash that will feature speech-to-text technology for automatic transcription and it ...

Microsoft Silverlight Overview - Support for HD Video

Microsoft Web Silverlight 2.0 is a cross-browser, cross-platform plug-in for delivering richer user experiences on the net. It produces rich interactive applications and media experiences for the net that include video, animation, interactivity, and stunning user interfaces. It also offers flawless, quick installation for users ...

2008 and Future Online Video Value Chain Predictions

2008 and Future Online Video Value Chain Predictions

Every Thursday at AltSearchEngines, they feature posts from Guest Authors from from the search engines themselves. Today, AltSearchEngines posted the following future predictions from Tom Wilde, CEO of EveryZing, the multimedia search and merchandising platform. In addition, ReelSEO spoke with Tom Wilde yesterday and we ...

$60 Plus CPM for Video Overlay Ads - Blinkx

$60 Plus CPM for Video Overlay Ads   Blinkx

According to Suranga, Blinkx is offering overlay video ads and is, at times, charging "north of $60 dollars" per thousand views (CPM). This is very interesting news and comes just after a report from Forrester showing that online video advertising will reach $7.1 Billion in ...

Adobe Flash Player 9: Support for HD MPEG-4 Video

Adobe Flash Player 9: Support for HD MPEG 4 Video

Flash Player 9 is constructed on the improvements of Flash Player 8 by bringing more power to the runtime by the use of ActionScript 3.0. ActionScript 3.0 brings along strong programming model, innovative performance and observance with the ECMA Script standard. This provides up to ...

Places To Find High Definition (HD) Videos Online

Places To Find High Definition (HD) Videos Online

Each day it seems we hear a news item related to HD video online. Just this week, we saw an announcement from Akamai about their HD Web site which offers videos from a host of television networks such as BBC, NBA, MTV, and CBS. So, ...

BrightCove and Brightcove TV - Detailed Overview and History

BrightCove and Brightcove TV   Detailed Overview and History

Brightcove.tv is essentially an Internet TV platform that allows amateur and professional video makers to monetize their content with revenues. Brightcove provides different distribution and monetization solutions that work for both kinds of video makers. Content providers can allow their content to be placed on ...

Ooyala Backlot - Video Content Management and Syndication Platform

I was reading about Ooyala just today and it occurred to me, wait a second, my good friend sitting across from me mentioned he was working with them on something… I will tell you more about Ooyala, but safe to say (knowing my friend), they ...