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Is Adobe Flash Digital Rights Management (DRM) Bad?

Interesting article titled, "Adobe Pushes DRM for Flash" on the Electronic Frontier Foundation's website. In the post, Seth Schoen talks about Adobe's new push to add digital rights managment (DRM) copyright protection to the flash player 9 and Flash Media Server software.  As Seth points ...

VideoEgg's "On A Roll" - Partnership With Meebo

Another great press release from our friends at VideoEgg released on Thurs of last week. Marshall Kirkpatrick from ReadWriteWeb had a great post titled "MarMeebo + Platform + VideoEgg Ads Suddenly Makes Business Sense." Just today, they announced that they were awarded the 2007 ASPY ...

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 ...

Five Key Turning Points In Web Video Marketing

Not too long ago, only companies with money to burn could afford to record and host web marketing videos. They were usually produced by Media companies or Advertising Agencies and because of the high cost, consisted mainly of branding or corporate promotion messages. As you ...

AOL Truveo Upload API

Just released!! Hot of the press!! The AOL Video API! "All of the books in the world contain no more information than is broadcast as video in a single large American city in a single year. Not all bits have equal value" - Carl Sagn ...

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

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 ...

Details - Adobe Flash Player 9 - Support for HD 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 ...

High-Definition (HD) Video Formats Comparison - Is The Internet Ready for HD? Part-1

We have all heard about Adobe's new version of the Flash 9 Player which includes support for HD quality video including hardware acceleration. While this is great news for video online, it is interesting to examine whether or not we are really ready for HD. ...

Challenges for High-Definition On The Web - Is The Internet Ready for HD? Part-2

Is the Internet Ready for HD? Part-2 (part-1 here) Let's look the obstacles that we will need to conquer in order to bring High-Definition to the browser. Size: The biggest obstacle for viewing HD quality video in a browser is the size of the video. ...

Ooyala Backlot - Video Content Management and Syndication Platform

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 ...

Standard Encoding Format for Video - AVC / H.264

H.264 encoding also known as MPEG-4 Part 10, or AVC (for Advanced Video Coding) is ready to become the format of convergence in the digital video industry, regardless of which playback platform the viewer chooses. Big Internet players like Google/YouTube, Adobe, and Apple iTunes are ...