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Akamai and Kaltura Offer Video Best Practices for Video Analytics

Akamai and Kaltura Offer Video Best Practices for Video Analytics

While out casting my net in hopes of finding something interesting to tell you all about, I ran across a recent video over at the Kaltura Blog that was talking about Video Analytics best practices and I thought, gee, that's some interesting stuff. Especially since ...

Why You Should Be At Streaming Media East Next Week

Why You Should Be At Streaming Media East Next Week

Streaming Media East is ready to hit New York City next week and we've got the top reasons why you should be attending. As an added bonus, we've also got a discount code for you to shave off a bit of the price to make ...

MPEG DASH Gains Industry Support As "Streaming Media Standard"

MPEG DASH Gains Industry Support As Streaming Media Standard

Well, it seems some companies, including Netflix and Microsoft, have got together behind a single format for media streaming. The format, MPEG DASH, now has its own Promoters Group. DASH, or dynamic adaptive streaming over HTTP, was just finalized in November and allows for, obviously, ...

Vid.ly Grows Up, Goes Pro - The Universal Video URL Slam Dunk

Vid.ly Grows Up, Goes Pro   The Universal Video URL Slam Dunk

When I hop on a conference call and say "Go Team [INSERT BRAND] Woo!" you can be pretty sure that I dig your product. So Jeff Malkin and the team over at Vid.ly should be well aware of that fact now since I both opened ...

Behind-the-Scenes With Coincident TV – Tying Content Together in Creative, Interactive Ways

Behind the Scenes With Coincident TV – Tying Content Together in Creative, Interactive Ways

Coincident TV, like Qoof, wants to make your video content more interactive. However, unlike Qoof who was aimed more at eRetailers, Coincident TV is aiming to bring more content into the video viewing experience and integrating other content as well. I did not get to ...

Akamai Exec Claims Broadcast Model Crumbling

In a recent article over at Seeking Alpha, Akamai CEO Paul Sagan claimed that broadcast and network TV operators are in for a 'Big Bang.' But we all are ahead of the curve because we knew that already right?

HD Online - Watch Upload and Share High-Definition Videos

HD Online   Watch Upload and Share High Definition Videos

With the ever expanding acceptance of high definition video it's no wonder that making a list of sites that support it is an ongoing task. So this time around it's my turn to update you on all the latest and greatest places where you can ...

Adobe Gets Serious With Open Source – Opens Up That MF

Adobe has started to take open source video serious and now has the open source media framework (osmf, strobe). Read about Adobe opens up flash media player framework

On Video Cloud 9 - Video and Cloud-based Computing

Video can sometimes require a large amount of resources. So it's no wonder that with the ever-increasing popularity of cloud-based computing that someone realized it might be a good way to go with online video. This past week, FierceOnlineVideo published a good post that looks ...

Akamai Delivers Optimizied Video To IPhone

The new iPhone 3GS means you've got a whole new slew of options in regards to video. Without Flash capabilities on the iPhone our options were extremely limited, but now Akamai is working to fix that problem.

75% of Leading Broadcasters Plan To Go HD By 2010

Akamai Technologies, Inc., the leader in powering rich media, dynamic transactions and enterprise applications online, today announced that it is witnessing a trend toward higher definition (HD) video online. Akamai, working closely with market intelligence firm Broadband Directions, recently conducted a survey of leading broadcast ...

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, ...