Brightcove Articles

Brightcove Lands EMI In Exclusive Video Distribution Deal

Today Brightcove has announced that they have formalized a content agreement with EMI Music to be the premier provider of online video distribution services for the entire corporation.  That adds EMI to the list of major labels already partnering with Brightcove, including Sony, Universal, and ...

Brightcove Experiences Mobile Video With Flash Player 10.1

Brightcove recently announced that they will support the upcoming release of Adobe's Flash Player 10.1. Brightcove's new optimized mobile version of the company's cloud-based online video platform, dubbed the "Mobile Experience," will utilize Adobe's Flash 10.1 player to reproduce the Brightcove player experience on smartphones.

Transcribing Videos By Hand Vs. Automated Transcription Tools

Transcribing Videos By Hand Vs. Automated Transcription Tools

In this video, our friend Dave Dugdale compares the time it took him to transcribe a typical three minute video by hand verses using an automatic transcription service. As you likely know, automated transcription services use speech-to-text recognition technologies that at this point, are no ...

Online Video Platform Solutions Focus On Video SEO Goodness

Validation feels good ;-)  What do I mean by this?  Well, over the past year, many of the online video platforms that we write about, have begun to focus a bit on helping their customers deploy videos that are more search engine friendly.  I imagine ...

Brightcove Reaches Home Audience Via Internet-connected TV

Brightcove is expanding their reach to the couch thanks to newly announced tools that will enable customers to create immersive, branded video experiences for Internet-connected television sets and other Internet-connected consumer electronics powered by the Yahoo! Widget Engine.

California’s Same Sex Marriage Trial To Be Broadcast On YouTube - OR NOT

California’s Same Sex Marriage Trial To Be Broadcast On YouTube   OR NOT

UPDATE: The U.S. Supreme Court has now blocked the trial from appearing on YouTube, claiming it could impact the fairness of the trial.  Bummer.  That pretty much negates everything I wrote above.  I guess we'll have to wait for our landmark broadcast-online court case.

Vzaar - Making Commercial Web Video Hosting Simple

Vzaar   Making Commercial Web Video Hosting Simple

Vzaar.com is a lot of things. First off, they're a sponsor here at ReelSEO. That  affects me not since I'm just a freelance contributor but because Mark wanted to make sure it was mentioned. Second, probably first to them, it's an online service that lets ...

Jeremy Allaire of BrightCove - Video Will Be Ubiquitous

Jeremy Allaire of BrightCove   Video Will Be Ubiquitous

We interviewed Jeremy Allaire, Co-Founder, CEO, and Chairman of Brightcove at the Streaming Media West 2009 show and talked with the online video industry thought leader about his company's vision that "video would become as ubiquitous and pervasive as text on the web." What we've seen happening over the ...

Internet Video Publishing Advice, Best Practices and Tips

Last month, I had the pleasure of speaking on several panels at PubCon 2009, an industry trade show put on by WebMasterWorld that is programmed specifically for web professionals and website site owners. My favorite, was a session titled, "Best Practices for Video Creation, Integration and ...

The Three Types of Online Video for Business

The Three Types of Online Video for Business

So much has changed about the way we absorb information in the past few years. Can you even remember what accessing the Internet was like ten years ago?

Watch Streaming Media West and Online Video Platform Summit Keynotes Live

We're just about to head over to the Streaming Media West conference in San Jose, CA. For the first time in the history of this important conference, everyone will be able to watch parts of the conference live, both here on ReelSEO (below) as well ...

End Your Video Encoding Blues With Encoding.com

Encoding.com offers, get this, web-based, on-demand, video encoding. Nope, no joke. They will grab your video encode it and then send it back to you. Sign up is free and you can even do a test run but after that, you'll have to pay

Video Delivery Network – Sorenson 360 (Part 2)

A few weeks back, I had the pleasure of speaking with Eric Quanstrom, VP of Marketing for Sorenson Media about their online video delivery network, Sorenson 360.  In part 1 of my interview, I asked Eric about what their company believes are the essentials for ...

Video Marketing Strategy: Hosted Versus Posted Video

Video Marketing Strategy: Hosted Versus Posted Video

When implementing video online, at any point in time, marketers face a decision: to host or post video? Short for: should we host video on our own servers (or use a propietary video platform) or post the content to video sharing sites? Although such a ...

What Google Could Do With Brightcove

Rumors are surfacing from a Mark Glaser Tweet last week that said Google is in talks with Brightcove to buy them for $500M to $700M. While everyone else is speculating on the purchase, I'm speculating on what Google could do with the video service.