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Weekly Online Video News Round Up – Football Edition!

Weekly Online Video News Round Up   Football Edition!

Heck yeah! The leaves aren't falling but baseball is wrapping up (come on Brew Crew!) and now football has begun! So while you're drinking that early morning bloody mary, preparing for the big game, here's some news to keep you up to speed with the …

4 Tips for Optimizing Your Online Video Ad Campaigns

4 Tips for Optimizing Your Online Video Ad Campaigns

Ooyala put out their Global Video Index for Q2 2012 recently and Longtail Video dropped some stats about video consumption through their products. I've been digging through the data trying to glean some interesting insights and I've got a handful for you today, video viewing …

Caption This! Bits On The Run Now Features Built-in Video Captioning

Caption This! Bits On The Run Now Features Built in Video Captioning

All hail the power of online video! Bits on the Run announced that video captioning is now built into its online video platform. That means even more accessibility for that all-important online video presence, if you so choose to use them. Bits on the Run …

A Tale of Two Freemium Online Video Platforms: Longtail and Playwire

A Tale of Two Freemium Online Video Platforms: Longtail and Playwire

Here we go folks! All those high-priced OVPs are going to have to fight to stay alive as Longtail's Bits on the Run has announced they're going freemium (YA!) with a Free video hosting and streaming service option. While they're not the first OVP to …

Who is JW? A Documentary of an Online Video Superhero

Who is JW? A Documentary of an Online Video Superhero

Jeroen "JW" Wijering is an online video pioneer, Chief Digital Architect of LongTail Video and the creator of the Internet's most popular and ubiquitous media players, the JW Players, which have generated millions of downloads since their launch in 2005.

JW Video Player 5.3 – Combines Flash, HTML5, Plus New Javascript API for Consistent Experience

JW Video Player 5.3   Combines Flash, HTML5, Plus New Javascript API for Consistent Experience

LongTailVideo is set to fully release an updated version of the popular JW Player which includes some all new features as well as some updated features. The major features include auto-detect Flash and HTML5 in one, a Javascript API and new HTML5 playback features.

Dive Into HTML5 Video With The Masters – HTML5 Webinar Replay Video

Dive Into HTML5 Video With The Masters   HTML5 Webinar Replay Video

Last week, we held our second ReelSEO webinar event titled, "Dive Into HTML5 Video – Learn From The Masters." The webinar was a great success and we had more than 1100 attendees join us for the first hour with more than 500 remaining online past …

Google’s VP8 WebM and HTML5 – What It Means for You

Googles VP8 WebM and HTML5   What It Means for You

Several months ago, Google bought ON2, the company behind the successful video codecs VP6 (used in Flash) and VP7 (used in Skype). Ever since the first rumors of this acquisition emerged, the online video community has speculated what this would mean for HTML5 video and its current issues …

LongTailVideo Releases The First Flexible Open-Source HTML5 Video Player

Last week, LongTailVideo announced that they have created and released the open source JW Player in a new HTML 5 version (Beta) that features PNG skinning, Javascript API, fallback to flash and more. Perhaps this could become the new standard for sites looking to implement …

Bits On The Run Gets A Long Tail

LongTail Video, who made the JW Player, have acquired Bits on the Run. They can now begin offering a full range of video tools and management as well as an easily embeddable player.

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