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Hulu Plus Preview Hits US Sony Playstation 3, Users Must Pay Twice To View

In a glorious and unabashed cash grab, Sony and Hulu have teamed up to yank a lot of your hard earned cash out of your wallets and into their overflowing vaults thanks to the Hulu Plus preview that became available to some US Playstation 3 …

Under 18 Largest Online Video Viewer Demographic?

According to a recent report by eMarketer, those who watch television shows streamed via Internet, go to Hulu, those who want films, go to NetFlix. Personally, it's no surprise. But what might be a surprise is the age of those viewers.

Intel Ponders WebM Hardware Acceleration for Atom Processors

I've mentioned this a couple times now and even tried to start a pool about when Intel would announce WebM support and if they'd do it before Apple. We all knew they would as Apple probably will just try to ignore it all or perhaps …

Online Video Viewers Are Rich, Young, Early-Adopting Whippersnappers?

A report issued today by TDG analyst Michael Greeson, and based on research from GigaOM Pro, says that online video viewing audience is still dominated by the wealthy, teenagers, and those who are prone to be early adopters.  Somebody wake me when the findings turn …

Hollywood and The Web – Making The Case for Online Movie Releases

I'd like to talk about something tangentially related to online video but still near and dear to my heart:  movies.  I love movies.  I love them so much I went to work t a five-screen cinema at 19 and spent an entire decade managing movie …

Sony Wants To Take Your PC Video Away and Replace It With A Bravia

Well, they're not going to give you a BRAVIA they're going to give Europeans the ability to watch downloadable content on their BRAVIA TVs without needing a PC any longer. The new series of BRAVIA TVs, Blu-Ray players and home cinema systems will feature BRAVIA …

Apple’s New Final Cut Studio – Quick Overview

After some time and impatient waiting on behalf of many Mac-based video editing professionals, the newest version of Final Cut Studio was realsead out in the wild last week. The studio packages up six great applications (Final Cut Pro 7, Soundtrack Pro 3, Color 1.5, …

OmniVideo – The Future of Moving Images – Interview With James McQuivey of Forrester – Part 1

This first part of our interview with James McQuivey includes background on James as well as some insight into his thoughts on the future of online video consumption

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 …

What Is Real High-Definition Video? – Online HD Video Overview

High-Definition is the "new" way to watch video, but how do you know if what you're downloading is truly high-definition or not? Well, first we need to look at what HD actually is.

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