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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.

Overview of Digital Video File Formats

Overview of Digital Video File Formats

The wonderful world of digital video is drowning in a sea of alphabet soup. Do you get frustrated not knowing an .avi from an .flv? To help you master the world of Internet and digital video, I have compiled a comprehensive, yet easy to understand …

TMZ Goes Wireless – Ad Supported Mobile Video

TMZ – the number one entertainment news destination on the Internet – is expanding into the mobile space as TMZ goes wireless via an advertiser-supported, cross-carrier, stand-alone mobile web site that will put the most popular aspects of http://www.TMZ.com (including rich content such as video) …

Hulu To Launch Wednesday With New Partners

Hulu will launch its free video streaming service on March 12, when the service exits its five-month-long private beta phase and becomes accessible to all public users.  Hulu has attracted a ton of attention from the press and for good reason, the site is backed …

Video Quality Comparison and Reference Table

Video quality reference table (arranged in order of best to worst): Source/service Codec Resolution Bit-rate Blu-ray H.264 or MPEG2 1920×1080 1080i/p 40 HD DVD H.264 or VC-1 1920×1080 1080i/p 28 ATSC HDTV MPEG2 1920×1080 1080i/p 19.39 Digital cable MPEG2 1920×1080 1080i/p ~ 16 Verizon FiOS …

Gracenote Unveils Advanced Video Identification Platform

In 2007, consumers' consumption of digital video became ubiquitous — from video blogging to online advertising, from user-generated mash-ups to major studio distribution, from the cell phone to the back-seat of the car. However, creating both an enjoyable consumer experience and a viable business around …

HD Video Editing Software Released

At this years CES, it appears that software providers for video editing software have realized our pleas for better software to edit high-definition video. With many camcorders recording in AVCHD and HDDVD formats, consumers have had difficultly in editing videos for web use. Typically, users …

DTS To Showcase High-Definition Solutions At CES 2008

New Sampler Discs in HD DVD and Blu-ray Disc Formats Featuring DTS-HD Master Audio™ Available for Show Attendees 2008 International CES DTS, Inc. returns to main floor of the 2008 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), January 7-10, Booth # 21913, South Hall, Las Vegas Convention Center, …

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