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Brightcove is an Internet TV service dedicated to harnessing the inherent power of the Internet to transform the distribution and consumption of media. Brightcove empowers content owners—from independent producers to major broadcast networks—to reach their audiences directly through the Internet. At the same time, helping web publishers enrich their sites with syndicated video programming, and we give marketers more ways to communicate and engage with their consumers. Most impor...

The Online Video Weekly News Reel – 13 March 2011

The Online Video Weekly News Reel   13 March 2011

This was a busy week as I was in both Prague and Hamburg. Then when I returned the Wisconsin government had gone and done something illegal, Japan had been hit by a massive earthquake and then a tsunami and well, the world just seemed to …

Another Video One Bites the Dust, VBrick Acquires Fliqz

Another Video One Bites the Dust, VBrick Acquires Fliqz

News of more consolidation within the online video platform space came earlier this week with the announcement that Emeryville, CA-based Fliqz has been acquired by enterprise IP video pioneer VBrick. In a press release issued on Tuesday, Wallingford, Conn.-based VBrick announced that it has acquired …

Newspapers Rock Online Video, Smoke Broadcasters in Uploads

Newspapers Rock Online Video, Smoke Broadcasters in Uploads

Brightcove again teamed up with TubeMogul to take a look at online video and its usage, including engagement and discovery, which they've published as the Q4 2010 Online Video & the Media Industry Quarterly Research report. As Team America might say… Quarterly Reports! F-Yeah! (Mark will love …

Adobe Flash 10.2 Said to be 34% More Efficient, Includes H.264 Hardware Acceleration

Adobe Flash 10.2 Said to be 34% More Efficient, Includes H.264 Hardware Acceleration

Adobe recently announced features for the new 10.2 Flash. Among the claims are 34% more efficient, inclusion of the H.264 codec and support for more mobile devices and platforms. Also, and this seems to be the way the whole industry is going, they have included …

Weekly Web Video Industry News Reel – Read like an Egyptian Edition

Weekly Web Video Industry News Reel – Read like an Egyptian Edition

So it's Sunday. The people of Wisconsin are still celebrating the winning of Super Bowl XLV by the Green Bay Packers and Egypt has finally tossed its oppressive president, Hosni Mubarak, out after eighteen days of demonstrations. None of that has anything to do with …

5 Tips for Creating Effective Interactive & Clickable Videos

5 Tips for Creating Effective Interactive & Clickable Videos

Clickable video poses exciting opportunities for the future of video. Video is projected to continue its dominance of web traffic, largely because it's a much more engaging and connected form of communication than written word. (Wait till my girlfriend reads that). The majority of the …

Brightcove Sees Opportunity In Powering Government Video

Brightcove Sees Opportunity In Powering Government Video

Brightcove already provides one of the most robust and scalable video platforms in the world to big brand customers like Showtime, Reebok, or the Discovery Channel. While some brands prefer to use free services like YouTube, there is a growing market for the kind of …

Brightcove Brings the Sundance Film Festival to the Masses with Live Video Streaming

Brightcove Brings the Sundance Film Festival to the Masses with Live Video Streaming

The Sundance Film Festival–started by acting and directing legend Robert Redford, is one of the most popular and buzzed-about festivals of the year. There are always films at Sundance that go on to be box office hits or award-show darlings.  The festival is attended by …

Why Don't All Video Platforms Display Video View Counts?!

Why Don't All Video Platforms Display Video View Counts?!

When I was preparing a post about Red Letter Media's Star Wars reviews earlier in the week, I discovered something surprising.  Well, it was surprising to me.  Blip.tv–where Red Letter's latest video is hosted–doesn't share video view counts publicly on the website.  It was important …

2010 Internet Television In A Nutshell and 2011 Predictions

2010 Internet Television In A Nutshell and 2011 Predictions

Some might say that 2010 was the year of Internet TV's emergence. Sure, there were a lot of things that went right for it during the year and a couple things that didn't. So let's take a look at the highlights including the new Apple …

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