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Digital video is a type of digital recording system that works by using a digital rather than an analog video signal.
The terms camera, video camera, and camcorder are used interchangeably in this article.
Starting in the late 1970s to the early 1980s, several types of video production equipment were introduced, such as time base correctors (TBC) and digital video effects (DVE) units (one of the former being the Thomson-CSF 9100 Digital Video Processor, an internally all-digital f...

Surprise! China Has Largest Number of Online Video Viewers in the World

Surprise! China Has Largest Number of Online Video Viewers in the World

China's online population is over 600 million people, and the online video viewing population is more than all of America at 450 million. That's expected to grow to 700 million in the next few years. Check out the info on the world's largest online video viewing audience, China.

State of Video Advertising for Agencies [Infographic]

State of Video Advertising for Agencies [Infographic]

Mixpo surveyed 150 media buyers and came up with some pretty large numbers in regards to who is creating, managing or supporting digital video advertising campaigns in 2013. 2014 looks equally bright as well but the number might be slightly skewed, read on to find out why.

Three Key Reasons Why Video Will Push US Total Ad Spending Up In 2014

Three Key Reasons Why Video Will Push US Total Ad Spending Up In 2014

The Winter Olympics, the FIFA World Cup and the US Midterm Elections will all have a significant impact on U.S. video advertising spend in 2014. But will the purchase of video ad units exceed even the most optimistic forecasts? We think so.

Mobile Games Poised to be Next Big Thing for Video Advertising?

Mobile Games Poised to be Next Big Thing for Video Advertising?

50% of the US online population play games on their mobile devices, and ads on those games attract a click through rate (CTR) of, minimum, 1.5% globally. That's around 10 times higher CTR than display ads which spells out a big opportunity for brands.

IAB Digital Video Rising Stars Announced: Standardising Ad Units

IAB Digital Video Rising Stars Announced: Standardising Ad Units

The IAB has released the final version of their Digital Video Rising Stars Style Guide and Technical Specifications. The guidelines are designed to standardise digital formats for brand advertising, including video ads.

Video Format Fun: Frames, Containers, Codecs And Compression, Oh My!

Video Format Fun: Frames, Containers, Codecs And Compression, Oh My!

The world of video formats can be confusing if you're unfamiliar with codecs, containers, frames per second, aspect ratios and compression. We've put together a quick guide to these topics which should give you a better understanding.

The Week In Video: YouTube Dirty Tricks And More Arrested Development

The Week In Video: YouTube Dirty Tricks And More Arrested Development

We take a good look back at the week in online video to see how YouTube have made life a bit easier for those with more than one channel and how Netflix look set for a second series of Arrested Development.

How Do YOU Market Video Online? Take the 2013 Video Marketing Survey

How Do YOU Market Video Online? Take the 2013 Video Marketing Survey

ReelSEO and the Web Video Marketing Council want to know how you market video. What kind of content are you putting out? What platforms do you use? What kind of SEO tactics do you implement to get your video seen? In 2012, 81% of marketers used video in their programs. How much more or less do we use it now?

Video Content Drives Social Engagement, Gains Ground on Mobile [Report]

Video Content Drives Social Engagement, Gains Ground on Mobile [Report]

The U.S. Digital Video Benchmark 2012 Report from Adobe takes an in-depth look at how video content encourages strong viewer engagement and how mobile devices are becoming an essential part of the viewer experience.

5 New Video Ad Formats Selected by IAB Hope to Get You Watching and Clicking

5 New Video Ad Formats Selected by IAB Hope to Get You Watching and Clicking

Five ad formats from IAB's "Rising Stars" will be vying for viewers' attention soon. Giving ads interactivity, social media buttons, the ability to find local dealers and to find out more about the product will enhance digital advertising, but the question is, will it make people want to watch more? No doubt the people who want to watch ads will enjoy the enhancements, but those who hate ads won't like sitting through them any more than usual.

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