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Pay-TV VOD Easier to Use But OTT Still Dominates

Pay TV VOD Easier to Use But OTT Still Dominates

Pay-TV companies did not really get how people discovered content for a long time, they might not quite get it now. But they are trying and that shows in Digitalsmith’s Q4 2013 Video Discovery Trends report where almost half of the respondents felt it is easy to find a movie in their pay-TV VOD catalog. A marked improvement to say the least. Are you buying VOD movies are are you still on the SVOD path with your favorite online movie subscription service?

Netflix Top of SVOD List, RedBox Leads in Pay-Per-Rental Category [Report]

Netflix Top of SVOD List, RedBox Leads in Pay Per Rental Category [Report]

Digitalsmith’s Q3 2013 Video Discovery Trends Report confirms that Netflix holds the lion’s share of the Subscription Video on Demand market with 41% – no surprise there. Redbox Kiosks have the largest share of the Pay-per-Rent services market at 16.5%.

Content Recognition Offers TV-like Video Ad Targeting but Still Missing Big Opportunity?

Content Recognition Offers TV like Video Ad Targeting but Still Missing Big Opportunity?

In the past I've written much about the pretty amazing technology that allows you to basically scan through video and pull out people, places, things and even skin flicks. Leaders in the space include Digitalsmiths, Affine and ClearStream (who have just announced a whole new buying …

Social TV Buzz Doubles YOY & Twitter Remains #1 for Social TV Activity

Social TV Buzz Doubles YOY & Twitter Remains #1 for Social TV Activity

The growth of social activity in conversations and check-ins around TV programming has grown by about 91% year over year, according to a study by social TV tracking service Trendrr.TV. The company also uncovered several interesting trends regarding social activity. Meanwhile, electronic program guides are …

Online Video Advertising Is Starting To Look A Lot Like TV

Online Video Advertising Is Starting To Look A Lot Like TV

Online video ad management firm Freewheel has found that the number of ads that run in the middle of online video shows has increased by 8 times from the start of the year. This is the latest evidence that Internet TV is going to be …

Adobe Gets Serious With Open Source – Opens Up That MF

Adobe has started to take open source video serious and now has the open source media framework (osmf, strobe). Read about Adobe opens up flash media player framework

Digitalsmiths Lets You Search Inside Video

Digitalsmiths claims to have a so-called 'skin detection algorithm' that will allow users of the video search engine to search for dialogue, nude scenes and more… How peculiar.

Online Video Syndication and Licensing Strategies – Interview With Digitalsmiths

http://www.reelseo.com/syndication-licensing-digitalsmith/7880/ ReelSEO interviews Ben Weinberger of DigitalSmiths about the importance of professional video syndication and video licensing strategies for online video content.

Image and Speech Recognition In Video SEO: The Digitalsmith Interview

Image and Speech Recognition In Video SEO: The Digitalsmith Interview

I interviewed Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of the video publishing platform and indexing solutions provider Digitalsmiths, Ben Weinberger, on how their combination of  image interpretation and speech recognition tools can enhance search results and SEO campaigns for businesses of all sizes.

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