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Microsoft Silverlight Overview – Support for HD Video

Microsoft Web Silverlight 2.0 is a cross-browser, cross-platform plug-in for delivering richer user experiences on the net. It produces rich interactive applications and media experiences for the net that include video, animation, interactivity, and stunning user interfaces. It also offers flawless, quick installation for users …

Online Video Encoding Tool – Convert and Encode Any Format

Online Video Encoding Tool   Convert and Encode Any Format

This online video encoding service lets you encode videos for almost any formats to almost any format and they offer a REST-based interface that lets you do direct application integration. Videos can be uploaded directly from your local machine or accessed via sites like YouTube, …

2008 and Future Online Video Value Chain Predictions

Every Thursday at AltSearchEngines, they feature posts from Guest Authors from from the search engines themselves. Today, AltSearchEngines posted the following future predictions from Tom Wilde, CEO of EveryZing, the multimedia search and merchandising platform. In addition, ReelSEO spoke with Tom Wilde yesterday and we …

Overview of MPEG7 – Superior Handling of Metadata Content

In a video presentation about the future of video search, covered a few weeks ago by Google Tech Talks, John R Smith (PM at IBM Research) talked about the need for a true classification method centered around automatic machine learning of the content within a …

Details – Adobe Flash Player 9 – Support for HD Video

Flash Player 9 is constructed on the improvements of Flash Player 8 by bringing more power to the runtime by the use of ActionScript 3.0. ActionScript 3.0 brings along strong programming model, innovative performance and observance with the ECMA Script standard. This provides up to …

High-Definition (HD) Video Formats Comparison – Is The Internet Ready for HD? Part-1

We have all heard about Adobe's new version of the Flash 9 Player which includes support for HD quality video including hardware acceleration. While this is great news for video online, it is interesting to examine whether or not we are really ready for HD. …

What Is High Definition Video? HDTV History and Definition.

HDTV or high definition television normally refers to any video system of higher resolution than the standard definition. The original HD specifications date back to the early 1980s, when Japan first experimented with a 1025 line television standard. Japan presented their parameters at an international …

Challenges for High-Definition On The Web – Is The Internet Ready for HD? Part-2

Is the Internet Ready for HD? Part-2 (part-1 here) Let's look the obstacles that we will need to conquer in order to bring High-Definition to the browser. Size: The biggest obstacle for viewing HD quality video in a browser is the size of the video. …

High Definition Video Formats and Delivery Explained

High-definition video production is increasing rapidly, as its installed base of high-definition-capable displays growing at a same pace. A significant amount of this content will be delivered via the internet. HD source formats are always in 1920 x 1080 resolution or 1280 x 720 resolution: …

H.264 Versus MPEG-4 – Video Encoding Formats Compared

H.264 Versus MPEG 4   Video Encoding Formats Compared

Overview of MPEG-4 encoding format: MPEG-4 is a standard used to compress audio and visual data. The MPEG-4 standard is generally used for streaming media and CD distribution, video conversation, and broadcast television. MPEG-4 incorporates many features of MPEG-1, MPEG-2 and other related standards. MPEG-4 …

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