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JW Player 5.0 Launches With Some Huge Upgrades

At Streaming Media West a few weeks back, I had the pleasure of meeting Jeroen Wijering, one of my "heroes" in the online video space. I know, I know - hero? Seriously Mark? Yes! Jeroen is the creator of the most popular open source video player around, …

HTML 5 Won’t Kill Adobe Flash Video Player

HTML 5 Wont Kill Adobe Flash Video Player

Let's face it, people, for some unknown reason, want HTML 5 to crush Flash. But as far as I'm concerned, it just won't happen and here's why.

End Your Video Encoding Blues With Encoding.com

Encoding.com offers, get this, web-based, on-demand, video encoding. Nope, no joke. They will grab your video encode it and then send it back to you. Sign up is free and you can even do a test run but after that, you'll have to pay

What To Consider When Shopping for An Online Video Platform

These days the pickins are abundant in the online video platform space, with over 60 pure-play, on-demand online video platform providers (OVPs) offering businesses top-to-bottom video solutions including content ingestion of any format, encoding to multiple formats, storage, content management, monetization, analytics, and playback in …

Create Animated Video Gifs for YouTube Videos

Create Animated Video Gifs for YouTube Videos

If you have ever wanted to include a YouTube video in an email (not Gmail – as it supports YouTube videos), you know that at this point in time, videos are next to impossible to email.  That being said, there is a neat tool available …

List of Online Video Platform APIs

As most of you know, an online video platform provides companies with video hosting and delivery services among various other features and functionality that can vary (analytics, ad networks, HD support, etc…).  Many of these online video platforms (and there are just too many right now …

Microsoft Wants You To Use Their Stuff To Stream HD

We all know that Flash rules the roost when it comes to online video. We also know that HTML 5 could put a serious dent in that dominance. Now Microsoft is trying to do the same but in the HD streaming category with their upcoming …

Understanding FLV and SWF – The Basics of Flash Video

If there are any non-technical folks out there that have been wondering what the heck the difference is between FLV (Flash Video) and SWF (Shockwave Flash) file formats, you are in luck.  In this short video from Sorenson Media, Technical Support Specialist Jeff Udall provides …

Video Ads Are THE Most Effective Ad Format

In the past, I've written about how video ads perform when compared to traditional banner ads.  Now, Google confirms the strong effectiveness of video advertising with a recently released a study via DoubleClick which states Rich media ad formats with video outperform all other types …

Is Ogg Theora The Savior of Online Video?

Ogg Theora, the magical, mystical, savior of the online video movement? Tapped to be part of the Open Video Standards and set to take its position at center stage in the push for widespread online video acceptance, but is it all it can be and …

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