Freewheel Articles

In mechanical or automotive engineering, a freewheel or overrunning clutch is a device in a transmission that disengages the driveshaft from the driven shaft when the driven shaft rotates faster than the driveshaft. An overdrive is sometimes mistakenly called a freewheel, but is otherwise unrelated.
The condition of a driven shaft spinning faster than its driveshaft exists in most bicycles when the rider holds his or her feet still, no longer pushing the pedals. In a fixed-gear bicycle,...

Dell Eyeing Internet TV and Streaming, Roku Wants A Bite Out of Apple

Dell Eyeing Internet TV and Streaming, Roku Wants A Bite Out of Apple

Dell, along with everyone and their brother it seems, wants in on the streaming video pie chart and they're preparing to cut themselves off a slice according to the latest reports. Networkworld reports they're looking into getting some devices in their lineup and looking over …

Adify Creates VAST Video Ad Network

Heh, that's one of my better titles right there. Plus, it's extremely accurate in both meanings. Adify has recently implemented a new VAST 2.0 network that spans the globe and expands their previous offerings.

BrightCove Free Wheels Into HTML 5 Video Ads

Brightcove and FreeWheel have teamed up to offer an HTML 5 ad solution. Now they've said that it's the first of its kind but I seem to remember already writing about some HTML 5 ad solutions so I'm not so sure about that point. We'll … Adds More Knobs To Dashboard, Expands Distribution Channels

Blip.TV recently decided that they didn't have enough knobs, switches, levers, buttons and what nots on their dashboard. So they decided to upgrade it and throw in some new things for you to play with. Additionally, since they were doing some work anyway, they decided …

The Brightcove Alliance Launches With More Than 90 Partners

Brightcove Inc. today announced the formation of the Brightcove Alliance, a global ecosystem of leading technology and distribution partners who have integrated with the Brightcove online video platform, as well as solution providers building customer websites and video applications using Brightcove. Through the Brightcove Alliance, …

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