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Firefox to Stop Pushing WebM and Give in to H.264? What's that Mean to You

Firefox to Stop Pushing WebM and Give in to H.264? Whats that Mean to You

It's a dark day indeed for online video, H.264 has seemingly won the war without any real battles being fought. Google has yet to remove H.264 from Chrome and now someone high up at Firefox has pretty much stated that they're throwing in the towel ...

MPEG DASH Gains Industry Support As "Streaming Media Standard"

MPEG DASH Gains Industry Support As Streaming Media Standard

Well, it seems some companies, including Netflix and Microsoft, have got together behind a single format for media streaming. The format, MPEG DASH, now has its own Promoters Group. DASH, or dynamic adaptive streaming over HTTP, was just finalized in November and allows for, obviously, ...

MPEG LA Publishes MVC 3D Video Codec Licensing Prices

MPEG LA Publishes MVC 3D Video Codec Licensing Prices

MPEG LA have announced pricing for licenses on the Multiview Video Coding 3D codec. It covers everything from hardware that will use it to subscription services and prices range from one cent per disc to $300,000 for big subscription services. Currently, MPEG LA is dedicating ...

Logitech Brings 1080p HD To Home Video Conferencing With New Webcam

Logitech Brings 1080p HD To Home Video Conferencing With New Webcam

Logitech is announcing today a new webcam that allows up to 1080p video conferencing when used in conjunction with the compatible software. The Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920 will also be able to do 15MP still images with one-touch uploads to social networks. "People are increasingly ...

Putting Raystream To The Test, Does it Stand Up to Its Claims?

Putting Raystream To The Test, Does it Stand Up to Its Claims?

A while back, I wrote about Raystream's new technology that is set to revolutionize the online video industry, or is it? I sent them a 271MB video file and asked them to do that voodoo that they do to it and send it back. Might ...

Introducing Dailymotion Cloud Video Delivery Business

Introducing Dailymotion Cloud Video Delivery Business

Dailymotion is expanding outside of the curated content business and into the cloud-based online video serving business and why not? After all, everyone else is doing it too no? Alright, not everyone.

What Influence Did Steve Jobs Have On Web Video? Industry Professionals Speak

What Influence Did Steve Jobs Have On Web Video? Industry Professionals Speak

In my previous post I made a list of what I thought to be the top video innovations of both Steve Jobs and Apple. However right away one of our readers had reminded me of a few good ones I completely overlooked. So rather than ...

Adobe Air 3 & Flash Player 11 Bring Big Video Updates

Adobe Air 3 & Flash Player 11 Bring Big Video Updates

Adobe Air 3 and Flash 11 are set to bring 3D graphics to gaming (which I wrote up at GDN: Adobe Platforms Will Now have 3D Gaming Potential), but there is more to it than that. There are also some interesting video performance expansions and ...

WeVideo Brings Cloud-Powered, Collaborative Video Editing To Almost Any Device

WeVideo Brings Cloud Powered, Collaborative Video Editing To Almost Any Device

I have known about WeVideo for a couple weeks now and have been bursting to tell you all about it. I mean really, when something this cool comes along, embargoes get in the way of my enthusiasm. I did mention a brief bullet point or ...

YouTube WebM Transcoding Complete for 30% of Videos Which Make up 99% of Views

YouTube WebM Transcoding Complete for 30% of Videos Which Make up 99% of Views

Some sites are reporting that WebM is the most used format at YouTube, but that's not exactly what the blog post says. It says that they have finished transcoding the most viewed videos to WebM and all new uploads are automatically transcoded to it. It's ...

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