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All about the HTML5 Video Tag, codecs for HTML-5 Video (h.264, webM VP8, ogv, etc…), standards and best practices for HTML5 video publishing, HTML5 vs. Adobe Flash, HTML5 Video + Adobe, etc….

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Microsoft Moves To HTML5 Video for ESPN Xbox 360 Application

Microsoft Moves To HTML5 Video for ESPN Xbox 360 Application

Microsoft has switched up its game or at least the technology you'll be using to watch the big game thanks to their ESPN3 video application on the Xbox 360. It's an interesting decision I think. It seems that they've nixed anything related to their own …

VideoLAN’s VLC Player App To Show Up On iPad? It Depends On Apple’s Approval

VideoLAN’s VLC Player App To Show Up On iPad? It Depends On Apple’s Approval

VideoLan (makers of the popular VLC media player) has been ported by Applidium and the the makers of the software are pleased. It's been submitted to Apple, but the question remains, will they [Apple] allow a video player that's not directly tied to their software, shopping …

Awesome HTML5 Canvas and Video Demos

Awesome HTML5 Canvas and Video Demos

Hello everyone and welcome to the long weekend (for those of you in the US that is). The rest of us, well some of us even work on the weekends… This weekend I thought we would take a look at some really cool uses of the …

CIO.com Lists 6 Reasons Why Adobe’s Flash Will NOT Die

CIO.com Lists 6 Reasons Why Adobes Flash Will NOT Die

Howard Wen from ComputerWorld (US) writing at CIO.com gave a lengthy list of reasons why you can end your Flash Deathwatch pool. If you remember, a while back, Youtube also gave a list of reasons as well. It's good to see people getting over the …

H.264 Codec Is Now FREE – for Free Video – MPEG LA Announces Royalty-Free License

H.264 Codec Is Now FREE   for Free Video   MPEG LA Announces Royalty Free License

I just ran across this most interesting of items.  MPEG LA has announced that they will not charge royalties on Internet Video using the AVC/H.264 codec, when that video is free to end-users, for the lifetime of that license. This goes beyond the previous December …

Tremor Media Announces HTML5 Support for Video Ads

Tremor Media Announces HTML5 Support for Video Ads

Tremor Media announced they're going to begin offering HTML5 support for their video ads, mainly focusing on the iPad and then other mobile platforms. Considering that they reach about 19% of the US population and show around 450 Million ads a month, it's a smart …

The Web Is Dead, Says Wired – But Video Is Alive and Kicking

The Web Is Dead, Says Wired   But Video Is Alive and Kicking

Today  everyone's talking about a piece in Wired Magazine entitled, "The Web Is Dead.” Naturally, they posted the story on their website, and probably in a few other dead media formats as well, like print. The article's first paragraph reveals that its headline is somewhere …

ReelSEO Behind-the-Scenes: MDialog’s HTML5 Streaming and Dynamic Ad Insertion Service

ReelSEO Behind the Scenes: MDialog’s HTML5 Streaming and Dynamic Ad Insertion Service

mDialog recently announced their ability to deliver both streaming video as well as advertising to the Apple platforms (iPad and iPhone specifically). So I sat down with them for a long chat about how they are doing that and to check it out for myself.

E-Commerce Video SEO Snapshot Spells Huge Opportunity for Internet Retailers

E Commerce Video SEO Snapshot Spells Huge Opportunity for Internet Retailers

We've seen a lot of research pointing to how effectively video helps increase conversion, sales and revenue for online retailers. But just how well are the online retailers doing from a search engine optimization viewpoint for that same video? Not well according to some recent …

Dive Into HTML5 Video With The Masters – HTML5 Webinar Replay Video

Dive Into HTML5 Video With The Masters   HTML5 Webinar Replay Video

Last week, we held our second ReelSEO webinar event titled, "Dive Into HTML5 Video – Learn From The Masters." The webinar was a great success and we had more than 1100 attendees join us for the first hour with more than 500 remaining online past …

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