HTML5 Articles

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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CBS Testing HTML5 Video Tag for IPad Support

Several sites on the web (The Other Mac Blog, MacRumors) noted that CBS.com had posted some iPad test videos. At first glance you might be confused as they show up in a standard Flash player, but MacRumors did some further digging and uncovered some HTML5 ...

LiveClicker Launches Interactive HTML5 Video for E-Commerce

When the HTML5 news rains, it pours. Today we have news that video commerce platform provider Liveclicker has released the industry's first HTML5 player supporting interactive video commerce. The player is already live on Onlineshoes.tv for Chrome, Safari, and iPhone users, and is expected to ...

Kaltura Helps To Spread The Word About HTML5

Hot hot hot on the heels of the IE9 HTML 5/H.264 news is an announcement from Kaltura that they're teaming up with some others to start some new open video initiatives, specifically in regards to HTML 5

My Theora On H(TML5).264 Support

My Theora On H(TML5).264 Support

Microsoft showed off what some are calling the killer app (a lame term really), Internet Explorer 9. It's got HTML 5 support (to what extent remains to be seen) and MP3, MP4 and H.264 support built in. That could be enough to push the industry ...

Remixing Copyrighted Video – Fair Use or Infringement?

Remixing Copyrighted Video – Fair Use or Infringement?

ReelSEO's Grant Crowell asks Harvard Law Professor and political activist Lawrence Lessig, what's in it for businesses to be more lax in their enforcement of copyrighted video based on fair use culture?

The Basics of Web Video File Formats and Video Containers

The Basics of Web Video File Formats and Video Containers

Does all the technical jargon about digital video file formats drive you bonkers? Join the club! Confusion over video file formats is probably the single biggest hang-up for people wanting to upload video to the web. The good news is that with just a little ...

SeeSaw Launches Streaming Video-On-Demand Site for UK

It's easy for Americans like me to develop tunnel vision when it comes to the Internet, subconsciously blocking out any website or issue that doesn't speak directly to our world.  But the obvious truth is that there are millions of users outside the U.S. who ...

Veeple Launches Search Engine Friendly Video Embed Codes

Today - Veeple, an online video platform that we've covered in the past, announced a new feature for their customers which helps a bit with the long-standing issue of Flash and SEO. They have modified their video embed codes to provide alternative text content for ...

YouTube Movie Rentals In The Works

YouTube recently announced that they would be testing a video rental service via their site. As a "Beta Test," they've partnered with Sundance Film Festival and have five films available. It seems they will be available for rent until the end of the month.

YouTube Embraces HTML 5 Video, Experimentally

YouTube recently stated that they want to help push HTML 5 to the forefront and have begun a more robust experiment to use it on their site. You have to opt-in to beta program in order to see the HTML 5 pages and there are ...

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