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Brightcove Enhances HTML5 Monetization Across Multiple Platforms

Brightcove Enhances HTML5 Monetization Across Multiple Platforms

Trying to get ads to play across a variety of platforms: desktop, mobile, tablet, etc. can be a headache. Everything uses a different browser or operating system, and ad networks need something that can help bridge the gap so that their ads play cleanly across all devices. Brightcove is announcing an advancement in HTML5 video monetization.

Browser Adoption of HTML5 Video Continues to Grow, But Still Not Complete

Browser Adoption of HTML5 Video Continues to Grow, But Still Not Complete

LongTail Video just released the update to their longstanding State of HTML5 Video which gives everyone a clear cut, easy to read guide to what parts of the HTML5 <video> tag are supported, by what browser and to what extent. At present, 79% of the …

The War on Adobe Flash is Rekindled in Internet Explorer 10

The War on Adobe Flash is Rekindled in Internet Explorer 10

Oh Microsoft… all those anti-monopoly sanctions quietly end, and you go right back on the attack. This time with Internet Explorer 10 and its Metro version which will not easily support Adobe Flash. I think I smell another anti-competition lawsuit in the making.

Streaming Media West 2012, A Quick Guide and Planner – Help Us Decide What to Report On

Streaming Media West 2012, A Quick Guide and Planner   Help Us Decide What to Report On

I have done it! I have convinced Mark to unchain me from the desk and get me to an upcoming show. The show is, obviously, Streaming Media West 2012 which will be held at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in L.A. October 30-31. Oh, Halloween in …

List of HTML5 Capable Video Players & Destination Sites

List of HTML5 Capable Video Players & Destination Sites

While one might think that every Tom, Dick and Harry video player is now HTML5 capable, you'd be wrong. Well, not totally wrong as most are. So here's a list of some of the more popular HTML5 video players.

Enterprise Video Conference to Coincide with Streaming Media West 2012

Enterprise Video Conference to Coincide with Streaming Media West 2012

Streaming Media events have been a mainstay in the ReelSEO realm for some time now because of the massive hoard of information that they pass on to everyone that attends. The information often proves educational, actionable and downright useful in so many ways that it's …

HTML5 Video SEO to Get Easier with Track Element Standard (WebVTT)

HTML5 Video SEO to Get Easier with Track Element Standard (WebVTT)

The track element has a lot of uses but for the ReelSEO audience, I think one of the best will be the ability to attach a ton of metadata to those HTML5 videos that we're all starting to publish. Sure, it is meant for other …

Interactive Video Ad Insertion Arrives for Live HTTP Streams

Interactive Video Ad Insertion Arrives for Live HTTP Streams

Jivox is over at the  Interactive Advertising Bureau’s (IAB) Marketplace - Mobile event and it just dropped into my inbox that they've announced the ability to insert their interactive video ads into live HTTP streams (using HLS). That's pretty big news for those of us that are …

Why Adobe Really Dropped Their Mobile Flash Support

Why Adobe Really Dropped Their Mobile Flash Support

Many, especially the zealous Apple supporters, would have you believe that Apple killed Flash. In reality, it's HTML5 that might be the ultimate demise of Flash, but it won't be this year and probably not next year either. A recent article at TechCrunch took an …

LG and Philips Work Toward Universal Smart TV App Platform with Smart TV Alliance

LG and Philips Work Toward Universal Smart TV App Platform with Smart TV Alliance

This is particularly of interest to me since I just finished the round up of connected TV advertising services and offerings. LG and Philips have created a Smart TV Alliance and are working toward a universal app platform. For advertisers and publishers alike, this is …

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