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Introducing Mixpo Frameworks For Rich, Interactive Online Video Campaigns

Introducing Mixpo Frameworks For Rich, Interactive Online Video Campaigns

I just got the scoop on Mixpo's new Frameworks from Walter Harp and he tells me there's some interesting things going on with them in the near future as well. Frameworks basically offer you a set of pre-made interactive layer formats to help advertisers easily …

Half Of All Mobile Video Views Are On Android Phones

Half Of All Mobile Video Views Are On Android Phones

Yesterday we looked at the recent report from Brightcove and TubeMogul entitled Online Video & The Media Industry – Special Features: Full Length Episodes, Mobile Engagement, and how the study showed that Facebook referrals for video dropped from Q1 to Q2 in 2011, while search referrals …

Adobe Abandons Flash For Mobile Devices

Adobe Abandons Flash For Mobile Devices

Citing the growth and almost exclusive use of HTML5 on mobile devices, Adobe has decided to discontinue new versions of Flash on mobile devices in the future.  After the release of Flash 11.1 for Android and Blackberry PlayBook, Adobe will now focus on HTML5 applications …

Popcorn Framework Brings Interactive Video To The People’s Choice Awards

Popcorn Framework Brings Interactive Video To The Peoples Choice Awards

A few weeks ago, we discussed Mozilla's interactive video framework, Popcorn.js, an HTML5 application that will allow for content creators to provide context links and information to their videos.  It was test-driven with documentary films.  Now, with the support of content optimization company RAMP, and …

Popcorn Hackathon – Documentary Filmmakers Look To Make Videos More Interactive

Popcorn Hackathon   Documentary Filmmakers Look To Make Videos More Interactive

When we watch movies, we've been trained to watch them with as little distraction as possible.  Our minds are focused on the story, so we don't miss anything.  But maybe you start wondering who that actor is, or what the film is referencing, or go …

Steve Jobs’ Impact On The Video Industry – The Reel Web Episode #8

Steve Jobs Impact On The Video Industry   The Reel Web Episode #8

Steve Jobs passed away last week. The story is all over the news, and rightfully so! Steve Jobs impacted the world in significant ways, changing how we communicate, consume media, work, and even relate to each other. This week we take a brief look at Steve …

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 …

10 Great Video Innovations From Steve Jobs & Apple (and Some That Weren’t)

10 Great Video Innovations From Steve Jobs & Apple (and Some That Weren’t)

In memory of Apple's founder, the late Steve Jobs, who passed away this week, I've put together what I think will be a complete list of notable video-related technology creations from Jobs and Apple. See what made the Top 10 list, along with the no-so-great …

Adobe Proves Relevant To HTML5 Future With Adobe Touch Apps & AIR Integration

Adobe Proves Relevant To HTML5 Future With Adobe Touch Apps & AIR Integration

Adobe MAX 2011 is going on, and while I'm not there, I've been keeping up with what's going on. One of the interesting things for us, the online video community, is Adobe AIR 3 and Flash Player 11. They announced that both are available as …

Yahoo & ABC Team Up To Deliver News With Web Series Like Newsmakers

Yahoo & ABC Team Up To Deliver News With Web Series Like Newsmakers

With so many people getting news from so many sources, the giants of the medium have begun to lose a lot of their audience.  So now, you have giant corporations teaming up to combine their respective viewers into one large audience to be more attractive …

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