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The iPad ( /ˈaɪpæd/ EYE-pad) is a line of tablet computers designed and marketed by Apple Inc., primarily as a platform for audio-visual media including books, periodicals, movies, music, games, apps and web content. Its size and weight fall between those of contemporary smartphones and laptop computers. The iPad runs on iOS, the same operating system used on Apple’s iPod Touch and iPhone, and can run its own applications as well as iPhone applications. Without modification or a dev...

Brightcove 5 Enhancements Create More Robust and Efficient Platform

Brightcove 5 Enhancements Create More Robust and Efficient Platform

Brightcove put out the newest major release of their online video platform. As I've been immersed in several different OVPs of late I was looking forward to all of the new features that they've got going here and I'm going to try and get in, …

The Sunday News Reel – Week of 11-17 October, 2010

The Sunday News Reel – Week of 11 17 October, 2010

Hey hey! Another week in the books as we wind down summer in the Northern Hemisphere and rapidly hurtle toward lower temps and the holiday season. Here in my part of the world the leaves are falling along with the temps. So it's time once …

Google TV Missing Major TV Network Partners, and I Doubt Google Cares

Google TV Missing Major TV Network Partners, and I Doubt Google Cares

Yesterday Google finally opened the curtain on Google TV, giving the world some much-needed detail on what the product is and what it will be able to do.  And I was pretty impressed.

Giving Users Brand Choice Is Key To Video Ad Success On Short Form

 Giving Users Brand Choice Is Key To Video Ad Success On Short Form

The Pool, a unique research initiative made of people from Publicis Groupe, publishers and advertisers, aimed to identify optimal ad models across emerging media platforms recently put out some new research that says giving consumers the ability to select the ads they see is vital …

Will Blackberry’s PlayBook Tablet Be What Video Fans Wanted The iPad To Be?

Will Blackberry’s PlayBook Tablet Be What Video Fans Wanted The iPad To Be?

Last January, shortly after Apple announced the iPad, I wrote an editorial about the device and its appeal—or lack thereof—to video creators and marketers.  As you might guess, I wasn't enthusiastic about it (though everyone always seems to forget that my thoughts were specifically geared …

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 …

Google TV vs. Apple TV – A Side-By-Side Comparison – What’s What?

Google TV vs. Apple TV – A Side By Side Comparison – What’s What?

Mark thought it would be cool to have a resource article about Google TV. I thought it would be cool to have one about the Apple TV (no, not really). So we compromised (or rather, I snuck off and wrote this instead). Instead of just limiting …

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 …

Viral Video Lessons Round Up – Scares, Cartoon Cats, and Jet Blue Jokes

Viral Video Lessons Round Up   Scares, Cartoon Cats, and Jet Blue Jokes

Each week I keep a running list of great viral videos I stumble upon, which I then use as the basis for this weekly column.  This week's list is the longest yet—in almost a year of doing this—with nearly 20 videos that are deserving of …

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 …

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