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The term metadata is ambiguous, as it is used for two fundamentally different concepts (types). Although the expression “data about data” is often used, it does not apply to both in the same way. Structural metadata, the design and specification of data structures, cannot be about data, because at design time the application contains no data. In this case the correct description would be “data about the containers of data”. Descriptive metadata, on the other hand, is a...

EveryZing Introduces Revolutionary Online Video Player – MetaPlayer

EveryZing, a company that we have covered many times in the past, has released a ground-breaking new player to the industry, dubbed, "MetaPlayer."  With this new player, partners of Everyzing can include video content from multiple video platforms into one seamless player.  So, if a …

VSEO – Video Search Engine Optimization (VSEO) Session

http://www.reelseo.com/vseo-ses-2008/ Learn VSEO and Video Search Engine Optimization – Read for tips, tutorials, guidelines, and more information on Video SEO. Find out how to optimize video for online discovery for maximum visibility.

YouTube Speech-to-Text Recognition Functionality

YouTube, you know that Google-owned online video service, has decided that rich metadata may be the way to go. They believe that it could make a big splash and change the way that videos are indexed. The hot topic of the year so far has …

Adobe Works To Make Video Search Indexing Easier

We all know how much work it is to transcribe audio or video to text. Adobe knows as well and is doing something about it. Adobe is set to release a new version of Flash that will feature speech-to-text technology for automatic transcription and it …

HTML 5 Video Element – New Open Video Format Tags

HTML is of course the major language of the web. Over time the web grows into new areas not previously envisioned by W3C and the holders of the HTML protocol so from time to time they must bring out a newer, up-to-date, version of the …

Search Engines Use UGC To Improve Video Search

As you likely have heard, Youtube recently a new annotations feature that basically enables video creators to add add background information to a video hosted on Youtube. You can also use the annotations to link to related YouTube videos, channels, or search results from within …

BrightCove 2008 Video Search Optimization Whitepaper

Yesterday, Brightcove launched a new Whitepaper that covers best practices for online video search optimization (Video SEO). Given the real impact a successful SEO strategy has, Brightcove has put together best practices to clarify and educate their clients on how to get the most from …

Video SEO Distribution Tutorial – Submit Videos To ITunes

So you have some video, vodcasts, webisodes that you think others might like to download, or you're creating a video podcast and want to get some new distribution channels… well one of the obvious choices for that is iTunes. But how do you go about …

Solving Inefficiencies In Text-Based Metadata -Part 1

This session, titled, "Solving the inefficiencies inherent in using text-based metadata for indexing moving media," was delivered by Shawn Gold, Director, Viewdle. This session was recorded during the 2008 Video Search Summit in San Francisco, CA. This is part 1 of 4 videos for this …

Solving Inefficiencies In Text-Based Metadata -Part 2

This session, titled, "Solving the inefficiencies inherent in using text-based metadata for indexing moving media," was delivered by Shawn Gold, Director, Viewdle. This session was recorded during the 2008 Video Search Summit in San Francisco, CA. This is part 2 of 4 videos for this …

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