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Watch Netflix Streaming Movies On A Mac With New Netflix Beta Silverlight Player

Via DownloadSquad, Netflix is beta-testing a new online streaming video player based on Microsoft Silverlight that now allows Mac users to instantly watch Netflix movies on a Mac once silverlight is installed.  PC users have enjoyed this ability for sometime and the new player is …

Internet Video Consumption In Germany – Research From ComScore

comScore released data from the comScore Video Metrix service, indicating that 25.9 million German Internet users viewed more than 3 billion videos online in August 2008. comScore Video Metrix, which was the first video tracking service introduced in the U.S. more than two years ago, …

The First Contextual Ad Platform To Leverage Image and Video Recognition Technologies Launched Today

Eyealike, a visual-based search innovator, today announced Eyealike VisualAd, the world's first image and video-based contextual advertising platform for social networks and rich media websites. With a unique ability to recognize facial features, skin color, hair, gender and age, as well as objects like logos …

Hollywood Takes A Stab At Creating Online Video Standards

The Web lacks a standard way of organizing and playing media files, let alone gearing the playback for the growing variety of TV, computer and mobile screens. That's the problem the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) hopes to address in a new …

New Cost Per Engagement (CPE) Online Video Advertising From VideoEgg

VideoEgg today introduced AdFramesSM, a performance-based ad offering designed specifically for brand advertisers. This innovative, feature rich model provides a more measurable way for advertisers to create high value engagement in social spaces, video and gaming environments. Unlike the traditional cost-per-impression (CPM) method, which lacks …

Truveo Is The Most Comprehensive Video Search Platform – Study

Truveo's video search engine provides the most comprehensive results of any major search engine online, according to an extensive study conducted by the search engine team. The study, conducted in August, looked at how well Truveo, Blinkx, Google Video, Microsoft Live Video Search and Yahoo! …

Online Video Viewing Up, Search Engines Continue To Dominate

Comscore, one of the leading agencies for Internet audience measurement, recently released its reports on video engagement for the month of July 2008.  Google Sites once again ranked as the top U.S. video property with more than 5 billion videos viewed (representing a 44 percent share …

thePlatform Now Offers The Largest Set of Options for Online Video Advertising

Earlier this year, thePlatform, the leading white-label video management and publishing company, unveiled the industry's largest collection of integrated partners for serving the professional online video market. Today, the company announced that it will bolster its roster of advertising integrations, with the additions of: 24/7 …

75 Percent of U.S. Internet Audience Watched Online Video In July

comScore released its July 2008 data from the comScore Video Metrix service, reporting that Americans viewed more than 11.4 billion videos for a total duration of 558 million hours during the month. Google Sites Maintains Dominant Position – In July, Google Sites once again ranked …

Silverlight Announces H.264 Support for Online HD Video

Microsoft Silverlight has recently played a major role helping to shape some of the world's biggest events in recent months. Silverlight – Microsoft's cross-browser, cross-platform solution for delivering rich interactive applications and content experiences on the Web – helped viewers experience both the Olympic Games …

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