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JW Player Partners With Vid.ly To Simplify Video Across All Devices

JW Player Partners With Vid.ly To Simplify Video Across All Devices

Online video service Vid.ly has teamed up with JW Player and that means the guesswork will been taken out of encoding profiles for HTML5 browsers, smartphones, tablets, set-top boxes and connected TVs. The new partnership will ensure that publishers can keep up with the latest mobile devices and browsers on the market.

An In-Depth Look At OTT And Live TV For 2014

An In Depth Look At OTT And Live TV For 2014

2013 was a huge year for OTT (Over The Top) devices and content providers, but that's nothing compared to the growth of original content that Amazon, Hulu and Netflix are promising for 2014, alongside some exciting developments in OTT technology.

Online Video Weekly News Round Up - New Year's 2013 Edition

Online Video Weekly News Round Up   New Years 2013 Edition

Happy 2013! If 2012 was any indication on where online video is going, then 2013 is set to be a major year again for several parts of the industry. As we watch it unfold it's always nice to see what's going on in areas that ...

Vzaar: An Affordable, Customizable Business Video Platform

Vzaar: An Affordable, Customizable Business Video Platform

Two years ago, I took a look at Vzaar, an online video hosting & delivery platform, and gave them a fairly good write up. But a lot of things can change in two years, just look at ReelSEO for example, and so, I thought it time ...

Flash Video Isn't Dead, It Just Pivoted

Flash Video Isnt Dead, It Just Pivoted

HTML5 is the future of video. Probably. Or if not HTML5, its successors. It seems that the whole web has rallied behind the desire to get rid of third-party plugins - especially closed plugins like Flash. And so every major new web browser now supports ...

Adobe Flash Media Server 4.5 Brings Flash Video To iOS Devices

Adobe Flash Media Server 4.5 Brings Flash Video To iOS Devices

Late last week, Adobe released Flash Media Server 4.5, which will finally bring Flash video content to iOS devices. Can you hear the calls of "neener neener neener!" flying from San Jose to Cupertino? Maybe, instead, they'll make a video of the whole Adobe Flash ...

Rovi Adds DivX Streaming to Compete With Flash & Silverlight

Rovi Adds DivX Streaming to Compete With Flash & Silverlight

Rovi nabbed up the DivX line earlier in the year and now, they've laid down their cards to show us all why. They want a chunk of the adaptive bitrate streaming market. To get it, they'll need to take it from Flash and Silverlight, Adobe ...

Despite Losses, Brightcove Going Public On Strength Of Major Patent Win

Despite Losses, Brightcove Going Public On Strength Of Major Patent Win

Revenues at Brightcove have been on the rise from $24.5 million in 2008 to $43.7 million in 2010. Now, they're ready to take the whole company public as they have filed for an IPO, though also posted a loss during the first half of the ...

Vimeo Courting Businesses With New Vimeo Pro Accounts

Vimeo Courting Businesses With New Vimeo Pro Accounts

While Vimeo is a great deal smaller than YouTube (and really, who isn't?), there is a growing and thriving community of users there. But one group that has long been shut out of the Vimeo experience is businesses and brands. This week, the company announced the ...

The Many Business Benefits Of Using A Branded Video Player

The Many Business Benefits Of Using A Branded Video Player

Online video provides a method for small businesses to attract the attention of potential buyers, provide more information about their products and demonstrate how they work. Most small businesses that begin using video start with a YouTube channel because of the huge number of potential ...

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