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Auto-Optimizing Video Ad Campaigns Gets a Hero in SpotXChange’s Otto

Auto Optimizing Video Ad Campaigns Gets a Hero in SpotXChanges Otto

Like Otto von Bismarck, SpotXchange's Otto wants to rule the world. Well at least the world of online video ad campaigns and I don't know that Bismarck was bent ruling anything more than the German Empire. But hey, two dudes named Otto. Sure I could …

Brightroll Earmarks $1 Million for Online Video Research

Brightroll Earmarks $1 Million for Online Video Research

Tod Sacerdoti just recently announced that Brightroll would bankroll $1 million for industry research. Oddly and independently, Mark and I were just talking about getting into the industry research business. I smell a plan percolating in my head. Until that becomes a fresh-brewed cup of …

Professional Web Video Consumption Up Almost 50% In 2010 Says Accustream

Professional Web Video Consumption Up Almost 50% In 2010 Says Accustream

Accustream just recently published, Pro Online Video 1999 – 2014: Consumption and Category Share Analytics. I'm guessing that they're doing an extrapolation to the future based on trends that were ongoing so far in the industry. In their report they state "Professional video produced, published …

Newspapers Rock Online Video, Smoke Broadcasters in Uploads

Newspapers Rock Online Video, Smoke Broadcasters in Uploads

Brightcove again teamed up with TubeMogul to take a look at online video and its usage, including engagement and discovery, which they've published as the Q4 2010 Online Video & the Media Industry Quarterly Research report. As Team America might say… Quarterly Reports! F-Yeah! (Mark will love …

Apples to Oranges: Nielsen Online Video Numbers vs. comScore’s Video Metrix

Apples to Oranges: Nielsen Online Video Numbers vs. comScores Video Metrix

Nielsen is on the boat, or just dragging behind it like an anchor it seems, when it comes to tracking online video usage and growth. comScore has been providing us with monthly glimpses into the online video viewing scene for some time now. Nielsen is …

The State of Video for E-Commerce Retailers: Q4 2010 Report

The State of Video for E Commerce Retailers: Q4 2010 Report

Sunday Sky released their Q4 2010 research about video in eCommerce. I just managed to get into it and process the info so I could tell you about it. Their research looks at the top 50 online retailers and their use of video marketing in …

Weekly Web Video Industry News Reel – Read like an Egyptian Edition

Weekly Web Video Industry News Reel – Read like an Egyptian Edition

So it's Sunday. The people of Wisconsin are still celebrating the winning of Super Bowl XLV by the Green Bay Packers and Egypt has finally tossed its oppressive president, Hosni Mubarak, out after eighteen days of demonstrations. None of that has anything to do with …

HTML5 Video Codec War Explodes as MPEG-LA Openly Calls for VP8 Patent Claims

HTML5 Video Codec War Explodes as MPEG LA Openly Calls for VP8 Patent Claims

The HTML5 video codec war just exploded! MPEG-LA, who you will remember holds the H.264 patent pool, just invaded Googlonia with a call for patent claims on the VP8 video codec. You will remember that Apple is a member of the H.264 owners, along with …

Smartphone Usage Jumps 60%, Android Gains Major Ground

Smartphone Usage Jumps 60%, Android Gains Major Ground

Google's Android is working on taking over the world if we are to believe the latest numbers from comScore from their December 2010 U.S. Mobile Subscriber Market Share. Not only that but the uptake of smartphones is rocketing with a year-to-year change of 60%. What …

YuMe Says 48% of Online Viewers Plan on Watching More Video This Year

YuMe Says 48% of Online Viewers Plan on Watching More Video This Year

YuMe just released a Whitepaper: Online Video and Television Viewing Attitudes and Behaviors, which is a really long title. But with a title that long it's bound to be a wealth of information, so I'll dive in and pull out tidbits here and there from …

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