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A smartphone is a mobile phone built on a mobile operating system, with more advanced computing capability and connectivity than a feature phone.
The first smartphones combined the functions of a personal digital assistant (PDA) with a mobile phone. Later models added the functionality of portable media players, low-end compact digital cameras, pocket video cameras, and GPS navigation units to form one multi-use device. Modern smartphones also include high-resolution touchscreens and we...

Record Year for Video Down Under – Online Video Market in Australia Explodes with Opportunity

Record Year for Video Down Under   Online Video Market in Australia Explodes with Opportunity

Hey all you Bruces and Shielas, listen up, things are changing down in Australia and the masses are starting to consume far more online video than ever before. How much more? How about year-to-year growth of 58% for the online video advertising market - quicker than …

Length, Size, Going to Completion Matter….for Online Video Viewing by Device

Length, Size, Going to Completion Matter....for Online Video Viewing by Device

It's a week of provocative openings for me I guess and no matter what anyone says, length and size do matter… especially in regards to online video. Perverts. Looking back at the Ooyala Q2 2012 Global Video Index, I found some further interesting bits and …

Interactive Video Ad Insertion Arrives for Live HTTP Streams

Interactive Video Ad Insertion Arrives for Live HTTP Streams

Jivox is over at the  Interactive Advertising Bureau’s (IAB) Marketplace - Mobile event and it just dropped into my inbox that they've announced the ability to insert their interactive video ads into live HTTP streams (using HLS). That's pretty big news for those of us that are …

Why Adobe Really Dropped Their Mobile Flash Support

Why Adobe Really Dropped Their Mobile Flash Support

Many, especially the zealous Apple supporters, would have you believe that Apple killed Flash. In reality, it's HTML5 that might be the ultimate demise of Flash, but it won't be this year and probably not next year either. A recent article at TechCrunch took an …

Brightcove Dual-Screen Offering Foreshadows the Multi-Screen Future of Online Video?

Brightcove Dual Screen Offering Foreshadows the Multi Screen Future of Online Video?

Two announcements from Brightcove today got me a thinking about the future. The first hooks TV up to a second screen for simultaneous, additional content display and the second allows you to publish content to that second screen. The bigger picture, no pun intended, is …

The Weekly Online Video News Roundup – The Return Edition

The Weekly Online Video News Roundup   The Return Edition

Welcome back ladies and gents to the newly resurrected weekly online video industry news roundup where we compile all the stuff that was interesting, but didn't quite make our coverage here at ReelSEO. So grab that mug of coffee, throw your feet up and flick …

Computers Top TV in Video Consumption Globally, Mobiles Up and Coming

Computers Top TV in Video Consumption Globally, Mobiles Up and Coming

Nielsen put out some numbers, in the Global Online Consumers and Multi-Screen Media: Today and Tomorrow report, last week that showed a flip between TV and computers when compared to the 2010 results. They polled Internet users in 56 countries about their video viewing tendencies …

TV Still Dominant Video Consumption Platform, For Now

TV Still Dominant Video Consumption Platform, For Now

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) just released a new report looking at the devices on which consumers consume video content. Not a big surprise that TV is still the number one platform. What may be surprising are the platforms that aren't really contributing all that …

Not Focused on Mobile Video? You Should Be! More than 50% of U.S. Mobile Subscribers Have Smartphones

Not Focused on Mobile Video? You Should Be! More than 50% of U.S. Mobile Subscribers Have Smartphones

Nielsen just put out the March 2012 numbers of smartphone penetration in the US and for the first time, it's topped 50%. That means an estimated 150 million. If you're not putting your video in formats that they can consume yet, get on it!

Internet and Mobile Video Up, TV Down Says Nielsen [Infographic]

Internet and Mobile Video Up, TV Down Says Nielsen [Infographic]

I stumbled upon a pretty cool infographic from Nielsen I thought I would share. It takes a look at media consumption on each screen for the past few quarters. There's nothing alarming here, TV took a small dip and in 2011 vs 2010 and other …

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