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Streaming media is multimedia that is constantly received by and presented to an end-user while being delivered by a provider. Its verb form, “to stream”, refers to the process of delivering media in this manner; the term refers to the delivery method of the medium rather than the medium itself.
A client media player can begin playing the data (such as a movie) before the entire file has been transmitted. Distinguishing delivery method from the media distributed applies spec...

Why You Should Be At Streaming Media East Next Week

Why You Should Be At Streaming Media East Next Week

Streaming Media East is ready to hit New York City next week and we've got the top reasons why you should be attending. As an added bonus, we've also got a discount code for you to shave off a bit of the price to make ...

What Makes for a Successful Live Streaming Web Show Series?

What Makes for a Successful Live Streaming Web Show Series?

Last week the MyDamnChannel network on YouTube launched the first ever LIVE Internet comedy show. Every Wednesday at 4pm Rachael Hoyt goes live online on their YouTube channel to stream a show that features celebrity guests, premiere clips of other shows on the network, humor, ...

MPEG DASH Gains Industry Support As "Streaming Media Standard"

MPEG DASH Gains Industry Support As Streaming Media Standard

Well, it seems some companies, including Netflix and Microsoft, have got together behind a single format for media streaming. The format, MPEG DASH, now has its own Promoters Group. DASH, or dynamic adaptive streaming over HTTP, was just finalized in November and allows for, obviously, ...

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up - New YouTube Channel Edition

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up   New YouTube Channel Edition

After a busy week, and a relaxing weekend, it's nearly time to start the cycle all over again. But before you dive into the routine tomorrow, take a few moments to catch up on the stories from the past week in the world of online ...

Driving Video Views & Engagement With SEO & Social Media

Driving Video Views & Engagement With SEO & Social Media

Our founder, Mark Roberston, had a chance to serve as moderater at the Streaming Media West conference on a panel discussion entitled Driving Video Views and Engagement With SEO & Social Media. With Josh Warner of Feed Company, Gregg LaRoche of Brightcove, and Patrick Starzan ...

Video Search Online Versus Connected TV Search & Discovery?

Video Search Online Versus Connected TV Search & Discovery?

ReelSEO's own Mark Robertson spoke last October at the Streaming Media Europe conference in London. He was on a panel with some great folks like Vanessa Vigar & Thomas Dvorak--all moderated by Streaming Media's editor Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen--called Search, Recommendation, & Discovery. And now we have the video of ...

BSkyB Online Streaming Service To Launch For Film, TV & Sports In UK

BSkyB Online Streaming Service To Launch For Film, TV & Sports In UK

BSkyB, British Sky Broadcasting Group plc, in whom News Corp has an almost 40% stake, have announced that they will start providing online streaming service this year. The service will work through a set-top box, won't require a subscription and will eventually offer film and ...

Boxee Totally Removes PC Software From Site, Here Are Some Alternatives

Boxee Totally Removes PC Software From Site, Here Are Some Alternatives

Boxee had already announced that they were going to to stop supporting the computer application, available for PC, Mac and Linux, they had made. But they never mentioned they were going to completely remove it from their site, yet, that is exactly what they've now ...

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up - 2012 Edition

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up   2012 Edition

After a week or two off for the holidays, we're back with the first online video news round up of the new year. What were the biggest stories in video over the first week of 2012--what were you talking about? In our collection, we've got ...

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up - New YouTube Edition

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up   New YouTube Edition

Without even a hint of doubt, the biggest online video news story of the week came at the end of the week, on Thursday, when YouTube blindsided users with an unexpected wide rollout of a new YouTube redesign heavy on social interaction and customization. Of ...

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