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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...

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, …

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 …

Orb Adds blinkx & Its 35 Million Hours of TV, Video, & Audio

Orb Adds blinkx & Its 35 Million Hours of TV, Video, & Audio

Blinkx has partnered with Orb Networks and everything they've got in the catalog is available through Orb products. If you don't know Orb, they are a DLNA server and streaming media company. Their product works on PC, and Mac and also comes in some hardware …

As the Online Video Platform Market Crowds, Smart Companies Adapt

As the Online Video Platform Market Crowds, Smart Companies Adapt

There's no hiding the fact that the Online Video Platform (OVP) space is crowded, even more so than the Content Delivery Network (CDN) space was three years ago when the CDNs marched fearlessly down the inevitable path of commoditization. Today there are over 90 streaming …

Android Market Movie Rentals Blocked On Rooted Android Devices

Android Market Movie Rentals Blocked On Rooted Android Devices

Here's something that I'm not at all impressed with on the part of Google and Android. I read over at Engadget that Rooted Android devices won't be able to stream content from YouTube or the Android Market. Now, I don't have any plans at present …

Welcome to Show Business: Are You Sure Your Webcast Plays By the Rules?

Welcome to Show Business: Are You Sure Your Webcast Plays By the Rules?

Producing webcasts or online video series for marketing purposes can be a dream come true for creative types who love working with like-minded people. If you want to use professional talent or popular music within these webcasts, however, it can quickly turn into a nightmare …

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