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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...

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 …

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 …

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up – Video + Social Edition

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up   Video + Social Edition

This week's round up of the online video news highlights includes a little extra dose of the social. Many video experts agree that social enhancements and integration could be the next great evolution for online video as a format. Of course, we also saved room …

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 …

Online Video Weekly News Reel – End of the World Edition

Online Video Weekly News Reel   End of the World Edition

So it's Sunday, eggs and bacon are cooking in the kitchen so I've got just a bit of time to knock this puppy out , so let's roll the News Reel. Why are you all still here? How am I supposed to loot from all …

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 …

Adobe Pass Unlocks TV Everywhere

Adobe Pass Unlocks TV Everywhere

Adobe wants its Flash player to the be the one stop shop for the TV Everywhere industry. With that in mind they've revealed the Adobe Pass, an authentication service which can gate premium content for cable and satellite operators as well as broadcasters online. The …

Ways to Stream Your Home Video Content to your iOS Devices

Ways to Stream Your Home Video Content to your iOS Devices

JetStreamHD believe that they have the solution to you watching all that content you have amassed on your PC and want on your iPad2 via their new product, creatively named, JetStreamHD. It's really just a media server but they claim it to be "the world's …

Google TV (Logitech Revue) vs. Boxee vs. Roku vs. Apple TV – Internet-TV Device Comparison

Google TV (Logitech Revue) vs. Boxee vs. Roku vs. Apple TV   Internet TV Device Comparison

While off at CES 2011 with Mark I picked up a piece of propaganda literature from Logitech about the Revue and all it had to offer so I thought I would scan it. Well my scanner is on the fritz, so I was going to …

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