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Television (TV) is a telecommunication medium for transmitting and receiving moving images that can be monochrome (black-and-white) or colored, with or without accompanying sound. “Television” may also refer specifically to a television set, television programming, or television transmission.
The etymology of the word has a mixed Latin and Greek origin, meaning “far sight”: Greek tele (τῆλε), far, and Latin visio, sight (from video, vis- to see, or to view i...

Boeing Shows That Any Kind Of Business Can Find A Way To Use Video

Boeing Shows That Any Kind Of Business Can Find A Way To Use Video

Quick quiz: What's a good sign that online video is the hot choice for brands looking to spend their marketing dollars? When even companies that don't traditionally advertise on television are embracing it. Like Boeing, for example. The airline manufacturer is jumping into social media …

More Details On YouTube’s Pursuit Of Celebrity Channels & Professional Content

More Details On YouTubes Pursuit Of Celebrity Channels & Professional Content

You know those rumors that went around a while back about YouTube courting celebrities and professional content creators to come create videos exclusively for the site? The Wall Street Journal was the first to report on it, and speculated that YouTube was willing to spend …

Social Video Works: Viewers Watched 800 Million Branded Videos In 2011

Social Video Works: Viewers Watched 800 Million Branded Videos In 2011

As brands get more creative with online video offerings, and more savvy in promoting them through social media and other outlets, a funny thing is happening: viewers are watching more ads. Take pre-roll and display ads out of the equation completely, and viewers have still …

The Week’s Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons: Near-Misses & Romance

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons: Near Misses & Romance

This week's videos are sure to please, and we have content for everyone. We've got cat videos for the animal lovers, we've got time-lapse videos for the artistic audience, and even a few clips for the romantics among you. Just sit back, relax, click the …

The Rise Of Online Video Will Break The Internet

The Rise Of Online Video Will Break The Internet

Sometimes we get so used to talking about how popular video is, and how fast it's growing online, that we actually lose perspective a bit on exactly how rapidly it's moving. You might even say we've been taking the Internet for granted a bit. Because, …

Old Spice Man Campaigns For Movie Role With Online Video Trailer

Old Spice Man Campaigns For Movie Role With Online Video Trailer

Let's say you're the star and the face of one of the most universally-praised online video campaigns in all of history. And suppose that, after that kind of success, you're interested in turning your new found fame into a more sustainable acting career… maybe you …

Branded Hoax Viral Videos Are Becoming A Cottage Industry

Branded Hoax Viral Videos Are Becoming A Cottage Industry

First there were the ad agencies—big brands paid them to dream up marketing creative for everything from print to radio to television. Then came the niche agencies designed to help just with the emerging media market of online videos. And now that most of the …

Best Branded Online Video Ad Campaigns: A Trailer & A Hoax

Best Branded Online Video Ad Campaigns: A Trailer & A Hoax

Brands continue to lead the charge in creativity with online video. They have more money and resources than you and I do, which makes it easier for them to experiment. This week saw several entertaining branded videos, but I wanted to pull out a couple …

New DLNA Guideline Could Mean Premium Content On All Connected Devices

New DLNA Guideline Could Mean Premium Content On All Connected Devices

DLNA, The Digital Living Network Alliance, is all about getting your content from where it's stored to where you want to watch it. Now, they've teamed up with satellite, cable and telecommunications service providers on the Interoperability Guidelines to leverage DTCP-IP Protected Streaming to make …

Brightcove Moves Beyond Video With Mobile Development Platform, App Cloud

Brightcove Moves Beyond Video With Mobile Development Platform, App Cloud

Brightcove has been a trusted provider of video hosting, distribution, and monetization for publishers and brands for several years. This morning, at their Brightcove Play 2011 conference, CEO and founder, Jeremy Allaire, unveiled a new product aimed at giving publishers the same kind of customizable …

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