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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...

Which Super Bowl Ad Won and Was It Worth the Money?

Which Super Bowl Ad Won and Was It Worth the Money?

Most Monday-morning marketers and advertisers will want to know which Super Bowl ad was the winner of last night’s big game. And internet marketers and video content producers will also want to ask an even tougher question: Was that top Super Bowl ad worth the …

2012 Video Metrix Shows Viewing Stagnant, Exploding Video Advertising

2012 Video Metrix Shows Viewing Stagnant, Exploding Video Advertising

Since I went through all the trouble of making a set of cool charts and graphs to track the whole year of comScore's Video Metrix for 2012, I thought I would also take the time to do a bit of post-year analysis. While there were …

Weekly Online Video News Round up – Doomday Edition

Weekly Online Video News Round up   Doomday Edition

Well, if you're reading this, it's Saturday December 22nd, 2012 and the world didn't end like many predicted. Yah us! Then again, if you're reading this it might mean that you're huddled in your home hiding from the alien invaders that landed yesterday. Either way, …

Weekly Online Video News Round Up – December Blues Edition

Weekly Online Video News Round Up   December Blues Edition

It's December and I haven't seen any proper snow yet so I might have a blue Christmas, because I'll be missing the snow that I am so used to. Of course, if you're not in a part of the world where snow is abundant, you …

Simultaneous Second Screen Experience Needs to be Open and Standardized

Simultaneous Second Screen Experience Needs to be Open and Standardized

A couple things have come across my desk this week pertaining to almost the same thing. So I let them percolate in my brain for a bit until I was ready to tell you about it. Essentially, it's sending content to a TV and a …

Weekly Online Video News Round Up – Dead Camera Edition

Weekly Online Video News Round Up   Dead Camera Edition

On Monday we were on site for a night of shooting and the brand new, less than a month old, Canon 60D stops working and won't start up. ARGH! A whole day lost. But that doesn't mean you lose out on the weekly news round …

Weekly Online Video News Round Up – Pilot Shoot Edition

Weekly Online Video News Round Up   Pilot Shoot Edition

I am so busy my brain is trying to explode out of my head. Still, I am dedicated to the cause and so here's your weekly news round up. While you're reading this I'll be busy shooting the pilot for my web series. Lots of …

Does YouTube Care About Amateur Creators Anymore? [Reel Web #61]

Does YouTube Care About Amateur Creators Anymore? [Reel Web #61]

While YouTube is still the most popular destination for amateur and user-generated video content, it's clear that times have changed and the online video space has evolved. There's no doubt that YouTube has made a clear and calculated shift towards focusing on more professional grade …

What Are the Best Smart TV Options for the UK?

What Are the Best Smart TV Options for the UK?

As the integration of web and TV gathers pace, and the profile of online video continues its meteoric rise, what is the best choice for smart TV viewers in the UK? I've been looking at some of the Smart TV devices on the market and …

Custom YouTube Thumbs Finally Roll Out, Mood-Based Video Recommendations, & More [The Reel Web #54]

Custom YouTube Thumbs Finally Roll Out, Mood Based Video Recommendations, & More [The Reel Web #54]

This week on the Reel Web we look at the updates YouTube has made in the past week including the roll-out (finally) of custom thumbnails for all monetized users, some experimenting with mood-based video recommendations, their new politics destination channel and more.  Additionally, we cover …

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