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Putting Raystream To The Test, Does it Stand Up to Its Claims?

Putting Raystream To The Test, Does it Stand Up to Its Claims?

A while back, I wrote about Raystream's new technology that is set to revolutionize the online video industry, or is it? I sent them a 271MB video file and asked them to do that voodoo that they do to it and send it back. Might …

Introducing Dailymotion Cloud Video Delivery Business

Introducing Dailymotion Cloud Video Delivery Business

Dailymotion is expanding outside of the curated content business and into the cloud-based online video serving business and why not? After all, everyone else is doing it too no? Alright, not everyone.

Zencoder Offering HTTP Live Streaming Encoding for iOS Devices

Zencoder Offering HTTP Live Streaming Encoding for iOS Devices

Zencoder continues its rapid expansion of transcoding offerings and achievements with today's announcement that they are now ready to offer optimized HTTP Live Streaming encoding (HLS) for iPhone and iPad applications . They say it can create smaller files with no loss of quality.

Raystream Says They Can Reduce HD Video Streaming Bandwidth up to 70%

Raystream Says They Can Reduce HD Video Streaming Bandwidth up to 70%

Raystream tells me they've got a new proprietary video compression that can chop down the size of streaming HD video an average of 70%, without a loss of quality. You know me, I'm skeptical about numbers that large so I did some further investigation.

Plex Available on Google TV, Brings Your Media With it

Plex Available on Google TV, Brings Your Media With it

The Plex Media server and client are available for all manner of devices including Mac, iOS, Windows, Android and now, Google TV. That means you can pretty much set up one media server and then access it on just about any device you might have …

A Tale of Two Freemium Online Video Platforms: Longtail and Playwire

A Tale of Two Freemium Online Video Platforms: Longtail and Playwire

Here we go folks! All those high-priced OVPs are going to have to fight to stay alive as Longtail's Bits on the Run has announced they're going freemium (YA!) with a Free video hosting and streaming service option. While they're not the first OVP to …

Find Your Center with Zencoder Cloud-based Batch Video Encoding

Find Your Center with Zencoder Cloud based Batch Video Encoding

Zencoder has expanded their services to continue as a leader in the field. The new services include a cloud-based batch processing of video encoding and transcoding. Now you can push your whole library through the system and get out multiple formats and sizes to reach …

YouTube WebM Transcoding Complete for 30% of Videos Which Make up 99% of Views

YouTube WebM Transcoding Complete for 30% of Videos Which Make up 99% of Views

Some sites are reporting that WebM is the most used format at YouTube, but that's not exactly what the blog post says. It says that they have finished transcoding the most viewed videos to WebM and all new uploads are automatically transcoded to it. It's …

Online Video Weekly News Reel 17 April 2011

Online Video Weekly News Reel 17 April 2011

We're here to reel in the hits in the online video industry once again my friends. It's Sunday morning, you're sitting on your patio looking at the ocean, or lounging about in a big fluffy bathrobe with equally fluffy slippers, sipping your morning cup o' …

Vid.ly Universal Video URL Service Goes Public Beta

Vid.ly Universal Video URL Service Goes Public Beta

A while back I wrote about the new vid.ly service from Encoding.com. Well they have been working on it for some time now and today it's ready to throw open its doors and welcome in the public for the rest of the beta period. Vid.ly, …

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