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Online Video Weekly News Round Up – CES 2013 Edition

Online Video Weekly News Round Up   CES 2013 Edition

It's CES week and the press releases already started pouring forth on Monday. Since I won't be at CES this week I'll just compile all the interesting ones into this news round up for you. Some interesting things in terms of integration and TV everywhere …

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 …

Best Practices for Building User-Friendly Connected TV Applications

Best Practices for Building User Friendly Connected TV Applications

So I started doing some research to compile what I could on making apps for the connected TV platform. I tried to find all the API guides and docs I could find as well as some basic tips on creating a good user experience for …

Break into Primetime with Adobe’s New Integrated Video Platform

Break into Primetime with Adobes New Integrated Video Platform

So, as I previously mentioned, I chatted with Adobe about their Project Primetime and its new features which they've just unveiled. Ashley Still, director of product management for video solutions at Adobe (whew!) talked with me about what is coming to Primetime, what it's all …

Akamai and Kaltura Offer Video Best Practices for Video Analytics

Akamai and Kaltura Offer Video Best Practices for Video Analytics

While out casting my net in hopes of finding something interesting to tell you all about, I ran across a recent video over at the Kaltura Blog that was talking about Video Analytics best practices and I thought, gee, that's some interesting stuff. Especially since …

IAB Adds Skippable Linear Ads to VAST 3.0 Guidelines, I Like it!

IAB Adds Skippable Linear Ads to VAST 3.0 Guidelines, I Like it!

The IAB has recognized the power of giving consumers the choice of skipping ads in online video by including a guideline in VAST 3.0 which is open for feedback until early May. Along with Skippable Linear Ads, Ad Pods are being introduced which are "a …

Autoplay Video Ads On Your Website Means You Hate Your Customers

Autoplay Video Ads On Your Website Means You Hate Your Customers

ESPN is going to catch the brunt of my wrath on this topic today, by virtue of hitting me with three autoplay video ads that started upon the page load. But they're far from the only publisher to do this. Over the weekend, I had …

How MyPod Studios Is Building A Successful Online Video Platform Through Curation

How MyPod Studios Is Building A Successful Online Video Platform Through Curation

My Pod Studios is an online video platform you may or may not be familiar with. While they might not have the name recognition of some other platforms, myPodstudios.com was listed by Quantcast as the 191st most trafficked website in December of 2011–just five places …

What Makes Them Click – 5 Reasons Online Video Is So Persuasive

What Makes Them Click   5 Reasons Online Video Is So Persuasive

I interviewed usability and user experience veteran Susan Weinshenk, on the psychological proof behind why online video is so persuasive to human beings, and some marketing tips and special technology platforms for taking better advantage of the persuasive powers of online video for your own …

Panasonic Viera Headed For OTT Converged Screen Combat With Viera Connect Market

Panasonic Viera Headed For OTT Converged Screen Combat With Viera Connect Market

Panasonic seems completely serious when it comes to combining online video with normal TV. They have no less than a dozen pre-installed apps planned for their upcoming Viera connected TVs and the expected total available apps now sits at around 120. The big names like Netflix …

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