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Nearly A Million Americans Have Ditched Cable for Online TV

It's fun to speculate about the shift from television viewing to Internet.  When will it happen?  How long before there are more people watching online than on television?  There's typically a lot of speculation in articles like these.  Heck, I'm guilty of it myself on …

Viral Video Marketing Round Up – Lessons From This Week’s Viral Video Successes – 10/30/2009

Welcome back to the third edition of this weekly series where we examine viral video successes (and sometimes failures).  The goal is to reverse engineer the examples to help break apart and identify what factors helped the video go viral.  Learning from those who succeeded …

Intel and Adobe Team To Optimize Flash Technology for Web TV Processors

Adobe and Intel recently announced that they will work to extend the Adobe Flash platform for the Intel Media Processor CE 3100. This means a better Flash experience in set-top boxes, Blu-Ray players and other AV connected devices. With the Flash platform's high-definition capabilities and …

Verizon’s Interactive Video Sharing Service and Mobile Social Network

FunMobility, a leading provider of innovative wireless community and media services, today announces the launch of America's Best Mobile Flix(TM) (aFLIX), the first interactive video sharing service and mobile social network, on Verizon Wireless. aFLIX will enable Verizon Wireless customers to easily create unique mobile …

Dailymotion Gets Funnier With JibJab Partnership

This new Agreement expands global reach for comedy network's popular viral videos and original productions; JibJab's renowned political satires to be featured within Dailymotion's newly-launched "Politics Schmolitics" group programming. Dailymotion, the world's largest independent video entertainment website (source: comScore, December 2007), and JibJab, the Internet …

Most Flexible Online Video Options for Media

As the market for professionally produced online video has matured, so too has the need for media companies to incorporate highly flexible, open and robust methods that help them keep pace. Today, thePlatform, the leading broadband video management and publishing company, announced the broadband video …

ClipBlast Video Search Wins 2 Major Awards

ClipBlast! the premier Web-wide video search and navigation platform, today announced that the company has won two Interactive Media Awards™, in the annual competition sponsored by the Interactive Media Council, Inc. (IMC). ClipBlast! was honored in the Search Engine/Directory and Entertainment categories, respectively. The Interactive …

Video Quality Comparison and Reference Table

Video quality reference table (arranged in order of best to worst): Source/service Codec Resolution Bit-rate Blu-ray H.264 or MPEG2 1920×1080 1080i/p 40 HD DVD H.264 or VC-1 1920×1080 1080i/p 28 ATSC HDTV MPEG2 1920×1080 1080i/p 19.39 Digital cable MPEG2 1920×1080 1080i/p ~ 16 Verizon FiOS …

Online TV Episode Viewership Doubles In 2007

Horowitz Associates' just-released report, Broadband Content and Services 2007, tm reveals the rapid growth in consumption of broadband video among adult Internet users. Here are some key findings from this research: 61% of broadband Internet users either watch or download online video content at least …

Turnhere Powers Local Video for Superpages

December 03, 2007 07:00 AMEastern Time Partnership Expands TurnHere's Local Market Reach Through Access to Superpages' Client Base of More Than 18 Million Small and Mid-Size Businesses EMERYVILLE, Calif. & DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TurnHere, Inc., an online video solutions platform, and Idearc Media Corp, today announced a …

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