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A video camera is a camera used for electronic motion picture acquisition, initially developed by the television industry but now common in other applications as well. The earliest video cameras were those of John Logie Baird, based on the electromechanical Nipkow disk and used by the BBC in experimental broadcasts through the 1930s. All-electronic designs based on the cathode ray tube, such as Vladimir Zworykin’s Iconoscope and Philo T. Farnsworth’s Image dissector, supplanted th...

Online Video Revolutionizes The Automotive Racing World

Online Video Revolutionizes The Automotive Racing World

Online Video has become an outlet for the automotive enthusiast to create a memory of a track day and to do a little showing off to online enthusiasts on forums, blogs and YouTube.  Back in the days before online video was popular, IRC chat rooms …

Online Video & The Long Arm Of The Law Catch Up With UK Rioters

Online Video & The Long Arm Of The Law Catch Up With UK Rioters

When riots broke out in Vancouver after—of all things—a loss in a hockey game, the online video world exploded with eyewitness video shot on camcorders and mobile devices. And the same thing happened with the riots this week in the UK. In both cases, those …

Short Films & A Mariachi Band: The Week’s Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

Short Films & A Mariachi Band: The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

It's that time once again, as Friday finally arrives and pretty much everyone's ready for the weekend to start immediately. Most of us have to find a way to grind it out through one more work day. And for those people, we created this round …

Shaq Knows The Power Of Social Video, Retires Via Twitter

Shaq Knows The Power Of Social Video, Retires Via Twitter

Shaquille O'Neal is one of the most accomplished and beloved professional basketball stars in the world. He's one of the few players who has won championships playing for multiple different teams. And he has just retired. And he did it using social video. No press conference, no …

Online Video Weekly News Reel – B-Easter Boys Edition

Online Video Weekly News Reel   B Easter Boys Edition

For the Catholics in the audience, Happy Easter, for the zombie lovers, Happy Zombie Jesus Day, for everyone else Happy Oestre, Ostare, Ostara, Ostern, Eostra, Eostre, Eostur, Eastra, Eastur, Austron and Ausos. It was a slow week in some parts of the world as Friday …

Is Apple Building Their Own YouTube Competitor (iVideo)?

Is Apple Building Their Own YouTube Competitor (iVideo)?

Steve Rosenbaum, the CEO of Magnify.net and the author of Curation Nation, has an interesting editorial piece over at The Huffington Post today where he suggests an intriguing new service might be in the works at Apple: a YouTube killer. He cites several pieces of …

Are You Flipped Out About the Flip?

Are You Flipped Out About the Flip?

Sometimes products come along that just simply hit the mark. Whether it's based on filling a business or consumer need, or for its ease of use, innovative simplicity or aesthetic quality, these products have helped shape that industry. They've also spawned competition within its market …

The Week’s Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

This technically marks the second viral video round up article of the week, since I also wrote a Monday Morning Grindhouse post as well. And if you enjoyed that… the good news is that it looks like I'll be continuing that as a regular series …

The Week’s Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

I wrote yesterday about the discovery problem with online video.  There's so much video being uploaded at such a rapid pace that it's literally impossible for every video to have an even chance to be found. The average viewer has neither the time nor the …

Michael Jackson To Create Crowdsourced Online Video From Beyond The Grave

Michael Jackson To Create Crowdsourced Online Video From Beyond The Grave

With the success of films like Star Wars Uncut and, more recently, Life In A Day, the concept of crowdsourced film projects is gaining traction. The latest well-publicized video project seeking content assistance from fans and viewers comes from a pretty unlikely source: Michael Jackson. …

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