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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...

Speculating On Reasons for Online Video’s Unprecedented Surge In 2009

Will Richmond over at VideoNuze published an interesting article yesterday pondering some possible reasons for the meteoric rise in online video's popularity in 2009.  The article starts with a graph that shows a jump of nearly 124% growth in total views last year.  The previous …

5 Tips for Using Online Video To Market Your Small Business

For small businesses, getting noticed online is a challenge, particularly when competing with big brands with large marketing departments and seemingly endless marketing budgets. But more and more local companies are finding success cutting through the clutter with online video. Statistics show that video improves …

Smile, You’re On IPad Video Conference?

It seems that the Mac technical wizards at MacRumors have unveiled some pretty handy, yet unconfirmed, features of future iPads and iPhones including video conferencing via a front-facing camera.

Creativity, Hard Work and The Power of A Good Cause – Viral Video Marketing Round Up

Hello all.  It's time for another of our weekly Viral Video Round Ups, where we spotlight some of the more recent viral successes and try to figure out what makes them tick.  We have a nice mix this week of amateur and professional content, so …

The YouTube Video Revolution Turns 5 – Happy Anniversary

5 yrs ago today Chad Hurley registered a URL. Today, more than 20 hours of video are uploaded every minute to YouTube.  If it wasn't for YouTube (and Google I suppose), we might not be as far down the road as we are with online …

Viral Video Marketing Round Up – Lessons From This Week’s Viral Video Successes – 1/22/2010

The viral landscape is a very fluid, breathing sort of thing. That's why we publish this column on a (mostly) weekly basis… because there are always fresh examples of viral success.  Let's take a look at what's gone viral this week in the world of …

How To Guide for Shooting HD Video With A DSLR Camera

How To Guide for Shooting HD Video With A DSLR Camera

Ever since Nikon introduced the D90 in August 2008 as the first DSLR camera that shoots High Definition (HD) video, a silent revolution is taking place in media production. At a fraction of the budget creative camera people are able to produce remarkable high quality …

YouTube Direct Connects Users and Media Organizations

We all have video cameras or video-capable mobile phones and that means new ways to see what's happening in the world. Not only for you but for others as well. We get a eyewitness views of the events as they unfold and now, we can …

Livestream Helps Stream Live Video To IPhone

Yes you can now, thanks to Livestream and their Procaster application, stream live to the iPhone. Well actually you have to stream to your iPhone website and then iPhone users can pick up the streams from there.

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 …

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