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Video on Demand (VOD) or Audio and Video on Demand (AVOD) are systems which allow users to select and watch/listen to video or audio content on demand. IPTV technology is often used to bring video on demand to televisions and personal computers.
Television VOD systems either stream content through a set-top box, a computer or other device, allowing viewing in real time, or download it to a device such as a computer, digital video recorder (also called a personal video recorder) or porta...

Elmo And The Cookie Monster Have Fun Launching Their Own SVOD

Elmo And The Cookie Monster Have Fun Launching Their Own SVOD

Sesame Street has launched a new subscription video on demand service that delivers full-length TV episodes of Sesame Street online. Subscription costs $3.99 per month or $29.99 per year and the site is ad-free as well as fully optimized for viewing across all screens,

BBC Push iPlayer As Key Player In Corporation's Future

BBC Push iPlayer As Key Player In Corporations Future

BBC iPlayer receives over 8 million visits per day and the corporation is now appointing a new controller of the platform to bring it in line with its other linear channels. The catch up and streaming service will also start providing some content before it's been broadcast and will offer more ad hoc streaming for one off events.

Vimeo On Demand Now Offers Buy Or Rental Options

Vimeo On Demand Now Offers Buy Or Rental Options

Vimeo on Demand has introduced more features that improves the service for both the filmmaker and for the viewer. Users can now choose to either rent or buy content and the creator can offer a preorder facility as well as the opportunity to raise promo codes for marketing purposes.

UK Broadcaster 4oD Rolls Out Personalized Video Ads

UK Broadcaster 4oD Rolls Out Personalized Video Ads

UK Broadcaster Channel 4 has led the field in innovative programming for 30 years and now becomes the first station to offer personalised video ads through their video on demand service, 4oD. Ads will be served according to age and gender and the first brand to sign up are car manufacturer Vauxhall.

The Week In Video: Wolfdog, Gervais And Google Glass On Prescription

The Week In Video: Wolfdog, Gervais And Google Glass On Prescription

It's been an interesting week in online video with a lot of new content ventures being announced from the likes of Machinima, Conde Nast and Ricky Gervais. We also look forward to 3500 episodes of TV via video on demand from Comcast. Lá Fhéile Pádraig Sona Daoibh from ReelSEO!

Digital Video Advertising Sees Massive Growth in UK, But Ad Agencies Need More Guidance [Study]

Digital Video Advertising Sees Massive Growth in UK, But Ad Agencies Need More Guidance [Study]

Brightroll did some research over in the UK to see how video advertising is getting on there and it seems that stiff upper lip mentality is working for them as things are really picking up. The second annual survey and report, the 2012 UK Video Advertising ...

Weekly Online Video News Round Up - I Need a Nap Edition

Weekly Online Video News Round Up   I Need a Nap Edition

There's no real reason behind the subtitle on this one, except that I needed a nap when I started compiling it. Some interesting news this week to accompany your coffee. Hulu got a big update, DaCast did as well. Stupeflix topped a milestone and the ...

Monetize Your Online Video Content With These Paywall Solutions!

Monetize Your Online Video Content With These Paywall Solutions!

I have been working on this article for some time, since I came to realize that there was no information on their site about getting set up, how much it cost or even where to look. There's so much information to plow through and the ...

Orb Adds blinkx & Its 35 Million Hours of TV, Video, & Audio

Orb Adds blinkx & Its 35 Million Hours of TV, Video, & Audio

Blinkx has partnered with Orb Networks and everything they've got in the catalog is available through Orb products. If you don't know Orb, they are a DLNA server and streaming media company. Their product works on PC, and Mac and also comes in some hardware ...

Viewster Brings Streaming Video Catalog To Samsung Devices Worldwide

Viewster Brings Streaming Video Catalog To Samsung Devices Worldwide

Viewster has been making some good moves lately and perhaps the Pièce de résistance is today's announcement that sees them teaming up with Samsung, worldwide, on multiple device platforms including connected TVs, tablets, mobile phones and more.

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