VOD Articles

...

Video Pirates Are Cheap, Stubborn, & Completely Unreasonable

Video Pirates Are Cheap, Stubborn, & Completely Unreasonable

A new study from PricewaterhouseCoopers is painting a dreary picture for television production companies and Hollywood movie studios. It seems that piracy is still a far more attractive option than even the best premium video on-demand services. Even the most aggressive plans the studios have …

Reel Cord-Cutting News: Netflix, Boxee, Hulu Gets Criterion & Miramax Goes Global

Reel Cord Cutting News: Netflix, Boxee, Hulu Gets Criterion & Miramax Goes Global

I generally do a weekend news round up. But within the last 12 hours I saw some cool stuff that all piled up together and was related so, here's a set of news Reel Quick. It has to do with Netflix and competition, Boxee and …

IAB Releases Online Video Marketing and Advertising Best Practices Guide

IAB Releases Online Video Marketing and Advertising Best Practices Guide

The International Advertising Bureau's Video Council UK (IABUK) has just recently set forth a new set of best practices in regards to online video marketing and video advertising for 2011. Since we tend to talk a lot about those things I figured you might all …

Google TV (Logitech Revue) vs. Boxee vs. Roku vs. Apple TV – Internet-TV Device Comparison

Google TV (Logitech Revue) vs. Boxee vs. Roku vs. Apple TV   Internet TV Device Comparison

While off at CES 2011 with Mark I picked up a piece of propaganda literature from Logitech about the Revue and all it had to offer so I thought I would scan it. Well my scanner is on the fritz, so I was going to …

Google Buys Another Video Company, Widevine Creeps into Portfolio

Google Buys Another Video Company, Widevine Creeps into Portfolio

Google's year-long shopping spree continues as it scoops up video technology company Widevine. This company is a digital media management platform with DRM, video optimization and other services that help to protect online digital content. Could this be the beginning of a new, more premium-content …

In-depth Review of ButoTV Video Platform: Interactivity Meets Simplicity

In depth Review of ButoTV Video Platform: Interactivity Meets Simplicity

Online video platforms (OVPs) are springing up all over the place. It's like the Dawn of Web 2.0 all over again and Buto.tv (prounounced boo-toe I think) is getting in on it as well (and have been for some time). However, they might be taking …

DVD Sales Down, Digital Delivery Growing

DVD Sales Down, Digital Delivery Growing

I just read some interesting stuff from the Digital Entertainment Group. It seems that DVD sales are dropping fast, perhaps going the way of the 8-track soon  as digital delivery and Blu-Ray are gaining in consumer confidence and adoption. That means, all your online video …

The Sunday News Reel – Week of 18-24 October, 2010

The Sunday News Reel – Week of 18 24 October, 2010

Brrr! It's cold over here (well at night anyway). I do believe there's snow at the top of the local mountain already. That would be Ještěd for those that are interested, on a clear winter day I can see it from my office window, we …

Dell Eyeing Internet TV and Streaming, Roku Wants A Bite Out of Apple

Dell Eyeing Internet TV and Streaming, Roku Wants A Bite Out of Apple

Dell, along with everyone and their brother it seems, wants in on the streaming video pie chart and they're preparing to cut themselves off a slice according to the latest reports. Networkworld reports they're looking into getting some devices in their lineup and looking over …

Philips TV Video On Demand Film Supplier Is A Diva

Philips TV Video On Demand Film Supplier Is A Diva

Sony's got one (sort of), Samsung does too, so why not Philips? Well, now, they do. Diva TV announced today that it has signed a deal with Philips TV at IFA Berlin to be the supplier of high quality movie entertainment for the Philips NetTV …

↑ Top