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H.264 Codec Is Now FREE - for Free Video - MPEG LA Announces Royalty-Free License

H.264 Codec Is Now FREE   for Free Video   MPEG LA Announces Royalty Free License

I just ran across this most interesting of items.  MPEG LA has announced that they will not charge royalties on Internet Video using the AVC/H.264 codec, when that video is free to end-users, for the lifetime of that license. This goes beyond the previous December ...

Dive Into HTML5 Video With The Masters - HTML5 Webinar Replay Video

Dive Into HTML5 Video With The Masters   HTML5 Webinar Replay Video

Last week, we held our second ReelSEO webinar event titled, "Dive Into HTML5 Video - Learn From The Masters." The webinar was a great success and we had more than 1100 attendees join us for the first hour with more than 500 remaining online past ...

YouTube Adds HTML5 Iframe Embed Code, Doesn't Work On IPhone

YouTube Adds HTML5 Iframe Embed Code, Doesnt Work On IPhone

On Thursday the YouTube blog popped up some new embed code. This time round they're giving us some <iframe> code so you can offer up both HTML 5 and Flash in one quick embed. That's pretty cool.The new iframe is a quick bit of code ...

YouTube's 6 Reasons Why HTML5 Won't Replace Flash, Yet

YouTubes 6 Reasons Why HTML5 Wont Replace Flash, Yet

YouTube agreed with us on several points lately. We're not sure if they knew they were doing it or not but they have. The main point is that while HTML 5 is cool and has a lot of potential, it's not going to replace Flash ...

List of WebM Browsers and Media Players: Watch WebM VP8 Video

List of WebM Browsers and Media Players: Watch WebM VP8 Video

You all know you want to know how to do stuff and we the Reel Masters are back with a new how-to round up. This time we're going to show you how to watch WebM/VP8 encoded video.

Get Rolling With WebM Video - VP8 Encoding Tools for WebM

Get Rolling With WebM Video   VP8 Encoding Tools for WebM

So Google wrapped up Vorbis and VP8 into WebM and is offering it as open source to help drive a fully open standard for media online including video. Nearly everyone and their brother have jumped on board (except Intel, who said they will consider it ...

How To Watch HTML5 WebM Videos On YouTube

How To Watch HTML5 WebM Videos On YouTube

YouTube has already started transcoding video to the new WebM/VP8 codec but you can't access it. Or can you? YouTube is already working on integrating WebM into their ongoing HTML 5 efforts and if you join in the fun you can experience it for yourself.

Apple Doctors "Magical" HTML5 Video Demo - Safari and Quicktime Are Not Web Standards

Apple Doctors Magical HTML5 Video Demo   Safari and Quicktime Are Not Web Standards

To call HTML5 Video a hype would be an understatement. Every week, major tech companies announce improved support or new breakthroughs. Literally hundreds of new blogposts a day pop up on Google's blog search. In this debate, no company is as vocal as Apple. The ...

Intel Ponders WebM Hardware Acceleration for Atom Processors

I've mentioned this a couple times now and even tried to start a pool about when Intel would announce WebM support and if they'd do it before Apple. We all knew they would as Apple probably will just try to ignore it all or perhaps ...

Google's VP8 WebM and HTML5 - What It Means for You

Googles VP8 WebM and HTML5   What It Means for You

Several months ago, Google bought ON2, the company behind the successful video codecs VP6 (used in Flash) and VP7 (used in Skype). Ever since the first rumors of this acquisition emerged, the online video community has speculated what this would mean for HTML5 video and its current issues ...

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