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Are Gaming Consoles The Future for Online Video Delivery?

According to a new report from TDG, a leading voice regarding the diffusion of broadband video, game consoles such as Microsoft's Xbox 360 and Sony's PS3 are evolving into multimedia gateways with legitimate non-gaming media arsenals. Armed with the growing video libraries of Xbox LIVE …

Interest In Mobile Video Content Has Increased 55% Over 2007

IBM's second global online survey of consumer digital media and entertainment habits revealed that consumers are adopting digital content services — such as social networking and videos – on mobile phones and personal computers at an accelerated pace, and it is impacting traditional consumption habits. …

GridNetworks Launches GridCast TV, A Service for Content Owners To Deliver Internet Video To The TV

Video delivery platform provider GridNetworks today launched GridCast TV, a new service that enables content distributors and owners to stream video directly over the Internet to viewers' TVs. The Internet has given viewers the ability to watch what they want, when they want. GridCast TV …

What Is Real High-Definition Video? – Online HD Video Overview

High-Definition is the "new" way to watch video, but how do you know if what you're downloading is truly high-definition or not? Well, first we need to look at what HD actually is.

“Advergaming” In The Presidential Race – The Emerging Video SEO Opportunity

For nearly the entire length of the Presidential campaign  neither candidate was doing any notable online video marketing tactics outside of their own YouTube channel. That changed in the past couple of weeks, when "virtual billboards" for Barak Obama starting appearing in popular Xbox 360 games …

Pinnacle Video Contest Winners Announced

Pinnacle has announced the winners of the "Ultimate Pinnacle Studio Experience" online video contest. The contest was supported by Microsoft and attracted more than a hundred participants. Prizes include Pinnacle Systems and Microsoft products valued at nearly $1,300. Winning video content producers were selected by …

Video Quality Comparison and Reference Table

Video quality reference table (arranged in order of best to worst): Source/service Codec Resolution Bit-rate Blu-ray H.264 or MPEG2 1920×1080 1080i/p 40 HD DVD H.264 or VC-1 1920×1080 1080i/p 28 ATSC HDTV MPEG2 1920×1080 1080i/p 19.39 Digital cable MPEG2 1920×1080 1080i/p ~ 16 Verizon FiOS …

Microsoft Partners With Viacom – Look Out Google

Companies sign landmark multi-year deal to collaborate on content distribution, advertising, event promotions and gamingMicrosoft's Atlas to become exclusive ad serving platform for Viacom U.S. web sites Viacom Inc. and Microsoft Corporation today announced a broad-based, strategic alliance under which major divisions of both companies …

AOL Truveo 2007 Most Popular Videos

AOL released its 2007 top searches in a variety of categories, based on the people, places and topics that received the largest volume of search queries on AOL Search (press-release). As part of this announcement, Truveo also released it's 2007 Year-end Hot Viral Videos list …

Limelight Networks LimelightHD – High-Definition Online Video

Fox Interactive Media, Brightcove, Rajshri.com, Microsoft, Adobe, Move Networks and Veoh Networks All Sign On to Support LimelightHD(TM) October 23, 2007: 08:00 AM EST TEMPE, Ariz., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Limelight Networks , the leading content delivery network (CDN) for digital media, today introduced LimelightHD, …

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