Internet TV

This channel is focused on Internet TV (AKA Internet Television, Web TV, Online TV, etc…). Internet TV is essentially television content streamed and distributed via the Internet. Here we will cover news, trends, and general information about Internet TV technology. Stay informed with the latest in Internet television – including up-to-date news information on Google TV, Apple TV, Roku, Boxee, Netflix, Hulu and other emerging alternatives to traditional cable & broadcast television.

Feds Looking into Cable Company Anti-Trust Actions Toward Online Video

Feds Looking into Cable Company Anti Trust Actions Toward Online Video

Hell yeah! If you've been a long-time reader, you know I'm no fan of the cable companies. Their outdated, dinosaur-like companies are holding back video entertainment in a variety of ways if you ask me. Every once in awhile one will make some move that ...

Best Time to Publish New Video Content May Depend on What Devices are Viewing It

Best Time to Publish New Video Content May Depend on What Devices are Viewing It

Ooyala put out their Global Video Index for Q1 2012 a while back but I've been mulling over some content in it and looking at some ways to apply it to the industry. One thing that caught my eye was the viewing curves based on ...

What Should HBO GO Cost Without A Cable Subscription? One Man Hopes HBO Makes It Happen; HBO Responds

What Should HBO GO Cost Without A Cable Subscription?  One Man Hopes HBO Makes It Happen; HBO Responds

Anyone who has experienced HBO GO knows that it's probably one of the most awesome applications on the planet.  Pretty much every HBO series ever made, every episode, and a ton of movies are all available on your laptop or smartphone...as long as you have ...

Long-Form Online Video Content Wins Out Across Platforms

Long Form Online Video Content Wins Out Across Platforms

Ooyala (yo!) put out their Global Video Index Report for Q1 2012 and it seems that long-form content is on the up, up and away route to fame and fortune. For content creators, like myself, who are working on generating new long-form content, that's awesome ...

Computers Top TV in Video Consumption Globally, Mobiles Up and Coming

Computers Top TV in Video Consumption Globally, Mobiles Up and Coming

Nielsen put out some numbers, in the Global Online Consumers and Multi-Screen Media: Today and Tomorrow report, last week that showed a flip between TV and computers when compared to the 2010 results. They polled Internet users in 56 countries about their video viewing tendencies ...

Break into Primetime with Adobe's New Integrated Video Platform

Break into Primetime with Adobes New Integrated Video Platform

So, as I previously mentioned, I chatted with Adobe about their Project Primetime and its new features which they've just unveiled. Ashley Still, director of product management for video solutions at Adobe (whew!) talked with me about what is coming to Primetime, what it's all ...

Hulu Dilutes Standard TV Content with New, Original and Exclusive Content

Hulu Dilutes Standard TV Content with New, Original and Exclusive Content

Hulu is making a big splash this summer with a fairly large investment in original online video series showing that it is just as important to their business model as TV content is. It has to make you wonder what kind of meetings are going ...

Video Generates Highest Conversion Rates Among Freemium Content Marketing Models [Research]

Video Generates Highest Conversion Rates Among Freemium Content Marketing Models [Research]

iYogi Insights just put out some research in regards to the effectiveness of the Freemium business model and I combed through it and pulled out all the bits that had to do with online video for you. There's loads of other info available as well ...

Hulu Authentication is Bad Business Move, Cable Companies Bullying Consumers [Opinion]

Hulu Authentication is Bad Business Move, Cable Companies Bullying Consumers [Opinion]

The CEOs of both CBS and now Time Warner have spoken out in favor of Hulu moving to an authentication model. Personally, it seems like an anti-trust suit to me in regards to Time Warner, who should have no say in the matter. Their CEO ...

More than 20% of US Households Have Connected TV, Most Never Connect it

More than 20% of US Households Have Connected TV, Most Never Connect it

Yet another report on the connectedness of our TVs has been released and shows that some one in five US households have a connected TV be it solo or through a game console. In fact, game consoles lead the charge, but that's sort of a ...

Internet and Mobile Video Up, TV Down Says Nielsen [Infographic]

Internet and Mobile Video Up, TV Down Says Nielsen [Infographic]

I stumbled upon a pretty cool infographic from Nielsen I thought I would share. It takes a look at media consumption on each screen for the past few quarters. There's nothing alarming here, TV took a small dip and in 2011 vs 2010 and other ...

YouTube for Google TV Gets Personalized Discovery +1 Social

YouTube for Google TV Gets Personalized Discovery +1 Social

I wanted to drop some info on the latest Google TV update for their YouTube App which got a major round of cool new stuff last week. After all, if you're using YouTube for your content distribution, whether as a partner or sponsored content creator, ...

Connected TVs in more than 1/3 US Homes, Get Moving on Your Strategy!

Connected TVs in more than 1/3 US Homes, Get Moving on Your Strategy!

The new Emerging Video Service VI report from Leichtman Research Group shows that around 38% of US Homes now have a connected TV in them. I've been telling everyone for about a year that this was going to play a major role in online video ...

YouTube Launches New Ad Model - Sponsorships to Trump Demographics for Channel Buys

YouTube Launches New Ad Model   Sponsorships to Trump Demographics for Channel Buys

YouTube is set to change up the way it's placing ads on its video channels. Move over demographic targeting, hello Sponsorship deals. A sponsorship package includes companion display ads, overlay and pre-rolls to give a brand complete placement on certain channels.

Google TV Gives You the Power to Change the Show Outcome

Google TV Gives You the Power to Change the Show Outcome

Google TV has announced a new feature that will allow you to decide the outcome of your favorite shows and films with Google TV Click. Built on their Common Gateway Interface technology you can now direct the video entertainment right from your remote via a ...