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.

Weekly Online Video News Round Up – August 4th 2012

Weekly Online Video News Round Up   August 4th 2012

Another week in the books and that means a whole new news round up for what's hot and who's what in online video. So without further ado, on with the show, er… article.

Weekly Online Video News Round Up – High summer Edition

Weekly Online Video News Round Up   High summer Edition

So we're a month into summer officially and high temperatures still abound while rain is scarce. All the more reason to stay inside and watch online video, and to water the lawn sparingly to conserve water. So here's a quick look at the week of …

Samsung Offering $300,000 and Distribution Deal for Multi-Screen TV Series

Samsung Offering $300,000 and Distribution Deal for Multi Screen TV Series

Samsung is holding their third annual Free the TV Challenge and the theme this year is Second Screen Storytellers which means they're looking for a full package production that will couple TV viewing with additional content meant to be viewed on another screen but tie …

NBC Requiring Pay TV Subscriptions for Online Olympics Coverage, Erodes Olympic Values

NBC Requiring Pay TV Subscriptions for Online Olympics Coverage, Erodes Olympic Values

The Olympics are the latest victim of big money, well OK, maybe not the latest. There's been big money wrapped up in Olympic Games and their coverage for years. But this year, NBC has decided that, if you want to watch online, you need to …

Online Video Weekly News Round Up – Storm the Bastille Edition

Online Video Weekly News Round Up   Storm the Bastille Edition

It's Bastille Days here in Milwaukee, celebrating the beginning of the French Revolution, an event which my family was on the wrong side of back then (yeah, I'm a blue blood, doesn't it show?). But the rest of the country is simply carrying on with …

Could Online Video Viewers Benefit From TV’s Carriage Fee Wars?

Could Online Video Viewers Benefit From TVs Carriage Fee Wars?

Did you know there's a carriage fee war going on? DirecTV dropped all of Viacom's channels and had a banner running on July 11th stating that Viacom wanted consumers to pay $1B more in fees to keep the channels. Viacom for their part said that …

Hulu Heads to Traditional TV with Kevin Smith’s “Spoilers” Airing in Canada

Hulu Heads to Traditional TV with Kevin Smiths Spoilers Airing in Canada

It's not the first time that a web series has jumped from IPTV to broadcast or cable, and I doubt it will be the last. The interesting thing in this deal, is that it's Hulu's original show. Other shows were more independent, like "Sanctuary" which …

Why Adobe Really Dropped Their Mobile Flash Support

Why Adobe Really Dropped Their Mobile Flash Support

Many, especially the zealous Apple supporters, would have you believe that Apple killed Flash. In reality, it's HTML5 that might be the ultimate demise of Flash, but it won't be this year and probably not next year either. A recent article at TechCrunch took an …

Roku CEO on the Future of Television & Why It’s Such a Squiggly Mess

Roku CEO on the Future of Television & Why Its Such a Squiggly Mess

The future of television, as Roku Founder and CEO Anthony Wood sees it, is not as futuristic as you'd think, where we'll be able to watch every movie ever made, in any language, day or night. Wood says the future is getting close. I caught …

Weekly Online Video News Roundup – The Up North Edition

Weekly Online Video News Roundup   The Up North Edition

While you read this, I will be covering a tabletop gaming event up in the area of Minneapolis. In fact, much of this was written early in the week as I had a six-and-a-half-hour bus ride on Thursday. But how can I forget my duties …

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