Video Technology

Video Technology – Our look at streaming video technology, both today and in the future. You’ll read about online video and mobile video – production, video publishing technologies, streaming video delivery technology, etc… etc…

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.

How To Publish HTML5 Video Tag With Fallback Mechanism

How To Publish HTML5 Video Tag With Fallback Mechanism

It's all the rage. A debate about codec rages on and as such we need to stay on the cutting edge. Right now the cutting edge consists of implementing it as well as deciding which video format to support. So in part 1 of the ...

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 ...

Less Than 50% of Publishers Ready To Implement HTML5 Video

A new report, Supporting the iPad and HTML5, by StreamingMedia.com contributing editor Jan Ozer says that less than 50% of respondents are preparing to switch over to the HTML 5 video tag in the "near future". Far less than those pushing the hype-making juggernaut would ...

Is YouTube Moving Into The Live Video Streaming Market?

A few weeks ago I wrote an article here at ReelSEO entitled Speculation On What YouTube's 6th Year Might Bring.  It was around the time of their 5th anniversary fanfare, and was intended as a playful look at some of YouTube's possible future moves.  I ...

HTML5 Is Better Than Sliced Bread for Online Video Advertising!

A recent post over at Mediapost talked about how HTML 5 is going to completely rewrite the online video advertising landscape. I beg to differ because I, unlike many, don't buy into all the hype surrounding everything and I'm too lazy to hop on all ...

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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