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…

Flash Video Isn't Dead, It Just Pivoted

Flash Video Isnt Dead, It Just Pivoted

HTML5 is the future of video. Probably. Or if not HTML5, its successors. It seems that the whole web has rallied behind the desire to get rid of third-party plugins - especially closed plugins like Flash. And so every major new web browser now supports ...

Verizon Working On Video Content Delivery System

Verizon Working On Video Content Delivery System

And you all thought that Verizon was just aiming to cover its own customers and network with content? Well, apparently we were all wrong. It seems that they've dropped a pretty large penny, $370M worth of them in fact, in working out a streaming video ...

Sony CES 2012 Press Conference: New Video Related Product Lineup

Sony CES 2012 Press Conference: New Video Related Product Lineup

It's CES people and time to bring the RAIN! As in a downpour of awesome announcements on cool new tech, services and everything connected. What's been the big thing so far for me? Well the Sony press conference promised one login for everything and that ...

Logitech Brings 1080p HD To Home Video Conferencing With New Webcam

Logitech Brings 1080p HD To Home Video Conferencing With New Webcam

Logitech is announcing today a new webcam that allows up to 1080p video conferencing when used in conjunction with the compatible software. The Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920 will also be able to do 15MP still images with one-touch uploads to social networks. "People are increasingly ...

Popcorn Framework Usage Surprises Even Its Creators

Popcorn Framework Usage Surprises Even Its Creators

Over the past few months, we have followed a couple of exciting new video applications for Popcorn.js, an HTML 5 framework for video.  It was introduced essentially through Wired in October, where documentary filmmakers were able to add interactive links in their films to provide ...

Putting Raystream To The Test, Does it Stand Up to Its Claims?

Putting Raystream To The Test, Does it Stand Up to Its Claims?

A while back, I wrote about Raystream's new technology that is set to revolutionize the online video industry, or is it? I sent them a 271MB video file and asked them to do that voodoo that they do to it and send it back. Might ...

Introducing Dailymotion Cloud Video Delivery Business

Introducing Dailymotion Cloud Video Delivery Business

Dailymotion is expanding outside of the curated content business and into the cloud-based online video serving business and why not? After all, everyone else is doing it too no? Alright, not everyone.

Wireless Home Digital Interface Product Roundup

Wireless Home Digital Interface Product Roundup

Unlike, well, pretty much everyone, I have had a WHDI device in my house for much of the year. What is it? WHDI is wireless HD video streaming and it is brilliant. Now I've been in contact with the Wireless Home Digital Interface people for ...

Video Gadget Gift Giving Guide - The Chris Edition

Video Gadget Gift Giving Guide   The Chris Edition

It fell to me to do a video gadgetry gift guide. Since I dabble in all things consumer electronics, I figured, why not? I'm going to break it up into price ranges because some of us aren't millionaires but we all have video gadget needs, ...

Auditioning For A TV Role? You Might Be Doing It Online Soon

Auditioning For A TV Role? You Might Be Doing It Online Soon

I get all sorts of fascinating stuff in my inbox. Granted, a lot of it doesn't quite fit into the coverage area here. Then again, a lot does, like this interesting bit of news I got from Playkast. It seems the TV auditions are now ...