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…

Massive Cloud-based GPU Potential for Online Video Via Amazon Services

Massive Cloud based GPU Potential for Online Video Via Amazon Services

I wrote at article this morning at GDN (Amazon Clusters Offer Massive GPU Potential) talking about the potential that the newly announced cloud-based GPU (that's graphics processing unit, just in case) service from Amazon could have for the gaming industry. It took some hours for ...

Saturday Morning Awesome Sauce: Adobe Continues Bridging Gap with Flash to HTML5 Conversion Tool

Saturday Morning Awesome Sauce: Adobe Continues Bridging Gap with Flash to HTML5 Conversion Tool

If you read ReelSEO regularly you'll be aware that yesterday I wrote about how Adobe teamed up with Kaltura on an online video player featuring both Flash and HTML5. Well their efforts to remain the leader in online media for websites haven't stopped there. With ...

How The HTML 5 War Has Been Won, By Adobe and Kaltura

How The HTML 5 War Has Been Won, By Adobe and Kaltura

Many people out there think that a war was brewing. That it was us versus them, that one thing is better than the other and that, in Highlander style: There can be only one. Adobe proved them all wrong this week by incorporating Kaltura's HTML5 ...

Exploring HDR Video - The Real Future of 3D Video

Exploring HDR Video   The Real Future of 3D Video

For those who shoot video on a regular basis, high contrast lighting situations generally provide a challenge, as you have to make a trade-off between correctly exposing for the shadows or the highlights in the frame. Thanks to HDR video techniques you can have the ...

Encoding.com Offers HTML5 Preset Options for Ogg Theora, WebM VP8 on H.264

Encoding.com Offers HTML5 Preset Options for Ogg Theora, WebM VP8 on H.264

Encoding.com, one of the coolest places to do quick transcoding of video online, or online video for that matter, have just announced several new presets aimed at the HTML5 video market. This should make things easier for everyone using the service and wanting to support ...

Google TV Missing Major TV Network Partners, and I Doubt Google Cares

Google TV Missing Major TV Network Partners, and I Doubt Google Cares

Yesterday Google finally opened the curtain on Google TV, giving the world some much-needed detail on what the product is and what it will be able to do.  And I was pretty impressed.

Netflix Adds Video Out Capabilities To Their iPhone App

This is pretty cool--cool enough to make me wish I had an iPhone.  Netflix has updated their iPhone app, and announced that they are adding video-out capabilities, though it will only work with the iPhone 4 and iPod Touch 4G models. That means that Netflix ...

Open Video Conference To Shine Again On New York City

Open Video Conference To Shine Again On New York City

Lights, camera, Action! ReelSEO is a proud media partner of the Open Video Conference. Set for 1-2, October 2010, the conference will highlight industry leaders from business, academia, art and activism, bringing them together to discuss technical and creative innovation in the online video space.

Russian Amateur's Transformers Film Shows How YouTube is Leveling the Playing Field

Russian Amateurs Transformers Film Shows How YouTube is Leveling the Playing Field

I hate to be the guy who keeps referencing one particular recent post, but I'm going to reference TED-curator Chris Anderson's CNN article one more time.  His piece is all about how online video is pushing conventional boundaries due to the audience size and the ...

Logitech Revue With Google TV Priced and Dated, Dish Network Offers Deal?

Logitech Revue With Google TV Priced and Dated, Dish Network Offers Deal?

Engadget got wind of the Logitech Revue release and states that it's set to hit on September 29th for $299. That's a lot of two's and nine's. They are also stating that DISH Network is dropping a big price break on its users.

Microsoft Moves To HTML5 Video for ESPN Xbox 360 Application

Microsoft Moves To HTML5 Video for ESPN Xbox 360 Application

Microsoft has switched up its game or at least the technology you'll be using to watch the big game thanks to their ESPN3 video application on the Xbox 360. It's an interesting decision I think. It seems that they've nixed anything related to their own ...

HDR Video - What It Is, Why You Want It and Its Future

HDR Video   What It Is, Why You Want It and Its Future

I have a friend who is deeply into photography. So one day he starts asking me about HDR (High dynamic range) video. I frankly am at a loss having only a passing acquaintance with photography in general (it's one of those hobbies I would like ...

Opera Sings for Widget TV Revolution

Opera Sings for Widget TV Revolution

The TV widgets, or is it Widget TV? I like Widget TV, after all, we've got Google TV and Apple TV so why not Widget TV. Plus, it's just fun to say widget. Widgety widgety widgety whack! Alright, let's get to it.

The Reel Weekend: Super Cool, Kick Ass Video Production Gear!

The Reel Weekend: Super Cool, Kick Ass Video Production Gear!

I honestly had no idea what to write about this weekend. But I did come across some really kick ass video production gear and thought, hey that might be interesting. So here you go. I imagined what it would be like to take a little ...

VideoLAN’s VLC Player App To Show Up On iPad? It Depends On Apple’s Approval

VideoLAN’s VLC Player App To Show Up On iPad? It Depends On Apple’s Approval

VideoLan (makers of the popular VLC media player) has been ported by Applidium and the the makers of the software are pleased. It's been submitted to Apple, but the question remains, will they [Apple] allow a video player that's not directly tied to their software, shopping ...