Video Platforms & Solutions

Information about online video hosting platforms and video streaming platforms (OVP) and online video companies. Coverage of the business of online video, video platform startups, and other internet video platforms. Ongoing industry coverage of the video hosing providers, video CMS platforms, video advertising platforms, internet sharing platforms and other video platforms dedicated to publishing and monetizing web video.

Why Don't All Video Platforms Display Video View Counts?!

Why Don't All Video Platforms Display Video View Counts?!

When I was preparing a post about Red Letter Media's Star Wars reviews earlier in the week, I discovered something surprising.  Well, it was surprising to me.  Blip.tv--where Red Letter's latest video is hosted--doesn't share video view counts publicly on the website.  It was important ...

Vimeo Increases Upload Limits To 5GB for Paid Members

Vimeo Increases Upload Limits To 5GB for Paid Members

Vimeo has always been a home for creative individuals and independent filmmakers.  In fact, they've almost gone out of their way to avoid courting just any video creators, specifically focusing on members of the artistic community.  And today they've announced a change to their service ...

Ooyala On How To Measure Social Video Marketing Success

Ooyala On How To Measure Social Video Marketing Success

Grant Crowell interviews Bismarck Lepe, co-founder and President of Products for one of today's leading online video platforms, Ooyala, about how to work with your online video platform provider for doing “social video marketing,” and discuss how “social needs to be a standard part of everybody's targeting for delivering a message to consumers” today.

Money Never Sleeps As Oliver Stone Invests In Online Video Platform

Money Never Sleeps As Oliver Stone Invests In Online Video Platform

There's plenty of room in the online video space for all sorts of platforms, products, and services.  It's easy to see YouTube as the big dog--and they are--but plenty of other video solutions exist for businesses, and many of them are thriving.  And when you're ...

In-depth Review of ButoTV Video Platform: Interactivity Meets Simplicity

In depth Review of ButoTV Video Platform: Interactivity Meets Simplicity

Online video platforms (OVPs) are springing up all over the place. It's like the Dawn of Web 2.0 all over again and Buto.tv (prounounced boo-toe I think) is getting in on it as well (and have been for some time). However, they might be taking ...

23Video Wants To Help Companies Create Customizable, Branded Video Portals

23Video Wants To Help Companies Create Customizable, Branded Video Portals

As more businesses of all sizes embrace online video, there is a growing demand for customizable video platforms.  And while Brightcove has lead the charge in providing branded video solutions, there are many businesses that are still not able to afford their services.  A new ...

Brightcove 5 Enhancements Create More Robust and Efficient Platform

Brightcove 5 Enhancements Create More Robust and Efficient Platform

Brightcove put out the newest major release of their online video platform. As I've been immersed in several different OVPs of late I was looking forward to all of the new features that they've got going here and I'm going to try and get in, ...

Kantar Videolytics - Track, Syndicate, Optimize - An In-depth Review

Kantar Videolytics   Track, Syndicate, Optimize   An In depth Review

Kantar Videolytics recently trotted out a long list of premier partners which included some of the major players in online video (Brightcove, Brightroll, Adap.tv, LiveRail, Tremor, ScanScout, you get the picture) for their new Videolytics (video analytics) offering. So what better reason to get on ...

Vimeo Now Has Couch-Mode for Google TV and Home Theater PCs

Vimeo Now Has Couch Mode for Google TV and Home Theater PCs

As Google TV continues its rollout, several top websites are hurrying to ensure that their content looks great on the device.  And just like YouTube's Leanback, Vimeo has now unveiled its own Google-TV-friendly interface, called "couch mode.”

Google Releases Improved YouTube App for Android

Google Releases Improved YouTube App for Android

If you have an Android phone, it probably came with a native YouTube app pre-installed.  Mine did.  And using it has been a strangely average experience.  It isn't bad, but it isn't great either.  But now that may be changing. Specifically, Google has released a ...