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.

List of Online Video Platform APIs

As most of you know, an online video platform provides companies with video hosting and delivery services among various other features and functionality that can vary (analytics, ad networks, HD support, etc...).  Many of these online video platforms (and there are just too many right now ...

Defining ROI for Online Video: A Fluid and Frank Discussion

Mark Portu, CEO of The FeedRoom, looks back at the first 10 years of online video and offers practical advice on achieving ROI Over the years, we've seen Web video evolve from a relatively nascent, one-way mass medium into a popular and far-reaching platform for ...

Video Intelligence – What Do Businesses Really Need?

I interview online video platform provider Veeple's CEO Scott Broomfield about his argument that businesses today need "video intelligence" – interactivity and engagement features directly within the video to make it intelligent enough for its audiences' needs and for business goals. 

Vzaar Adds HD Video To EBay Selling Manager

Vzaar, the video hosting service, have now got their new eBay Selling Manager Application approved and ready for users. The application is the first eBay approved to bring video capabilities to the platform as well as customizable video players.

Livestream APIs and Brightcove Integration

Livestream APIs and Brightcove Integration

Livestream, formerly Mogulus, have released a set of open APIs for the service expanding the ability to integrate it into your online video strategy. Plus the service is also now able to integrate its live streaming with the Brightcove video player. Livestream just announced earlier ...

Inside YouTube’s Evolution and Recent Changes

You want a great read?  Check out Nalts' article entitled "Seven Secrets YouTube Doesn't Want You To Know!”  It's full of some great insight on how YouTube works and how it has changed and evolved.  Some of this knowledge comes courtesy of Nalts' first-hand experience ...

Video Heatmaps, A Breakthrough for Sales Teams?

Grant Crowell of ReelSEO reviews Wistia's Video Heatmaps feature for their web-based video marketing, sales, and collaboration application.

Blip.tv Adds More Knobs To Dashboard, Expands Distribution Channels

Blip.TV recently decided that they didn't have enough knobs, switches, levers, buttons and what nots on their dashboard. So they decided to upgrade it and throw in some new things for you to play with. Additionally, since they were doing some work anyway, they decided ...

Adobe Gets Serious With Open Source – Opens Up That MF

Adobe has started to take open source video serious and now has the open source media framework (osmf, strobe). Read about Adobe opens up flash media player framework

On Video Cloud 9 - Video and Cloud-based Computing

Video can sometimes require a large amount of resources. So it's no wonder that with the ever-increasing popularity of cloud-based computing that someone realized it might be a good way to go with online video. This past week, FierceOnlineVideo published a good post that looks ...

Kaltura Launches Free Open Source Online Video Platform

Kaltura has been rambling around the net for some time now but just only recently announced the launch of their full Community Edition which is a free, open source and self-hosted online video platform. This is a big day for all of those that want ...

Delve Delves Into Your Pocket for Self-Service Video

Delve Networks has opened a new self-service, pay-via-credit-card billing option for their video platform aimed at business users. Now you can go from zero to online video hero in a matter of minutes.

Vimeo Gives You More Features Now

Vimeo just announced one important change to their service and several new features. As they're one of the big boys I thought it would be appropriate to let you all know.

Wistia Embedded Video Metrics – The Video Solution for SMBs?

I review the video sharing application and project management service, Wistia, and talk with CEO Chris Savage on how they are positioning themselves as an affordable top-tier business solution for the SMB crowd.

Joost Reinvents Service As Brandable Video Platform

Joost was what the creators of Skype went on to after it was sold. They've recently announced a new focus for the company, mainly they want to be a white box video platform and they're working toward that goal now. The new Joost will seek ...